The Munich Putsch: Hitler’s bungled revolution

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Frank McDonough explores the infamous failed coup that shaped the early history of the Nazi party

On 8 November 1923, the Nazi Party launched a coup attempt in Munich that has come to be known as the ‘Beer Hall Putsch’. The putsch itself was an abject failure, but it taught Hitler valuable lessons that would aid his path to power a decade later. Historian Frank McDonough is joined by Rob Attar to explore one of the best-known moments in the early history of Hitler and the Nazis.

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