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    • Hitler's Hangman

    • The Life of Heydrich
    • By: Robert Gerwarth
    • Narrated by: Napoleon Ryan
    • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177

    Reinhard Heydrich is widely recognized as one of the great iconic villains of the 20th century, an appalling figure even within the context of the Nazi leadership. Chief of the Nazi Criminal Police, the SS Security Service, and the Gestapo, ruthless overlord of Nazi-occupied Bohemia and Moravia, and leading planner of the "Final Solution," Heydrich played a central role in Hitler's Germany.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Essential reading

    • By Wilf H. on 01-05-17

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Vanquished

    • Why the First World War Failed to End
    • By: Robert Gerwarth
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115

    In The Vanquished, a highly original and gripping work of history, Robert Gerwarth asks us to think again about the true legacy of the First World War. In large part it was not the fighting on the Western Front that proved so ruinous to Europe's future but the devastating aftermath, as countries on both sides of the original conflict were savaged by revolutions, pogroms, mass expulsions, and further major military clashes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • little-known period following WWI is illuminated

    • By John on 02-16-17

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Vanquished

    • Why the First World War Failed to End, 1917-1923
    • By: Robert Gerwarth
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    For the Western allies, 11 November 1918 has always been a solemn date - the end of fighting which had destroyed a generation and a vindication of a terrible sacrifice with the total collapse of their principal enemies: the German Empire, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire. But for much of the rest of Europe, this was a day with no meaning, as a continuing nightmarish series of conflicts engulfed country after country. In this highly original, gripping book, Robert Gerwarth asks us to think again about the true legacy of the First World War.

    Regular price: $20.24