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responsibility for s reign rests on those like Hindenburg and Papen for their nderestimationfor Hitler s reign on those like Hindenburg and Papen for their Artists on Art underestimation Hitler than the general German public should also share the blameIn addition Turner s answering theestion of what would have happened had Hitler not come to power seems nreasonable The author suggests that had Hitler not come to power a military coup would have overtaken the government and the atrocities of WWII would have been avoided It is difficult to make assumptions of what might had happened if Hindenburg or other resisted Hitler s rise to power No one can say for certain the fate of the government at the end the Weimer Republic had alternate been taken In addition it is difficult to say that the atrocities of WWII would have been completely avoided There had been for some time a growing resentment for both communism and the Jews Perhaps these crimes might have been on a lesser scale in which all of Europe was not involved However these atrocities regardless of their extent seemed destined to be committed because of the complacency of the German republic refer to the book The Butcher s TaleOverall Henry Ashby Tuner s Hitler s Thirty Days to Power was an excellent text It provided a microscopic look into the last thirty days before Hitler obtained chancellorship which eventually led to his dictatorship This approach was helpful in nderstanding how Hitler s rise to power It allowed his audience to witness the key figures involved and their reasoning for being a part of the scheme In addition the reader also is provided with the sense that there were several opportunities to prevent Hitler s reign yet they were pushed aside Further Turner showed the audience that although Hitler took advantage of the conflict between several key figures in government it is these individuals like Papen and Hindenburg that are responsible for Hitler They The Superior Peninsula underestimated Hitler and their large egos led them to believe that they couldltimately control him Turner s text is valuable to not only the study of history but also as a study for the future The book teaches the world s governments that we should not Don't Go Shopping for Hair Care Products Without Me: Over 2,000 Brand Name Products Reviewed Plus the Latest Hair Care Information underestimate those seeking or holding power Most importantly when an individual claims or even brazenly writes a book on their political goals like Hitler did with perhaps we should see these claims or writings as absolute truths Goals which people like Hitler intend to reach This is a very well written account of Hitler s instatement as Chancellor of Germany in January 1933 and definitely one of the key turning points on the path to World War II The author presents the series of events that led to Hitler s grab for power and also givess excellent descriptions of the characters involved and how their personalities culminated in Hitler s becoming Chancellor of GermanyThe three main people were Schleicher who was Chancellor in January Hindenburg who was President and Papen who was ex Chancellor prior to Schleicher We are given thorough portrayals of what occurred behind the scenes in this grab for power As the author correctly states these three men were still in the driver s seat any one of them could have prevented the Nazi leader from acuiring power After January it was Hitler who was solely in charge These three plus their advisors are presented as vacillating in their various roles and Sweet Potato Pie unable tonderstand how to maintain their various positions especially Schleicher It was only Hitler who knew what he wanted to become Chancellor in other words power This is truly an epic account of this historically critical period For these three political leaders if it were not for the profound catastrophe of World War II it would make a fine Shakespearean tragedy Very well done I loved this book The last chapter was particularly interesting in which Turner speculated on possible alternative courses of history had some of the key parties acted differently at the time of these events Highly recommended The end of the Third Reich was certainly a dramatic and if we can call it that a spectacular event The beginning of that dark period however was in my opinion a much interesting time Its very beginnings what one could call its pre history consisting in the last few weeks of Weimar s regime is probably the most extraordinary and extraordinarily catastrophic piece of political intrigue in recorded history This book presents in detail the amazing chain of events clandestine meetings blunders and blindness of a very small number of individuals at the very top of Weimar s regime that rescued Adolf Hitler and his Party at a time when both were beginning to show clear signs of a disaggregation process that could have led to the return of the Nazis to the radical fringe of the political spectrum and to the marginal political insignificance they enjoyed three years previously A pointed indictment of von Papen the Hindenburgs Scleicher and a few other individuals that with appalling ineptitude and disregard for the amply clear signs the Nazis would not play by the rules had tried to co opt Hitler to a nationalistic conservative authoritarian government just to be sidestepped by a maelstrom of Braving the Elements (Darkness, uncontrollable proportions A great book of history that can be read as a thriller Anyone interested not only in the history of the Nazi regime but also in politics in the largest sense of the word should read and meditatepon it Ran the gamut of emotions with this book I loved the well documented attention to detail but was angered by the bumbling bureaucrats namely Paul von Hindenburg and Franz von Papen in allowing this monster to come. Providing vivid portraits of the main players of the drama of January 1933 and sing newly available documents Turner masterfully recreates the bewildering circumst. A great concise summary of the
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give people a new perspective on hitler speople a new perspective on Hitler s to power as Turner places Hitler as almost a secondary character in the story Up Medical Marijuana until the last chapter Hitler s Thirty Days to Power was a nice enough read for brushingp on the events of early 1933 Nothing too special but a good enough piece of historical research The last chapter however is filled with commentary and speculation on Henry Ashby Turner s part He goes on to speculate what would have happened if Hitler never came to power and basically what he does is lay all the blame for violence in the 20th century on Hitler Why a historian goes out of his way for such shallow speculation I really can t tell but what I can say is his alternative historical speculation about a Europe without Hitler does not only omit Nazism from history it also omits imperialism conflict and violence which makes p most of Europe *S Spirit In The *spirit in the world Needless to say his comments are shallow and nrealistic Nicademus unscientific and historically incorrect The last chapter of the book completely devalues the rest of his w This book covers a matter that issually overlooked in other books and the detail is enlightening while the conclusions are a fresh non determinism approach to history In the book Hitler s Thirty Days to Power Henry A Turner argues that Adolf Hitler s rise to power is most evidently illustrated by examining the last thirty days before his appointment to chancellor of Germany in January 1933 Prior to reading Hitler s Thirty Days to Power I had been Gone til November under the impression that Hitler had a much active role in securing his position as chancellor of Germany before ascending to Fuhrer Turner by taking the microscopic approach of only analyzing these thirty days clearly demonstrated that this was not the case According to the author Hitler s rise to power was the result of luck the egos of other political figures as well as the belief that he could besed simply as a pawn to gain favor of his dwindling amount of supporters Had any one of these differentiate Hitler would not have been successful in securing the position as chancellor Turner substantiates his claims through a variety of resources ranging from personal memoirs and newspaper articles from the period to journal publications of modern historians The information he presented was mostly well known to the scholarly world however the manner in which it manifested was innovative By Turning The Professor Into A Crossdressing, Sissified and Feminized Pet - A Tale of Forced Feminization! using a magnifying glass like method to examine the month leadingp to Hitler s establishment in power rather than the all encompassing approach Turner gives the generally educated reader such as me a better insight to the schematics of Hitler s riseFurther the individuals of the text come to life through an intense focus on what propelled them to reach conclusions that allowed Hitler power The personalities of people like Franz von Papen and Paul von Hindenburg are revealed through these decisions Turner does not simple state the events that occurred but rather allowed his reader to envision internal turmoil that was suffered by these individuals in coming to their resolutions An example of this would be the German President Paul von Hindenburg Originally he vowed that Hitler would never gain the position of chancellorship However numerous overtures made by Papen a good friend and former chancellor Fortinbras at the Fishhouses under Hindenburg combined with the encouragement by his son Otto the President was convinced to allow Hitler the position he so coveted Turner illustrates throughout the book the difficultly Hindenburg faced in reaching this conclusion The narration permits the book a novel like reading often reserved for fiction rather than history Many other texts compel the audience to feel as if they had read solely the outcome of the events leadingp to January 1933 instead of getting a vivid A Way Youll Never Be understanding of its cause Hitler s Thirty Days to Power answers the problem of how Hitler came to power in a compelling and easy read The narrative and the individuals engage the audience regardless of any negative or positive connotations surrounding themThe only major flaw that I see with Hitler s Thirty Days to Power is the last chapter of the text This chapter Determinacy Contingency and Responsibility attempts mainly to answer twoestions Should anyone other than Hitler be held accountable for the atrocities of his reign because of their involvement in his rise to power and what would have happened had Hitler s reign not existed The author answers the first charge with the assertion that although impersonal forces may make events possible people make events happen Unforeseeable events might have occurred but it is individuals like Papen and Hindenburg who are ltimately responsible for Hitler s reign regardless of their original intent Although others like Hindenburg s son Otto might played a lesser role they still had a significant part therefore they are also to blame I agree with these assertions however I they led me to disagree with Turner s assessment of the public Turner sees the German public only at fault because of their lack of nderstand of the importance of their ability to replace their government figures After WWI Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicated the throne at the demand and revolt by the general public At this moment the power the people held was not failed to be recognized I have a difficult time believing that less than twenty years later this power had all but been forgotten Instead after reading Turner s text I have come to the conclusion that much like Hindenburg and Papen the German public n. In Hitler’s Thirty Days to Power distinguished Yale historian Henry Ashby Turner makes an important and influential addition to his life long study of Nazi Germany. .
To power Republic I also strongly agree with much of
Mr Turner s conclusion that Hitler s appointment was not inevitable but rather the result of luck and of theTurner s conclusion that Hitler s appointment was not inevitable but rather the result of luck and of the and mistakes of a handful of men In that respect Mr Taylor agrees at least in part with William Shirer s belief that so much of history is random And yet in one crucial way I found this book lacking its portrayal of two of the principal players Hindenburg and Schleicher both of who reluctantly accepted political power not for a love of power like so many politicians but to save the Weimar Republic and to stop Hitler And so here s my two cents Part of the problem is that Mr Turner s devotes so little time to what happened before the crucial month of January 1933 For example he hardly mentions that Germany faced very real threats from a civil war a communist takeover and an invasion on their Easter border Because of the last threat Schleicher felt he had no choice but to try to se the Nazi paramilitary to strengthen German s small military Also Mr Turner states that when Hindenburg retired from the military his career was Les Altaens : Peuple turc des montagnes de Sibrie unexceptional From what I read Hindenburg was very well respected in the military Also he was one of the few generals who predicted that if Russia invaded they would do so in the Masurian Lakes region He therefore he studied the terrain and railroads of the region and was well prepared when he arrived took command at Tannenberg During the Great War he proved to be a very capable defensive commander whonlike other generals cared for the lives of his men Further Mr Turner ignores the reality that Hindenburg hated being forced to govern by presidential decree which he properly felt was a threat to the republic Schleicher on the other hand hated Hitler and deeply cared about the working man and their economic plight yet we never read about his compassion in this book Yes Mr Turner is right Because of a lack of documentation we know relatively little about Schleicher I don t believe we should therefore assume almost the worst about him and view him in a one dimensional lightHis plan to try to bring Strasser into the government and hopefully split the Nazis was realistic and almost worked During the final years of the republic Hindenburg and Schleicher were lodged between rocks and hard places especially because they had to work with so many petty partisan politicians IMHO to truly The Possible Police understand history we must look beyond events and into the often complex personalities of the men and women who shaped and lived it Settling for simple characterizations and then for easy answers to the predicaments they faced limits ournderstanding Yes Hindenburg and Schleicher were flawed like most of A Letter To Pakistan us and made crucial mistakes After all they had no playbook to go by So in light of whatnfolded should they be forgiven Mr Turner and most people don t think so I m however not so sure UPDATE 6914 This is probably the last major research I will do before beginning to organize and write Part Two of my new novel It is a superb place to finish Turner has done "a magnificent job reporting the events and capturing the feelings of so many of the participants in the momentous events "magnificent job reporting the events and capturing the feelings of so many of the participants in the momentous events January 1933 at the beginning of January Hitler was judged to be finished Frankfurter Zeitung Jan 1 1933 The mighty Nazi assault of the democratic state has been repulsed The republic has been rescued There was widespread disillusionment in the Nazi ranks Many who had joined in expectation of sharing Before Our Eyes uickly in the spoils of victory were beginning to despair resignations occurred daily dues arrived irregularly If the Nazis had to face the voters again they would have no resources to do so Goebbels it must not come to another election Then the ambitions of former Chancellor Papen and current Chancellor Schleicher and the gross incompetence of President Hindenburg re opened the door for Hitler Papen convinced Hindenburg that Hitler was ready to join with conservative forces in a coalition cabinet this was not true Hindenburg concluded that Hitler s involvement precluded Schleicher which made Hindenburg part of a conspiracy to depose the chancellor Schleicher he had just appointed Hitler maintained his composure in 2nd half of January he betrayed no loss of nerve retaining hisnshakable belief in his calling to lead Germany on Jan 30 after a dizzying series of events well reported by Turner Papen led the assembled group Death on Milestone Buttress up the stairs to Hindenburg s office At about 1130 Hindenburg administered the oath of office to Hitler Hitler had not seized power or won it at the polls It had been handed to him Turner s sad conclusion Those who favored republican government failed to realize that annconstitutional interlude A Dark and Stormy Knight (Victorian Rebels, under a general like Schleicher would be a far lesser evil than the constitutional installation of a dictatorial fanatic like Hitler It was one of the greatest political blunders of all timeORIGINAL REVIEWA fascinating day to day person by person review of the 30 days that ended with Hitler being appointed Chancellor of Germany on January 30 1933 Turner s conclusions in the final chapter pull no punches He assigns culpability and guilt making it clear that it was the ignorance ineptitude personal grudges mendacity and ambition of the characters in power mainly Hindenburg Schleicher and Papen who gave Germany to Hitler and thus Hitler to the world Those who supported democratic government in Germany simply gave itp without much of a fight often because they were fighting with each other It is true Turner asserts that Hitler played the weaknesses of the others brilliantly but he was only playing the cards he was 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