AT 10.10 P.M. ON THE NIGHT of February 13-14, 1945 the R.A.F. Master Bomber broadcast the cryptic order: 'Controller to Plate-Rack Force: Come in and bomb glow of red T.I.s as planned.' The ill-famed attack on Dresden had begun. The target city was among Germany's largest, but it alone had developed no single major war industry. The German authorities had made it a centre for the evacuation of wounded servicemen, and by February 1945 most schools,... more...

World War II, biography, German.

Field Marshal Rommel has been described as one of the ten greatest military commanders of all time. This is the first biography of this charismatic leader to rely almost entirely on the original records of the period. David Irving's exhaustive research led him to a dusty personnel file on the young Rommel - applying and being turned down - for army commissions; the long lost Rommel Diaries, dictated day by day to an army corporal and covering the two... more...


Hermann Goring was the First World War combat pilot and "Ace" who served as the last commander of von Richtofen's "Flying Circus" and rose to become Hitler's Reichsmarschall; the "Second Man" of the Third Reich. In this major biography, based on hitherto undiscovered diaries and private and official documents, David Irving tells how Goring connived, intrigued, and conspired to bring Adolf Hitler to power, how he directed National Socialist... more...


An in-depth biography of Nazi Germany's master of propaganda draws on thousands of pages from Goebbels's personal journals to describe the life of Hitler's confidant, his role in Nazi Germany, his hatred for the human race, and his death.


Using information gleaned from German military records and archives, as well as from the unpublished diaries, notes and correspondence of the Reich's top ministers, noted historian David Irving explores the strategies, objectives and execution of Hitler's War from the breathtaking and often surprising perspective of Adolf Hitler himself. This shocking, controversial best seller stunned the European continent with its startling revelations about... more...