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The Resource An iron wind : Europe under Hitler, Peter Fritzsche

An iron wind : Europe under Hitler, Peter Fritzsche

Label
An iron wind : Europe under Hitler
Title
An iron wind
Title remainder
Europe under Hitler
Statement of responsibility
Peter Fritzsche
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Contributor
Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Unlike World War I, when the horrors of battle were largely confined to the front, World War II reached into the lives of ordinary people in an unprecedented way. Entire countries were occupied, millions were mobilized for the war effort, and in the end, the vast majority of the war's dead were non-combatant men, women, and children. Inhabitants of German-occupied Europe--the war's deadliest killing ground--experienced forced labor, deportation, mass executions, and genocide. As direct targets of and witnesses to violence, rather than far-off bystanders, civilians were forced to face the war head on. Drawing on a wealth of diaries, letters, fiction, and other first-person accounts, award-winning historian Peter Fritzsche redefines our understanding of the civilian experience of war across the vast territory occupied and threatened by Nazi Germany. Amid accumulating horrors, ordinary people across Europe grappled with questions of faith and meaning, often reaching troubling conclusions. World War II exceeded the human capacity for understanding, and those men and women who lived through it suspected that language could not adequately register the horrors they saw and experienced
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1959-
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Fritzsche, Peter
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Sean Runnette
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Runnette, Sean
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  • Hitler, Adolf
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Civilians in war
  • Violence
  • War and society
  • Europe
Target audience
adult
Label
An iron wind : Europe under Hitler, Peter Fritzsche
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Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
48248988
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
2 MP3 CDs (approximately 14 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781515962236
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System details
Requires the use of an MP3 enabled CD player or computer
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
An iron wind : Europe under Hitler, Peter Fritzsche
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
48248988
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
2 MP3 CDs (approximately 14 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781515962236
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System details
Requires the use of an MP3 enabled CD player or computer
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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