“I learned to admire the excellence of British propaganda,” Adolf Hitler said in 1934. “I am convinced that propaganda is an essential means to achieve one’s aims.” While this superficially explains Hitler’s misleading statements of “peace” in the years immediately preceding World War II as he rearmed, it ignores how he wielded the most powerful weapon he had at his disposal in fighting the propaganda war: the close interrelationship between Europe’s aristocracy, the political elite, and the beau monde.
Out in the US on March 14, 2023.
Out in the UK 15 March 2023.
Highly readable drama of highborn traitors who enthusiastically aided the Nazi ascent to power.
——– Publishers Weekly