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Laurence Rees

AKA Laurence Mark Rees

Born: 19-Jan-1957
Birthplace: Ayr, Scotland

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: Scotland
Executive summary: Their Darkest Hour

    High School: Solihull School
    University: Oxford University

    BBC Creative Director of History Programs (2000-)
    BBC Director and Producer (1982-2000)
    BBC Researcher (1979-81)
    BBC Research Trainee (1978-79)

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Author of books:
Electric Beach (1990, novel)
The Nazis: A Warning From History (1997, history)
War of the Century: When Hitler Fought Stalin (1999, history)
Horror in the East: The Japanese at War, 1931-1945 (2001, history)
Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution (2005, history)
Their Darkest Hour: People Tested to the Extreme in WWII (2007, history)
World War II Behind Closed Doors: Stalin, the Nazis and the West (2008, history)
The Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler (2012, biography)

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