or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
Trade in Yours
For a 1.25 Gift Card
Trade in
More Buying Choices
Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Colour:
Image not available

 
Tell the Publisher!
Id like to read this book on Kindle

Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

Vanguard of Nazism: The Free Corps of Movement in Postwar Germany 1918-1923 [Paperback]

Robert G. L. Waite

Price: 13.98 & FREE Delivery in the UK. Details
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Only 3 left in stock (more on the way).
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Want it tomorrow, 25 April? Choose Express delivery at checkout. Details
Trade In this Item for up to 1.25
Trade in Vanguard of Nazism: The Free Corps of Movement in Postwar Germany 1918-1923 for an Amazon.co.uk gift card of up to 1.25, which you can then spend on millions of items across the site. Trade-in values may vary (terms apply). Learn more

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Product details


Sell a Digital Version of This Book in the Kindle Store

If you are a publisher or author and hold the digital rights to a book, you can sell a digital version of it in our Kindle Store. Learn more

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet on Amazon.co.uk.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
Amazon.com: 4.0 out of 5 stars  1 review
6 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good History 28 Sep 2012
By George Lipan - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
The freikorps were a consequence of the 1918 Armistice. This book, originally a dissertation from the post-WWII period, is one of the very few available on the topic. While the freikorps generally held themselves patriots, they were brutal nationalists incredulous that they had failed to catapult Germany to world domination. They agitated violently to a return of imagined values that had been abandoned by the effete bourgeoisie during and after WWI. The author called the freikorps landsknechts, which I identified as soldiers of the Renaissance, known for their colorful costumes. This identification highlights what both were: barely mercenaries but wholly pirates. These freebooters inevitably filled the ranks of the SA and SS. At length, they were too rootless for Hitler who massacred the SA leadership during the Night of the Long Knives in an effort to consolidate his hold on Germany. At base the book is a good read of a period that bred the violence and terror of daily life during the Weimar and Nazi periods.
Was this review helpful?   Let us know
ARRAY(0xa70ba3cc)

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


Look for similar items by category


Feedback