This book, first published in English in 1966, is a comprehensive guide to, and analysis of, the Third Reich’s policy towards the Arab world. Based on German archive material, the records of the Nuremburg trials, published collections of American, British, French, German and Italian documents, and on European and Arabian diaries and memoirs, it provides an essential reading of the history of the region at a key point in time.
1. The Great Powers and the Arab East 2. Nazi Germany and the Peel Commission Plan 3. Repercussions of the Czechoslovak Crisis and Understanding With Turkey 4. Outbreak of War 5. The Fall of France and the Declarations of October 23/December 5, 1940 6. Iraq on the Eve of Rebellion 7. The Germans and the Iraq Revolt 8. Uprising in Iraq 9. Germany and the Syrian Campaign 10. Spread of War and Nazi Arab Policy 11. New Declarations on Arab Questions 12. The Axis Egypt Offensive 13. The Arab Legion and Mufti-Kilani Dispute 14. Epilogue in Tunisia