Publication Date: 2016-01-26
"Before Adolf Hitler's rise to power in Germany, there was 1924. This was the year of Hitler's final transformation into the self-proclaimed savior and infallible leader who would interpret and distort Germany's historical traditions to support his vision for the Third Reich. Everything that would come--the rallies and riots, the single-minded deployment of a catastrophically evil idea--all of it crystallized in one defining year. 1924 was the year that Hitler spent locked away from society, in prison and surrounded by co-conspirators of the failed Beer Hall Putsch. It was a year of deep reading and intensive writing, a year of courtroom speeches and a treason trial, a year of slowly walking gravel paths and spouting ideology while working feverishly on the book that became his manifesto: 'Mein Kampf.' Until now, no one has fully examined this single and pivotal period of Hitler's life. In '1924,' Peter Ross Range richly depicts the stories and scenes of a year vital to understanding the man and the brutality he wrought in a war that changed the world forever."--Publisher description.
History Book Club When and Where
Monday, September 19, 2016
6:00- 8:00 pm
2780 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lawrenceville, GA 30044-5865
This is a free program and new members interested in history are always welcome.