Doctor Goebbels: His Life and Death
As a leader of the twentieth century's most evil regimes, Joseph Goebbel's legacy is his work constructing the mythic image of Adolf Hitlerduring his ... Show synopsis As a leader of the twentieth century's most evil regimes, Joseph Goebbel's legacy is his work constructing the mythic image of Adolf Hitlerduring his rise to power and his catastrophic rule of Germany. In Doctor Goebbels, Roger Manvell and Heinrich Fraenkel reveal the man behind the Nazi propaganda machine, beginning with his idyllic childhood in Germany and ending in a dramatic death by suicide in the Fuhrer-bunker in 1945.Part biography and part horror, Manvell and Fraenkel delve deep into the mystery shrouding one of Hitler's most evil henchman. Using information from his own unpublished diary and first-hand accounts from the Nuremberg Trials, from Goebbel's sister Maria, and from the fiance of his youth, Else, Goebbel's carefully crafted character is ripped apart to reveal a boy determined to overcome youthful disabilitiesand prove his devotion and dedication to his country.Doctor Goebbels delivers the kind of detail that only true scholarship can provide. Written with flair and polished with precision, this account is sure to leave readers shocked and surprised at the life of the Fuhrer's 'Minister of Hate'.