Capa dura em bom estado, com sobrecapa, pontos amarelados na lateral do corte., nome e data na página de guarda. 413 páginas, 21, 5 x 14, 5 cm. Sword and Swastika is a good look at how Hitler subjugated the German Army and made it his own instrument taking it away from the Prussan nobility during the 1930s. There are parts of laborious historical detail which I scanned through as ranks and titles didnt interest me. But there are some very exciting descriptions about how Hitler took one of the independent pillars of the pre-Nazi German government, the German military machine (especially the Army), and turned it into his own tool for European domination. He destroyed the armys independence by getting rid of its independent leaders.