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Title The bitter taste of victory : life, love, and art in the ruins of the Reich / Lara Feigel.
Author Feigel, Lara, author.
Publication New York ; London : Bloomsbury Press, 2016.
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description xi, 443 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Call # 940.554 F
Note "First published in Great Britain 2016"--Title-page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [371]-420) and index.
Contents The battle for Germany, 1944-45. "Setting out for a country that didn't really exist" : Crossing the Siegfried Line, November-December 1944 ; "Nazi Germany is doomed" : advance into Germany, January-April 1945 ; "We were blind and unbelieving and slow" : Victory, April-May 1945 -- Ruin and reconstruction, May-December 1945. "Complete chaos guaranteed" : cccupation, May-August 1945 ; "Berlin is boiling in sweltering summer heat" : Berlin, July-October 1945 ; "A pain that hurts too much" : German winter, September-December 1945 -- Judgement and hunger, 1945-46. "You'll hang them anyhow" : Nuremberg, November 1945-March 1946 ; "Let Germany live!" : fighting the peace, March-May 1946 ; "Let this trial never finish" : boredom, May-August 1946 ; "The law tries to keep up with life" : judgement, September-October 1946 -- Tension and revival, 1946-48. "Their suffering, and often their bravery, make one love them" : Cold War, October 1946-October 1947 ; "I've been the Devil's General on earth too long" : artistic enlightenment, November 1947-January 1948 ; "In Hell too there are these luxuriant gardens" : Germany in California, January-June 1948 -- Divided Germany, 1948-49. "If this is a war who is our enemy?" : The Berlin Airlift, June 1948-May 1949 ; "Perhaps our deaths will shock you into attention" : division, May-October 1949 -- "Closing time in the gardens of the West."
Subject Denazification.
Reconstruction (1939-1951)
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Europe -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Reconstruction (1939-1951) (OCoLC)fst01091544
Denazification. (OCoLC)fst00890254
Intellectual life. (OCoLC)fst00975769
Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01919811
Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245064
1900 - 1999
ISBN 9781632865519 (HB) :
1632865513 (HB) :
9781408845325 (hardback)
1408845326 (hardback)
9781408845332 (paperback)
1408845334 (paperback)

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