By George S. Vascik and Mark R. Sadler,George S. Vascik,Mark R. Sadler
A severe improvement in sleek German or even ecu heritage that has obtained particularly little insurance previously, the Stab-in-the-Back fantasy used to be an test through the German army, nationalists and anti-Semites to give an explanation for how the German battle attempt collapsed in November 1918 in addition to the German Empire. It purported that the German military didn't lose the 1st global conflict yet have been betrayed via the civilians at the domestic entrance and the democratic politicians who had surrendered. the parable used to be one of many beginning myths of nationwide Socialism, now and then influencing Nazi behaviour within the Thirties and later their behavior within the moment international War.
The Stab-in-the-Back fable and the autumn of the Weimar Republic draws on German executive files, overseas and family newspaper debts, diplomatic studies, diary entries and letters to supply various nationwide and political views at the factor. The sourcebook additionally contains bankruptcy summaries, learn questions, and additional interpreting lists, as well as a number of visible assets and quite a number maps, charts, tables and graphs. this can be a important textual content for all scholars taking a look at the historical past of the Weimar Republic, the legacy of the 1st global battle and Germany within the twentieth century.
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The Stab-in-the-Back Myth and the Fall of the Weimar Republic: A History in Documents and Visual Sources by George S. Vascik and Mark R. Sadler,George S. Vascik,Mark R. Sadler