From the Foreword to Young Hitler
by Dr. Klaus A. Lankheit

»The attentive reader of this book will be able to follow this [Hitler’s life’s] evolution and its turning points[…] Based on thorough reading and extensive research, this novel[…] fits the acknowledged historical facts as known to date.«

Dr. Klaus A. Lankheit is deputy chief of the world's most extensive archive of documents relating to the Nazi dictatorship, the Institut für Zeitgeschichte in Munich. He is author, editor and co-editor of several publications on Hitler and the Third Reich, among them several editions of the series of books entitled Hitler. Reden, Schriften, Anordnungen (Hitler. Speeches, Scripts, Orders), Munich, 1994-2003. Dr. Lankheit regularly reviews books on Hitler and the Third Reich for the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper.