1924 NPR coverage of 1924: The Year That Made Hitler by Peter Ross Range. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
The Year That Made Hitler
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For the first time, an author devotes an entire book to the single, dark year of Hitler's incarceration following his attempted coup during the Beer Hall Putsch. 50,000 first printing.
NPR stories about 1924
Adolf Hitler gives the Nazi salute in Nuremberg, Germany, in 1935. Author Peter Ross Range says that Hitler's time in prison in 1924 helped pave the way for his rise to power.
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