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Description - Hitler's Banker by John Weitz

A biography of Hjalmar Schacht, Chief Architect of the Nazi economy, whose rampant inflation financed the creation of the Europe's war machine in the devastated Weimar Republic. His meteoric success in the banking world is juxtaposed with the 20th-century history of Germany itself. Imprisoned by Hitler because of his anti-Nazi sentiments, Schacht was ultimately charged as a war criminal by the Allies. Exonerated of all charges at Nuremberg, Schacht lived to become a successful author and economic adviser to foreign nations, and a wealthy private banker.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780751526660
ISBN-10: 0751526665
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 126mm x mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Sphere
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 6-May-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Weitz

John Weitz was born in Germany, educated at Oxford and emigrated to the USA. He was recruited by the OSS during World War II as a spy in Alsace-Lorraine and now heads John Weitz Design, a Madison Avenue couture house of international renown.