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Aftermath: Life in the Fallout of the Third Reich, 1945-1955

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Aftermath: Life in the Fallout of the Third Reich, 1945-1955

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Germany, 1945 - a country in ruins. Cities have been reduced to rubble and more than half of the population are where they do not belong or do not want to be. How can a functioning society ever emerge from this chaos?
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Germany, 1945 - a country in ruins. Cities have been reduced to rubble and more than half of the population are where they do not belong or do not want to be. How can a functioning society ever emerge... from this chaos? In bombed-out Berlin, Ruth Andreas-Friedrich, journalist and member of the Nazi resistance, warms herself by a makeshift stove and records in her diary how a frenzy of expectation and industriousness grips the city. The Americans send Hans Habe, an Austro-Hungarian Jewish journalist and US army soldier, to the frontline of psychological warfare - tasked with establishing a newspaper empire capable of remoulding the minds of the Germans. The philosopher Hannah Arendt returns to the country she fled to find a population gripped by a manic loquaciousness, but faces a deafening wall of silence at the mention of the Holocaust. Aftermath is a nuanced panorama of a nation undergoing monumental change. 1945 to 1955 was a raw, wild decade poised between two eras that proved decisive for Germany's future - and one starkly different to how most of us imagine it today. Featuring black and white photographs and posters from post-war Germany - some beautiful, some revelatory, some shocking - Aftermath evokes an immersive portrait of a society corrupted, demoralised and freed - all at the same time.
  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Publication Date: 08/07/2021
  • Publisher: Ebury Publishing
  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom
  • Pages: 400
  • Dimensions (mm): 235x155x30mm
  • Weight: 489g
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  • Format:Paperback
  • Publication Date: 08/07/2021
  • Author:Harald Jahner, Shaun Whiteside

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