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Author Feigel, Lara, author.

Title The bitter taste of victory : life, love, and art in the ruins of the Reich / Lara Feigel.

Publication Info. New York ; London : Bloomsbury Press, 2016.

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 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  940.55 FEIGEL    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Adult Department  320.94309 FEIGEL, LARA    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  320.9430 FEI    Check Shelf
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  940.554 FEI    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  940.55 FEIGEL    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  940.55 FEIGEL    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  940.554 FEA    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  940.55 F32    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  940.55 FEI    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  940.554 FEIGEL    Check Shelf

Edition First U.S. edition.
Description xi, 443 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Note "First published in Great Britain 2016"--Title-page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [371]-420) and index.
Contents The battle for Germany, 1944-45. "Setting out for a country that didn't really exist" : Crossing the Siegfried Line, November-December 1944 ; "Nazi Germany is doomed" : advance into Germany, January-April 1945 ; "We were blind and unbelieving and slow" : Victory, April-May 1945 -- Ruin and reconstruction, May-December 1945. "Complete chaos guaranteed" : cccupation, May-August 1945 ; "Berlin is boiling in sweltering summer heat" : Berlin, July-October 1945 ; "A pain that hurts too much" : German winter, September-December 1945 -- Judgement and hunger, 1945-46. "You'll hang them anyhow" : Nuremberg, November 1945-March 1946 ; "Let Germany live!" : fighting the peace, March-May 1946 ; "Let this trial never finish" : boredom, May-August 1946 ; "The law tries to keep up with life" : judgement, September-October 1946 -- Tension and revival, 1946-48. "Their suffering, and often their bravery, make one love them" : Cold War, October 1946-October 1947 ; "I've been the Devil's General on earth too long" : artistic enlightenment, November 1947-January 1948 ; "In Hell too there are these luxuriant gardens" : Germany in California, January-June 1948 -- Divided Germany, 1948-49. "If this is a war who is our enemy?" : The Berlin Airlift, June 1948-May 1949 ; "Perhaps our deaths will shock you into attention" : division, May-October 1949 -- "Closing time in the gardens of the West."
Summary A cultural history of post-war occupied Germany by the author of The Love-charm of Bombs examines the deNazification and reeducation of German citizens by Allied forces, citing the contributions of leading period writers, artists, actors and filmmakers in helping the rebuilding efforts.
Subject Denazification.
Reconstruction (1939-1951)
Europe -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Europe -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Reconstruction (1939-1951) (OCoLC)fst01091544
Denazification. (OCoLC)fst00890254
Intellectual life. (OCoLC)fst00975769
Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01919811
Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245064
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
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