Hitler's Last Days: The Death of the Nazi Regime and the World's Most Notorious Dictator

Written by:
Bill O'Reilly
Narrated by:
Robert Petkoff

Unabridged Audiobook

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Book
28
Narrator
6
Release Date
June 2015
Duration
4 hours 3 minutes
Summary
By early 1945, the destruction of the German Nazi State seems certain. The Allied forces, led by American generals George S. Patton and Dwight D. Eisenhower, are gaining control of Europe, leaving German leaders scrambling. Facing defeat, Adolf Hitler flees to a secret bunker with his new wife, Eva Braun, and his beloved dog, Blondi. It is there that all three would meet their end, thus ending the Third Reich and one of the darkest chapters of history.

Hitler's Last Days is a gripping account of the death of one of the most reviled villains of the 20th century-a man whose regime of murder and terror haunts the world even today. Adapted from Bill O'Reilly's historical thrillerKilling Patton, this book will have young readers-and grown-ups too-hooked.

This thoroughly-researched and documented book can be worked into multiple aspects of the common core curriculum.
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John C.

In my honest opinion, this book is a bust and it's misleadingly named. The book itself might be called 'Hitler's Last Days', but he is not really the central focus of the story. I went into this book expecting that I would be hearing about his activity as, well, the title implies—his time in the Furherbunker and perhaps shortly before that. It would be like the literary version of the movie Downfall. Now, don't get me wrong, accounts of Hitler are contained in this book, but only as morsels. The rest of it spends a significant amount of time with Patton, or with a revolving door of other random figures that it chooses to accompany for a few pages. There is another review stating that this book and Killing Patton should have been combined into one, and I absolutely agree with that. The amount of material that this book contains does not warrant itself. Another complaint of mine has to do with the research. The level of it put into this book does not rise to the level that a professional historian would give it. This is distilled history. It's as if the author read the Wikipedia article about these events, and maybe also a book about Patton, and then wrote an account about them. If you're a history buff, I would not recommend buying this. As for the narration by Robert Petkoff, it's pretty average.

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scott lawrence

It was a good well written book. This book and Killing Patton were very familiar. Killing Patton and Hitler's last days should have been combined into one book

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