Richard J. Evans is Regius Professor of History and president of Wolfson College, Cambridge. He is the author of The Third Reich at War.
This astonishing dispatch from Nazi Germany was not published until after the author’s death at Dachau. In it we see a man awakening into political consciousness as he watches his country succumb to its murderous impulses. “One of the most important documents of the Hitler period”—Hannah Arendt