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The Nazis presented themselves as warriors against moral degeneracy. Yet, as Norman Ohler's gripping best seller reveals, the entire Third Reich was permeated with drugs: cocaine, heroin, morphine and, most of all, methamphetamines, or crystal meth, used by everyone from factory workers to housewives, and crucial to troops; resilience - even partly explaining German victory in 1940.

The promiscuous use of drugs at the very highest levels also impaired and confused decision-making, with Hitler and his entourage taking refuge in potentially lethal cocktails of stimulants administered by the physician Dr Morell as the war turned against Germany. While drugs cannot on their own explain the events of the Second World War or its outcome, Ohler shows, they change our understanding of it. Blitzed forms a crucial missing piece of the story.

©2016 Norman Ohler (P)2016 Penguin Books Limited

Critic Reviews

"Bursting with interesting facts." ( Vice)
"Extremely interesting...a serious piece of scholarship, very well researched." (Ian Kershaw)

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Super fun but don't forget your scepticism hat!

This book was super fun to listen to and certainly fascinating for drug fans and drug opponents alike. However, lots of it is wildly speculative and overdrawn. I wouldn't recommend listening to this without severe scepticism mode engaged. Also, read a few reviews by history experts and remember that the author is a novelist, not an academic. And then, have fun.

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I didn't think it would be so interesting.

I heard about this book in a Dan Carlin history episode. It is much more interesting then it sounds like.