Hitler's Children: Sons and Daughters of Leaders of the Third Reich Talk About Themselves and their Fathers
Intimate interviews with sons and daughters of Nazi Leaders
The first book to obtain interviews with a dozen adult children of top Nazis, providing another perspective on Nazi war crimes. This view of what it was like to grow up as a child of a Nazi perpetrator was featured on 60 Minutes and translated into seven languages.
This is a mesmerizing, blood-chilling book, a set of oral histories of the sons and daughters of 11 of Hitler's top men. It is barely possible to read more than a few pages at a time; the contrast between innocent childhood experience, and the awful understanding of that experience that came with time, is enough to make you weep.
- Los Angeles Times Book Review
The author has woven a complex and tragic web of testimony.
- The Guardian (London)
A fascinating book
- Sunday Mail (Queensland)
Absorbing account...And most of the characters in Posner's study are more lurid than anything found in fiction. He set out to discover what happens to children whose fathers were executed or convicted as war criminals. He has done a masterly job.
- The Gazette (Montreal)