The Palace and the Bunker: Royal Resistance to Hitler by Frank Millard,
to be published on 5th March 2012
This is the first history of German and Austrian royal opposition to Hitler !
Here, Frank Millard exposes the stories and applauds the royal resistance that has been forgotten in the wake of military and political achievements dominating the media.
* It reveals how deeply Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia was involved in the German resistance movement;
how Otto von Habsburg, heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire was sentenced to death and escaped to help co-ordinate attempts to liberate his homeland plus more……
* Includes original research, including interviews with and information from the royal families concerned.
* Unites two of the most popular historical subjects: the Second World War and royalty.
* The part played by the many German and Austrian royal families in opposing Hitler has hitherto been overlooked.
“The sweeping away of German and Austrian monarchs in 1918 made the rise of Hitler possible—their successors helped make possible his defeat.”
“Nazism was an alternative to princely rules; they could never exist side by side, as Hitler well knew……”
More info at the Publisher's website:
The History Press
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Stroud, Glos GL5 2QG
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