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Volker Ullrich

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Volker Ullrich is a historian and journalist whose previous books include biographies of Bismarck and Napoleon, as well as a major study of Imperial Germany, The Nervous Superpower 1871—1918. From 1990 to 2009, Ullrich was the editor of the ‘Political Book’ review section of the influential weekly newspaper, Die Zeit. On publication in Germany in 2013, Hitler: Ascent 1889—1939 became a top ten bestseller.

Books by Volker Ullrich

Eight Days in May

A gripping history of Germany's 'zero hour', the eight days between Hitler's death and the war's end

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Hitler: Volume II

The long-awaited second volume of Volker Ullrich's acclaimed biography of the Führer, taking us through the war years - from the early triumphs of the Blitzkrieg to Hitler's suicide in his Berlin bunker

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Hitler: Volume I

A landmark biography that explores the uncharted territory of Hitler the human being.

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