xi + 303 pp, reading list, references, appendix, index, 16 pp of b/w photographs. Corners bumped, jackets shows minor edge wear and a little rubbing. A bright, attractive copy.
"Since the end of World War II, it has become widely accepted that Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun died together in a suicide pact as Soviet armies entered Berlin. The man whose monstrous ambitions began the war did not sign the German surrender, nor was he brought to justice at the Nuremberg trials. Instead, the Allies were presented with a set of charred remains . . . It is now possible to reconstruct the events that led to the horrific scenario in the bunder. . . Hugh Thomas reveals exactly what took place as the inevitability of German defeat became apparent and the command structure of the Third Reich collapsed."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall