Hitler's Last Day

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An excellent, meticulously researched and comprehensive account of Hitler’s last days, and an overview of the events that took him to that final bunker. Clearly and accessibly written, entertaining and informative.  Highly recommended.
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Being interested in all things WWII, I knew I had to read Hitler's Last Day. I learned some things from the story and it kept my interest. This is a fascinating and tragic time period. Even today, some say Hitler did not die, rather, he escaped. This is a good read about a dark subject.
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I picked up this book, with hopes to learn a little more of Hitler's actual last day. The story in the book opens up broader to the whole story behind Hitler's history.

I enjoyed the book, and author's writing. It reminded me a lot of the book I've read earlier this year called "Five Days That Shocked the World" by Nicolas Best. Unlike the first book, this story is introduced in a lighter and less bald way. While telling the story of Hitler's last day, the author trails back to the earlier days of Nazi's leader. The book introduced me to a few brand new details, for example, Hitler's relationship with women, a history behind it, his WWI experience and new facts/rumors from that time. And most importantly Stalin's point of view on Hitler's suicide. Many other facts were already known to me, however, it was a nice way to refresh the memory.

"Hitler's Last Day" is a wonderful, short, very informative story of Nazi's leader. Wonderful read and definitely a gift for any history lovers. Thank you, NetGalley for a free copy of the book, and Richard Dargie for a fascinating story.
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I found this book quite interesting! History can sometimes be boring but this book was well written and mixed narrative with fact. Highly recommend!
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I started reading this book with the film 'Downfall' in mind. I thought it would cover gloomy passages with concrete powder falling down as the Russians shelled their way to the heart of the Third Reich. Well, you get this but also something unexpected.

The book freewheels through a history of Hitler's rise, the personalities who rose with him and the inexorable collapse of the regime.

At first I struggle with the format but then went with it, on the way I picked up info about personalities I had never heard of and found myself then going away to do further reading.

This book is a fairly quick read but contains good information and some suprises. The writing style is straightforward and without garnish.

A worthwhile read for those interested in the end of the Third Reich.
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While the subject matter of this book was interesting, I thought that the execution of the book did not hit the mark for me. At times it felt repitive (which is not good considering how short the book is) and it was not well organized (it jumped around from subject to subject then back to a subject).
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Fantastic read. Lots of interesting facts. Hitler is one of these characters who is hated very much yet we are also interested in the man he was and what he got up to. Really enjoyed the book it’s worth reading. Nothing beats going back in time
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This is an excellent book!  Unlike many accounts of Hitler's final days, it is fact based and truly informative.  It is riveting to read and I would definitely recommend Hitler's Last Day by author Richard Darcie to anyone interested in World War II history.
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The author did a great job of uncovering new information about HItler that I had not previously read.  The information was presented in an easy to understand manner.
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Thank you to both NetGalley and Arcturus for ,My eARC of Hitlers last day. In exchange for my honest unbiased review.
I studied Nazi German as part of my GCSE History qualification many years ago I found this book extremely interesting also parts of this book I wasn’t aware of. Good read.
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