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The Great War by Field Marshal von Hindenburg


Author: Field Marshal von Hindenburg, Edited by Charles Messenger. Publisher: Frontline Books 2013,  236 pages plus five pages of maps before the Introduction, ISBN Number 978-1-84832-724-5 Illustrations: Other than a portrait on the front cover the edition does not have illustrations. Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorff und von Hindenbur…

Götterdämerung – June 1919 The End of the German High Seas Fleet by Robin Brodhurst


The surrender and scuttling of the Kaiser’s High Seas Fleet at Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands is a perfect example of the folly of war, of man’s inhumanity to man, but also of the ingenuity of the human mind, featuring, as it does, two men who are perhaps archetypal examples of great British eccentricity and thus to be celebrated. Kiel Mutiny:…

Ep. 244 – A Legacy of the First World War: Hindenburg, Ludendorff and Hitler – Alex Clifford


Historian and author Alex Clifford talks about his recent book on Hindenburg and Ludendorff and how their Great War experience assisted in the rise of Hitler and the Nazis. He explores two of twentieth-century history’s most significant figures who have been largely forgotten – Paul von Hindenburg and Erich Ludendorff, Germany’s First World War…