Joachim C. Fest(1926-?)
Author of 'The Face Of The Third Reich'

Joachim C. Fest was born in Berlin in 1926. After the Second World War, in which he served and was taken prisoner, he joined the radio station RIAS-Berlin, where he became the head of the Department of Contemporary History. In 1961 he became the Editor-in-Chief of TV for Norddeutscher Rundfunk. His important study, 'Hitler', was first published in England in 1974 and is also published by Penguin.—(1985)

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