The National Socialist leadership and total war, 1941-5 /

National Socialist Leadership and Total War demonstrates that, contrary to widely-held current interpretations, Germany was organized for, and committed to, total war to an extent not usually recognized. Dr. Hancock studies the concepts of total war, and the policies and the attitudes of the Nationa...

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Main Author: Hancock, Eleanor.
Format: Book
Published:New York : St. Martin's Press, 1991.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. 'Redressing the Sins of the Generation of 1918': Total War and the Path to World War
  • 2. 'Dangerous Illusions'? 1941-2
  • 3. The Dreier Ausschuss and the Response to Stalingrad
  • 4. Overcoming the Fuhrer Crisis?
  • 5. 'Ideological Renovation' (July-December 1943)
  • 6. The Lull before the Storm (January-June 1944)
  • 7. Hitler 'Sees Reason' (July 1944)
  • 8. Men versus Weapons: Goebbels as Plenipotentiary for Total War
  • 9. 'A Nation in Arms'? (1945)
  • Table A.1: German Ranks
  • Table A.2: Military Expenditure, State Expenditure and National Income in Germany 1938-44
  • Table A.3: Distribution of Labour in Germany 1939-44
  • Table A.4: Index of German Armaments Finished Production (Endfertigung)
  • Table A.5: Male and Female Civilian Foreign Workers According to Country of Origin, 30 September 1944
  • Table A.6: Oberkommando der Wehrmacht List of uk Positions of the 1897-1925 Age groups as at 4 December 1942
  • Table A.7: Index of Consumer Goods Production 1939-41
  • Table A.8: Total Production of Consumer Goods in 1943 and 1944
  • Table A.9: Tank Production in 1944
  • Table A.10 Armaments Production of the Powers, 1940-43.