About the Author

Michael Geyer is a professor of contemporary European history at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Deutsche Rüstungspolitik, 1860-1980 and Aufrüstung oder Sicherheit: Die Reichswehr in der Krise der Machtpolitik, 1924-1936, as well as coeditor of Resistance Against the Third Reich, 1933-1990.