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Mobilizing for total war : the National Socialist leadership and social and labour prerequisites for intensifying the German war effort, 1941-1945

Hancock, Eleanor Iris Margarete


This thesis examines the differing concepts of total war, and the resulting policies and strategies for their acceptance pursued from 1941 to 1945 by four prominent National Socialist leaders, Martin Bormann, Heinrich Himmler, Joseph Goebbels and Albert Speer. Speer and Goebbels suggested, and later historians have agreed, that the National Socialist government only reluctantly oriented its economic and social production to the war effort. A study of the policies and ideas of these men is...[Show more]

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Date published: 1988
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d77884b4e574


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