Berlin Diary

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This book is a day to day account of the momentous events leading up to World War II in Europe as witnessed by the journalist William L. Shirer.

What makes this book stand out?

It is not an objective history, but a real-time narrative filled with urgency, uncertainty, speculation, decisions, and regret.

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The book is based on personal experiences of the author

Don't read it for

The author is a bit blunt about his assessment of the German population.

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