Events for Tuesday 20th December 2011
On This Day in History
Hitler released from Landsberg Prison20th December 1924
In 1924 Adolf Hitler spent eight months incarcerated in Landsberg after being convicted of treason following the Beer Hall Putsch in Munich the previous year. During his imprisonment, Hitler dictated and then wrote his book Mein Kampf with assistance from his deputy, Rudolf Hess.
Further ReadingAt Hitler's Side
(Paperback - 256 pages)
by Nicolaus von Below
This is the personal account of a Luftwaffe aide always at Hitler s side from 1937 until the last days in Berlin, now published for the first time in English.Nicolaus von Below was a 29-year-old pilot when Goering selected him for the position of Hitler s Luftwaffe adjutant. He was… Read more...Only £14.99 at Pen & Sword Books.