Our Friend “The Enemy”: Elite Education in Britain and Germany before World War I

Our Friend “The Enemy”: Elite Education in Britain and Germany before World War IOur Friend "The Enemy": Elite Education in Britain and Germany before World War I by Thomas Weber
ISBN: 9780804700146
Published by Stanford University Press on 2008
Genres: Education, Europe, General, Germany, Great Britain
Pages: 338

Len's Summary: A scholarly look at Oxford and Heidelberg University, as well as the character of European society on the eve of WWI. Challenges the concept that pre-1914 Europe was bound to collapse.

Hitler’s First War: Adolf Hitler, the Men of the List Regiment, and the First World War

Hitler’s First War: Adolf Hitler, the Men of the List Regiment, and the First World WarHitler's First War: Adolf Hitler, the Men of the List Regiment, and the First World War by Thomas Weber
ISBN: 9780199226382
Published by Oxford University Press on September 29th 2011
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Political, History, Europe, Germany, World War I
Pages: 450

Len's Summary: Draws on the writings of Hitler’s fellow soldiers of the List Regiment to offer a different view that that presented in Mein Kampf; challenges common wisdom that WWI was a seminal catastrophe for Gemany. See also: Corporal Hitler and the Great War.