From Moltke to Hitler

the evolution of German military doctrine, 1865-1939
  • 34 Pages
  • 2.53 MB
  • English
The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina , Charleston
Germany -- Military po



Statementby Larry H. Addington.
SeriesCitadel monograph series ;, no. 6
LC ClassificationsUA710 .A62
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5530883M
LC Control Number67006184

This book is about Helmuth James Graf (Count) von Moltke, a fascinating member of the conscience-based German resistance in WWII. While this figure particularly intrigued me for his serious Christianity, I believe even non-Christians would find much to admire in his conscientious, principled resistance against the Nazi menace, from by: 6.

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The book is well-written and contains a strong narrative for all three subjects, with the second von Moltke receiving the fewest pages.

Helmuth Carl Bernhard von Moltke is presented in all of his military glory as the founder of the modern German military and Cited by: 1. Freya von Moltke, Part of a Core of Nazi Resistance, Is Dead at By Douglas Martin. Jan. 9, Women and the Anti-Hitler Plot of ,” a. Letters to Freya: by Helmuth James Moltke (Book); Blood and iron: from Bismarck to Hitler the von Moltke family's impact on German history by Otto Friedrich (Book); Helmuth von Moltke; a leader against Hitler by Michael Balfour (Book).

Anthony Read's top 10 books about Hitler and the Third Reich Published on Sun 16 Nov EST Anthony Read's latest book is The Devil's Disciples: The Lives and Times of. Book Helmuth Von Moltke. A Leader Against Hitler, by M Balfour and J Frisby, revd by B R von Oppen. Moltke smuggled a leaflet circulated by Hans and Sophie Scholl to the Allies, who distributed millions of copies over Germany.

The first in the resistance to learn about Auschwitz, Moltke made sure this information was spread as widely as possible. Moltke was an intensely religious man, and opposed assassinating Hitler. Get this from a library.

From Moltke to Hitler; the evolution of German military doctrine. [Larry H Addington]. —The New York Times Book Review.

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Gordon A. Craig. Opposing the Nazis from the outset, patriotic lawyer Count Helmuth James von Moltke worked as an analyst in the Third Reich's military intelligence headquarters, where he clandestinely supported the anti-Hitler From Moltke to Hitler book and devised a blueprint for a democratic : BLOOD AND IRON: From Bismarck to Hitler, the Von Moltke Family's Impact on German History User Review - Kirkus.

Two centuries of German history are brought into focus through the lens of a strategically placed, highly interesting family. American journalist Friedrich's (Olympia: Paris in the Age of Manet, Read full review3/5(1).

The first Von Moltke covered in the book whose carreer encompasses almost 2/3 of the book,is the hero of the Franco-Prussian War()Field Marshall Helmuth Karl Von Field Marshal was the "genius " behind the WArs of German Unity throughout the 's 'atingly enough he was 71 years old at the time of the by: 4.

Blood and Iron book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the turbulent history of modern Germany t he name of Moltke has st /5. Blood and Iron: From Bismarck to Hitler the Von Moltke Family's Impact on German History Otto Friedrich, Author HarperCollins Publishers $30 (0p) ISBN.

Helmuth von Moltke; a leader against Hitler: Michael Leonard Graham Balfour: Books - 5/5(1). When he arrived in Manhattan aboard a crowded refugee ship inhowever, he was virtually unknown in the United States and had yet to write his best-known books, From Caligari to Hitler and Theory of Film.

Johannes von Moltke details the intricate ways in which the American intellectual and political context shaped Kracauer’s seminal. Genealogy. Descended from the old Mecklenburg noble family of Moltke, he was the grandson of the Prussian district administrator Adolph von Moltke (–), who was a brother of Field Marshal Helmuth von Moltke and the son of Royal Prussian Minister of State and Oberpräsident Friedrich von Moltke (–).

Moltke married Davida Yorck von Wartenberg (September. Though other von Moltkes crop up here and there, the book's remaining third is mainly concerned with the field marshal's heroic descendant, Helmuth James von Moltke.

A man of clear mind, independent conscience, and firm resolve, this von Moltke opposed Hitler and the Nazis and hoped to help steer Germany back on the track of decency.

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They dubbed themselves the Kreisau Circle because they met several times at Helmuth von Moltke’s family estate of Kreisau in the province of Silesia, some kilometers, or about miles, from Berlin (and today part of Poland). Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering in Poland, in Roger-Viollet.

Chair Johannes von Moltke's latest book, The Curious Humanist: Siegfried Kracauer in America, is now out from University of California Press.

From University of California Press: "During the Weimar Republic, Siegfried Kracauer established himself as a trenchant theorist of film, culture, and modernity, and he is now considered one of the key thinkers of the twentieth century.

Helmuth von Moltke: A Leader Against Hitler | Michael Balfour, Julian Frisby (auth.) | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Colonel Gerhard P. Gross, Bundeswehr, head of the Department of German Military History before at the Bundeswehr Center of Military History and Social Sciences in Potsdam, Germany, is the author of numerous books and coeditor of The Schlieffen Plan: International Perspectives on the German Strategy for World War I.

Major General David T. Brand: University Press of Kentucky. A younger group around Helmuth von Moltke’s Kreisau Circle planned to fashion a Germany that was democratic, antiracist, and internationalist:.

"A lot of terrible history happened between Russia and Poland, and between Germany and Poland," says Moltke, who was 6 years old when Hitler's Gestapo (secret police) hanged his father. Helmuth James von Moltke speaks at his trial in Julywhere he was later convicted of treason and executed.

von Moltke opposed an assassination attempt of Adolf Hitler but was part of the. Book Review: The Berlin School: Films from the Berliner Schule Edited by Rajendra Roy and Anke Leweke, Berlin School Glossary: An ABC of the New Wave in German Cinema Edited by Roger F.

Cook, Lutz Koepnick, Kristin Kopp, and Brad Prager, The Counter-Cinema of the Berlin School by Marco AbelAuthor: Johannes Von Moltke.

Buy Letters to Freya Reprint by Von Moltke, Helmuth (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(9). While Citino began his work with Frederick, the Great Elector of the seventeenth century, Gross begins his book with Helmuth von Moltke, Moltke the Elder, and thus wades into a controversy that still resonates today, especially in the American military.

Moltke is credited with creating the operational level of warfare—or at least identifying it. This is the first book in English to give a comprehensive account of how soldiers, officials, Christians and workers in Germany fought together to frustrate Hitler's aims.

Withstanding Hitler Moltke Hitler hope influence January Jews justified Kluge Kreisau later leaders leaflets Leber Ludwig Beck March military Minister Moltke. Helmuth James von Moltke is awaiting trial for his leading role in the Kreisau Circle, one of the most important German resistance groups against the Nazis.

By a near miracle, the prison chaplain at Tegel is Harald Poelchau, a friend and co-conspirator of Helmuth and his wife, Freya/5. Three days later, Foreign Minister Beck of Poland warned H. von Moltke, the German Ambassador in Warsaw, against any German action involving Danzig.

(Page ) From Patrick Buchanan’s book, “Churchill, Hitler, and the Unnecessary War,” is a further clue – perhaps a somewhat corroborating bit of evidence. As an aside, Buchanan. I got the book because of a recent visit to the little museum of Claus von Stauffenberg in Stuttgart (he was the German officer who led an attempt to assassinate Hitler, which unfortunately failed).

The details in Von Moltke's letters. are sometimes overwhelming for a person like myself who knows nothing of the subject but amazing facts often /5(9).A collection of letters, previously published in Germany and written by a young German who opposed Hitler and the ""triumph of evil,"" that forms a rare historical document and spiritual testament.

A ""brilliant"" Oxford-educated international lawyer, born invon Moltke was a legal adviser in the Foreign Division of the German intelligence service.

From this inherently. This book, from the New Studies in European History, explores the influence of Helmuth von Moltke, Germany's Chief of the General Staff between and Based largely on previously-unknown primary sources, it shows that Moltke's influence on the Kaiser and on Germany's political decision-making to have been decisive, helping to foster an.