Jesse: The Man Who Outran Hitler (autobiography)

Adolf Hitler's autobiography Mein Kampf was an instant sellout when it hit bookstores in Germany for the first time since the Second World War. More than 15,000 advance orders were placed, despite the initial print of 4,000 copies, with one copy even put up for resale on for $10,867.

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A 2,000-page critical edition of Hitler's autobiography hits bookstores in Germany for the first time since 1945. The Jewish community says Holocaust survivors 'will be offended'.

Historians had previously warned that the book was “too dangerous for the general public". Washington Post discusses new printing of formerly banned Adolph Hitler autobiography.


POWERPOINTS MADE BY CATHERINE: 10 Piercing_Quotes From Adolf Hitler_Autobiography...

Literature was prominent in the 20s.Reading was a nice recreational activity especially during the winter months when other forms of activity was limited.Many great books were written and some that were controversial as well,but stated a clear opinion (Adolf Hitler's autobiography in 1925).Various people took time to gain knowledge from printed material.Magazines were commonly filled with short stories.Overall literature was a positive impact.

“A copy of Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler’s autobiography, was on the shelf,” he said. “Out of curiosity, I pulled it out. On the fly leaf, it was signed by Hitler. I was tempted to take it, but an infantryman can only carry so much.

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These are the private photographs Adolf Hitler didn't want anyone to see. Taken by photographer Heinrich Hoffmann, the extraordinary pictures show Hitler rehearsing while listening to a recording of one of his own speeches. They were reportedly taken in 1925, soon after Hitler was released from a nine-month stint in prison during which he dictated his autobiography, Mein Kampf. After seeing the photographs, Hitler requested that Hoffmann destroy the negatives, but he did not.

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