"For those examining why average Germans followed Hitler, Fuchs' diary provides one impression of Hitler's regime at its zenith--and not a post-defeat expiation."
"Fuchs's interesting letters . . . help reveal combat conditions on the Eastern Front and the Nazi zeal of the soldiers who unflinchingly served in Hitler's war machine."
"It provides an excellent depiction of life in Germany in the Wehrmacht just before World War II. . . . Mr. Showalter's notes are excellent. . . ."