• History
  • Published 2004

The Dictators: Hitler's Germany, Stalin's Russia

  title={The Dictators: Hitler's Germany, Stalin's Russia},
  author={Richard J. Overy},
If the past century will be remembered for its tragic pairing of civilized achievement and organized destruction, at the heart of darkness may be found Hitler, Stalin, and the systems of domination they forged. Their lethal regimes murdered millions and fought a massive, deadly war. Yet their dictatorships took shape within formal constitutional structures and drew the support of the German and Russian people. In the first major historical work to analyze the two dictatorships together in depth… CONTINUE READING