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On Hitler"s Mountain

Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood (P.S.)

by Irmgard A. Hunt

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Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7277997M
ISBN 100060532181
ISBN 109780060532185

On Hitler's Mountain: Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood by Irmgard A. Hunt About the Book On Hitler's Mountain is a powerful, intimate, riveting, and revealing account of a seemingly halcyon life lived mere paces from a center of evil and madness; a remarkable memoir of an "ordinary" childhood spent in an extraordinary time and place. Early life. Helene Bertha Amalie Riefenstahl was born in Berlin on 22 August Her father, Alfred Theodor Paul Riefenstahl, owned a successful heating and ventilation company and wanted his daughter to follow him into the business world. Since Riefenstahl was the only child for several years, Alfred wanted her to carry on the family name and secure the family for: Triumph des Willens, Olympia.

The seldom seen book "Adolf Hitlers Wahlheimat" contains wonderful illustrations of Hitlers mountain residence, the Berghof, one of them even shows Adolf Hitlers bed!! *SOLD* F - a - c. In this book we get to know some ordinary Germans, people who lived under the shadow - literally - of the Fuhrer and his madness. Irmgard Hunt was raised in Berchtesgadan, a village on the Bavarian slopes which became Hitler's retreat.

Hitler's Mountain: The Führer, Obersalzberg and the American Occupation of Berchtesgaden. Arthur Mitchell. McFarland, - History - pages. 1 Review. Adolf Hitler owed his success to his remarkable ability to capture the hearts of the German people. That ability was largely due to his skill at creating a public persona, not only as a man 5/5(1). On Hitler’s Mountain: Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood, by Irmgard A. Hunt. Harper Perennial, pp. pp. in which the author describes her life in Berchtesgaden, Germany, during the years of Hitler’s regime.


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On Hitler"s Mountain by Irmgard A. Hunt Download PDF EPUB FB2

On Hitler's Mountain is a powerful, intimate, riveting, and revealing account of a seemingly halcyon life lived mere paces from a center of evil and madness; a remarkable memoir of an "ordinary" childhood spent in an extraordinary time and place.

Born inIrmgard Hunt grew up in the picturesque Bavarian village of Berchtesgaden, in the shadow of the Eagle's Nest and near Adolf Hitler's. On Hitler's Mountain is more On Hitlers Mountain book a memoir - it is a portrait of a nation that lost its moral compass.

It is a provocative story of a family and a community in a period and location in history that, though it is fast becoming remote to us, has important resonance for our own time/5().

On Hitlers Mountain tells the story of her childhood as well as examines how normal, good people could allow the rise of Hitler to happen unchecked. I recommend this /5. SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of On Hitler’s Mountain by Irmgard Hunt. In her memoir, On Hitler’s Mountain (), Holocaust survivor Irmgard Hunt looks.

I am an American living in Berchtesgaden, Germany (i.e. Hitler's Mountain) and I explore the mountain and areas often. I have never seen a more concise and yet comprehensive book.

It is filled with maps and photos. I would say the perfect ratio to keep you drawn into the material/5(8). On Hitler's Mountain is more than a memoir -- it is a portrait of a nation that lost its moral compass. It is a provocative story of a family and a community in a period and location in history that, though it is fast becoming remote to us, has important resonance for our own time.

On Hitler's Mountain Quotes Showing of 7 “When I tried to sing by myself, I felt sad and empty, for inevitably my father's favorite songs came to me, and before I got to "und auf den Wiesen blühen die Blümelein rot und blau" (and on the meadows bloom the little flowers red and blue), I had to hide and : Irmgard A.

Hunt. This World War II book is unique because it's told from a child's viewpoint. The author was born in and her home was in the Bavarian mountain area of Berchtesgaden where Hitler had built Eagle's Nest, a fortified compound for him and his high-level commanders' families.5/5(5).

This reading guide is intended for adult discussion groups. For younger readers, visit Irmgard Hunt's website for a teacher's guide, suggested classroom activities, and a list of additional resources. Introduction Born inIrmgard Hunt grew up in the Bavarian village of Berchtesgarden, in the shadow of Hitler's infamous "The Eagle's Nest.".

 On Hitler’s Mountain shared the personal account of Irmgard Hunt, a Geman girl, which grew up on the same mountain that was Adolf Hitler’s alpine retreat. The Berghof was Adolf Hitler's home in the Obersalzberg of the Bavarian Alps near Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, than the Wolfsschanze ("Wolf's Lair"), his headquarters in East Prussia for the invasion of the Soviet Union, he spent more time here than anywhere else during World War was also one of the most widely known of his headquarters, which were located throughout on: Obersalzberg.

Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest sits high above the Obersalzberg on Kehlstein Mountain. The Eagle’s Nest photographed from the summit of adjacent Jenner Mountain. Eva Braun was a frequent visitor to the building, and it was here in that her sister Gretl married Hitler’s SS.

The Secrets of Hitler’s Vacation Homes The Nazis created a wholesome, nature-loving image for Hitler at his mountain retreats. We've never fully dismissed it. Haus Wachenfeld. InHitler rented a pretty, alpine-style vacation home, Haus Wachenfeld, next door to the Hotel zum Türken.

After becoming Chancellor of Germany inHitler purchased the house from the money he had made from Mein Kampf (a best seller) and lived there for a couple of years before starting a major expansion of the building.

Inside Hitler's Mountain by Florian M. Beierl,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Irmgard Hunt, "On Hitler's Mountain: Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood" grew up in the shadow of Adolf Hitler's alpine headquarters in.

Stunning photos revealing Adolf Hitler's lair are going on sale at an auction in Kent on Friday. The Berghof was Hitler's mountain residence and it became a German headquarters during WWII. On Hitler's Mountain is a powerful, intimate, riveting, and revealing account of a seemingly halcyon life lived mere paces from a center of evil and madness; a remarkable memoir of an "ordinary" childhood spent in an extraordinary time and place.

Born inIrmgard Hunt grew up in the picturesque Bavarian village of Berchtesgaden, in the shadow of the Eagle's Nest and near Adolf. On Hitler's Mountain is more than a memoir — it is a portrait of a nation that lost its moral compass. It is a provocative story of a family and a community in a period and location in history that, though it is fast becoming remote to us, has important resonance for our own time.

About the Book. Adolf Hitler owed his initial success to his ability to capture the hearts of the German people. That talent was largely due to his skill at creating a public persona, not only as a man of determination and effectiveness, but as a visionary and prophet. You're viewing: Hitler’s Mountain $.

The Zweites Buch (German: [ˈtsvaɪ̯təs buːχ], "Second Book"), published in English as Hitler's Secret Book and later as Hitler's Second Book, is an unedited transcript of Adolf Hitler's thoughts on foreign policy written in ; it was written after Mein Kampf and was not published in his lifetime. Gerhard Weinberg speculates that the Zweites Buch was not published in because Mein Author: Adolf Hitler.In the memoir, “On Hitler’s Mountain: Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood” by Irmgard A.

Hunt, she provides an indispensable personal perspective, one that the author felt.On Hitler’s Mountain shared the personal account of Irmgard Hunt, a Geman girl, which grew up on the same mountain that was Adolf Hitler’s alpine retreat.

She narrated her own and her familys story from how they lived through many important historical moments in German history.