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William L. Shirer (1904–1993)

William L. Shirer was born on February 23, 1904 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a writer, known for The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich (1968), The Magic Face (1951) and Erinnerung an einen Sommer in Berlin (1972). He died on December 28, 1993 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »

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 1989 The Nightmare Years (TV Mini-Series) (nonfiction book - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (1989) ... (nonfiction book - as William Shirer)
- Part 1 (1989) ... (nonfiction book - as William Shirer)
 1968 The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich (TV Movie documentary) (book)
 1960 Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Gathering Storm (1960) ... (writer)
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 1989 The Road to War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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 1972 Erinnerung an einen Sommer in Berlin (TV Movie)
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 1968 The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich (TV Movie documentary)
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 1951 The Magic Face
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Other Works:

Nonfiction book: "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich", 1960.

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

William Shirer
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Following college graduation, he paid for passage to Europe by working on a cattle boat. See more »

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Pisces

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