Berlin Diary

Berlin Diary Cover-SudetenlandAnyone looking to read more about the 1938 Sudeten Crisis will enjoy picking up Berlin Diary (1941) by William Shirer. He was a journalist who worked for Hearst and went on to be one of Edward R. Murrow’s radio broadcasters in Europe with CBS. During 1938, Shirer was on the scene in Vienna, Prague and Berlin when he broadcasted back home to the United States. The book is full of tremendous first-person observations and anecdotes that are as colorful as they are informative. One plus is Berlin Diary has been reprinted so many times over the years that it is easy to find a copy for not a lot of money.