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Author Breitman, Richard, 1947- author.

Title The Berlin mission : the American who resisted Nazi Germany from within / Richard Breitman.

Publication Info. New York : Public Affairs, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  92 Geist,R BRE    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description x, 329 pages , 8 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-307) and index.
Contents Visas -- The rise of the Nazis -- Americans encounter the Nazi revolution -- Very private lives -- Probing the new state -- Immigration and emigration -- Post-Olympic competition -- Austria and Freud -- The refugee crisis -- Kristallnacht -- Testing Goring -- Children -- Toward war -- From afar -- Indirect influence.
Summary An unknown story of an unlikely hero--the U.S. consul who best analyzed the threat posed by Nazi Germany and predicted the horrors to come.
Subject Geist, Raymond Herman, 1885-1955.
Consuls -- United States -- Biography.
Jews -- Germany -- History -- 1933-1945.
Germany -- Emigration and immigration -- 1933-1945.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Germany.
Germany -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9781541742161 (hardcover)

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