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History Day 2015

Resources for History Day


Note: check publication dates - some of these were published in 1940's or earlier.  Gives a perspective set within an historic era/context.

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    • Subject heading: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
  • My new order, edited with commentary by Raoul de Roussy de Sales, with an introduction by Raymond Gram Swing by author Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
    • STLib Stacks DD247.H5 A632
    • "A collection of Hitler's speeches set in a running commentary ... Millions of words have had to be eliminated, so as to retain only such speeches, or parts of speeches, as make a readable and instructive book."--Introd
  • Mein Kampf, complete and unabridged, fully annotated. author Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 Editorial sponsors: John Chamberlain, Sidney B. Fay and others (1939)
    • STLib Stacks DD247.H5 A33 1939a
  • The last days of Hitler, by H. R. Trevor-Roper (1947)
    • STLib Stacks DD247.H5 T7 1947a
  • The peoples of Europe versus Hitler (1943)
    • STLib Stacks D802.A2 P65   
  • Berlin diary; the journal of a foreign correspondent, 1934-1941 [by] William L. Shirer (1941)
    • STLib Stacks D811.5 .S5 1941
  • William Patrick & Brigid Elizabeth Hitler [electronic resource] / Federal Bureau of Investigation. Available online Permanent link
    • catalog summary - Brigid Elizabeth Hitler, nee Downey was born in1892 in Dublin, Ireland. She was the wife of Adolf Hitler's half-brother and second cousin, Alois Hitler. William Patrick Hitler their son was born on March 12, 1911, in Liverpool, England. Brigid met Alois, a waiter, in 1910 at a Dublin horse show. She claimed he beat her, so she left him, but because of being Catholic, she could not divorce him. After leaving Germany, Brigid and William came to the United States and settled in New York City. Brigid Hitler worked for the British War Relief in New York City. William Patrick Hitler gave speeches to men's clubs and other organizations telling them what it was like to live in Germany under the Nazi regime. He was rejected by the United States Army in 1942. William Patrick Hitler was inducted into the United States Navy on March 6, 1944
  • "Non sono cosi pazzo de volere una guerra" ... Hitler [1943?]
    • STlib Fed Docs Pr 32.5002:Miscellaneous
    • Excerpts from speeches by Hitler and others, news reports, etc., covering the period preceding the outbreak of war. Published in several foreign languages, for official use. Cf. Monthly catalog, 1943, p. 1231  Issued by the United States Office of War Information?
  • "I am not crazy enough to want a war" ... Hitler [1942?]
    • ST Lib Fed Docs Pr 32.5002:Miscellaneous
  • These four men; radio biographies of the four most talked-about men in the world, Winston Churchill, Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Franklin D. Roosevelt, presented by the National broadcasting company. [New York, Printed by William E. Rudge's sons, 1941]
    • STLib Stacks PN6120.R2 N35  
    • "A radio series ... built and produced in its entirety by members of the NBC staff."--p. 3


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