Summary

Ranging in length from a few lines to several pages and listed alphabetically, the 3000 entries in this book aim to provide a comprehensive source of information on the Third Reich. The work includes 22 developed essays on important subjects such as anti-semitism, women in the Third Reich, the persecution of Jews, concentration camps, education, the economy, opposition to the Nazis, the attitude of the church, propaganda, the SS, social policies and the implementation of the Final Solution. There are also detailed biographical entries on the leading figures associated with, or opposed to, the regime. The work is extensively cross-referenced .