Category «Holocaust»

Albert Bormann

Albert Bormann (Anhalt, Saxony, Germany, 2 September 1902 – Munich, 8 April 1989) was a Gruppenführer-SS, and chief of staff NSSK of the German Chancellery, was the younger brother of Martin Bormann , personal secretary of Adolf Hitler . Biography Albert Bormann was the third son of the marriage composed by Theodor Bormann and Antonie …

Hermine Braunsteiner

Braunsteiner-Hermine Ryan ( Vienna , Austria , 16 of July of 1919 – Bochum , Germany , 19 of April of 1999 ) was a female concentration camp guard and the first war criminal Nazi who was extradited from the United States . He participated in person in painful and cruel deaths of women and …

Richard Thomalla

Richard Wolfgang Thomalla ( Annahof , 23 of October of 1903 – Jičín , December of maypole of 1945 ?) Was an architect officer and the Schutzstaffel (SS), and the main designer of the death camps Nazis of Operation Reinhard . Biography In 1932, Thomalla joined the Nazi Party with the number 1,238,872, and in …

Luise Danz

Elisabeth Helene Luise Danz ( Thuringia , November of December of 1917 ) was a guard of several Nazi concentration camps , who participated in the Holocaust of World War II . She was tried for crimes against humanity , but released later. Working in the fields The 24 of January of 1943 , at …

Dita Kraus

Dita Kraus ( 1929 , Prague ) is a survivor of Nazi concentration camps. In the book of Antonio G Iturbe is called Dita Alderova. 1 Biography She was born in Prague and lived there until the age of 9, when the Nazi invasion of the city forced her to move. At the age of …

Susanne Ledermann

Susanne “Sanne” Ledermann ( Berlin , Germany , 8 of October of 1928 – 19 of November of 1943 , Auschwitz , Poland ) was a young Jewish , childhood friend of the writer Anne Frank during the Second World War and victims of the Holocaust . Susanne or “Sanne”, as she was called, was …

Karl-Günther Heimsoth

Karl-Günther Heimsoth , as well as Karl-Guenter Heimsoth ( Charlottenburg , 4 of December of 1899 – Berlin , July 1934 ) was a physician , publicist andpolitical German . Life and work Early years and studies (1919 to 1924) Karl-Günther Heimsoth was the son of a mercantile court advisor and bank director. His youth …

Kurt von Schleicher

 Kurt von Schleicher Ferdinand Friederich Hermann ( ? · I ) (Brandenburg,4 of Aprilof1882-Potsdam,30 of Juneof1934) was amilitary Germanand the lastChancellor of Germanyduring theWeimar Republic. Biography Ideology Of Prussian origin , Schleicher had an authoritarian way of seeing the order, the discipline and the call decadence of the time of the Republic of Weimar . …

Sturmabteilung

The Sturmabteilung or ” SA ” pronunciation ( ? · I ) (which can be translated as ‘assault section’) functioned as a militia- like organization of the NSDAP , the German National Socialist Party. The members of the SA were known as “brown shirts”, by the color of their shirt and uniform, to distinguish them …

Gerhard Engel

Gerhard Michael Engel (Guban, Germany, 13 April 1906 – Munich, Bavaria, December 9, 1976) was a Major General of the Wehrmacht , Adolf Hitler’s assistant and keeper of the Iron Cross Knight’s Cross for his Value on the battle front. Biography Gerhard Michael Engel was born in Guban, Brandenburg in 1906, entered the Reichswerh on …

Friedrich Hoßbach

Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Hoßbach (Unna, Westfalia, 2 de noviembre de 1894 – Gotinga, Baja Sajonia, 10 de septiembre de 1980) fue un general de infantería alemán y ayudante militar de Adolf Hitler durante sus primeros tiempos. Su apellido a veces se escribe Hossbach. Era poseedor de la Cruz de Caballero de la Cruz de Hierrocon …

Blutfahne

Blutfahne (literally translated as “blood flag”) is the name designating the red flag with the swastika used by Adolf Hitler and his party, the NSDAP , during the failed Beer Hall Putsch of 9 of November of 1923 . History Origins The origin of the Blutfahne is in the failed attempt of the coup d’etat …

Religious Views of Adolf Hitler

There are contradictory accounts of Adolf Hitler’s religious beliefs , his view of religion, and his links with the Church. Often this subject has been the subject of historical debate between biographers and controversy because of the inconsistencies, inconsistencies and discrepancies between Hitler’s public speeches and his private statements. Many historians agree that Hitler reflected …

Nero Order

The Order on demolitions in the territory of the Reich ( Befehl betreffend Zerstörungsmaßnahmen im Reichsgebiet ), later abbreviated as “Nero Order”, was one of the legal norms that the Nazis used to apply the scorched earth tactics at the end of World War II In German territory. The aim of the disruption of infrastructure …

Maria Reiter

Maria Josepha “Mitzi” Reiter ( Berchtesgaden , Germany, 23 December 1909 – Munich , July 28, 1992) was a German woman related to Adolf Hitler , with whom she had a short love relationship . Biography Maria “Mitzi” Reiter was the daughter of a co- founder of the German Social-Democratic Party in Berchtesgaden, Obersalzberg, Karl …

Wolfsschanze

The Führerhauptquartier Wolfsschanze or Wolf ‘s Lair was the key name of one of Adolf Hitler ‘s greatest military barracks during World War II . The complex was in the village of Gierłoż ( German : Forst Görlitz ), near Kętrzyn or Rastenburg , in German, in what was formerly East Prussia and today is …

Kehlsteinhaus

The Kehlsteinhaus (literally House Kehlstein , in German ), also known as Eagle ‘s Nest is a building type villa that was to be an extension of the complex Obersalzberg projected by the regime Nazi in the Bavarian Alps near Berchtesgaden . It was an official gift of the National Socialist party for Adolf Hitler …

Else Krüger

Else Krüger ( Hamburg-Altona , 9 of February of 1915 -24 January 2005, Germany) was secretary German during World War II . Since late 1942 , Krüger was the secretary of Martin Bormann , head of the Chancellery and affairs of the NSDAP under direct orders of Adolf Hitler . He remained in the Führerbunker …

Leopold Poetsch

Leopold Poetsch (O Pötsch) (18 November 1853 – 16 October 1942) was an Austrian history professor.  Famous for being the teacher of Adolf Hitler and who influenced the visions of the future regent. References Shirer, William L. Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany. Simon & Schuster, 1990. ISBN 0-671-72868-7 …

My struggle

My fight (in German : Mein Kampf ) is a book written by Adolf Hitler , combining autobiographical elements with an exposition of ideas proper to the political ideology of National Socialism . The first edition was launched on 18 July as as 1925 . Contents The book outlines the main ideas that the German …

Theodor Morell

Theodor (Theo) Gilbert Morell ( 2 of July of 1886 – 26 of maypole of 1948 ) was the personal physician of Adolf Hitler from 1936 until his suicide in 1945 . Morell was well known in Germany for his controversial holistic and unconventional alternative treatments. Although Morell had medical training and a practicing license …

Hitler Family

The Hitler family includes relatives and ancestors of Adolf Hitler ( 20 of April of 1889 – 30 of April of 1945 ), politician and leader of the German National Socialist Workers Party (German: Deutsche Nationalsozialistische Arbeiterpartei, abbreviated NSDAP), Commonly known as the Nazi Party. He was Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and …

Montoire interview

The interview Montoire was a meeting held on 24 of October of 1940 between the French Marshal Philippe Petain and German dictator Adolf Hitler during World War II in the train station of Montoire-sur-le-Loir , French town in the Department of Loir-et-Cher. The meeting had been prepared by the French Foreign Minister and head of …

Berghof

Berghof was the resting place and second government residence of Adolf Hitler in Obersalzberg , in the Bavarian Alps near Berchtesgaden , Germany . It was his refuge in 1924 , after prison immediately after the Putsch in Munich, then their place of residence that was, during most of World War II , besides being …