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William L. Shirer (1904-94) was a newspaper correspondent and radio journalist in the years before and during World War II. His many books include the critically acclaimed bestseller The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, This Is Berlin, and The Nightmare Years.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, Shirer, William L, (William Lawrence), 1904-World War, 1939-1945 Germany, World War, 1939-1945 Personal narratives, American, Europe Politics and government 1918-1945, Germany Politics and government 1933-1945