Hitler’s doctor Karl Brandt.

17-07-2019

Karl Brandt was Adolf Hitler’s personal physician. As such, Brandt  was very much part of Hitler’s inner circle . Brandt was involved in the euthanasia programme in Nazi Germany and in Occupied Europe. After World War II ended Brandt was arrested and put on trial for crimes against humanity.   Karl Brandt was born on January 8th 1904 in… Read more »

SS Oberstgruppenführer Sepp Dietrich, the one-time butcher’s apprentice and beer-hall brawler.

08-07-2019

Resume of Adolf Hitler

Josef Dietrich, by-name “Sepp”, born May 28, 1892, Hawangen, died  April 21, 1966, Ludwigsburg, West Germany, German SS officer who commanded Adolf Hitler‘s (did you know) bodyguard and later led an SS Panzer Army in World War II. A butcher’s apprentice still an animal lover, Dietrich joined the German army in 1911 and rose to the rank of sergeant during World War I. An early acquaintance… Read more »

Adolf Eichmann killed a Jewish baby personal.

07-07-2019

A man, a rabbi, lived in Philadelphia after the war, accused  Adolf Eichmann   of a personal murder of a seven-month baby. This rabbi, a former member of the Central Jewish Committee, whose identity was kept secret, had to report to Eichmann’s room. A room with huge dimensions was Eichmann’s office.. He was sitting behind a… Read more »

“Salon Kitty” was a high-class Berlin brothel used by the Nazi intelligence service.

05-07-2019

Salon Kitty was a high-class Berlin brothel used by the Nazi intelligence service, the Sicherheitsdienst (SD), for espionage purposes during World War II. Created in the early 1930s, the salon was taken over by SS General Reinhard Heydrich  and his subordinate SS Brigadeführer Walter Schellenberg    in 1939. The brothel was managed by Kitty Schmidt throughout its entire existence who was the original owner. The plan… Read more »

Rommel’s “Ghost Division” the 7th Panzer Division.

04-07-2019

7th  Panzer Division  led by the famous Erwin “Desert Fox” Rommel got the nickname “Ghost Division” in 1940 in the France campaign. They were given the nickname because they advanced so fast that they appeared were they weren’t expected, and even German high command didn’t always knew where they were. The beginning:   Generalmajor Rommel, commander… Read more »

Adolf Hitler women friendly or not.

26-06-2019

A sixteen years old boy living in Linz in 1905 Adolf one day saw a nice girl in the street, Stefanie, walking with her mother and Adolf felt head over heels in love with the elegant eighteen years old girl. Too shy, he never spook too her but he observed her daily as a real obsession and… Read more »

Hans-Georg Henke – 16 Year Old German soldier crying

25-06-2019

In marked contrast to Volkssturmjunge Alfred Czech’s  heroic story, the second vignette is about Hans-Georg Henke , a 16 year old soldier in an anti-aircraft detachment of the Luftwaffe. His father died in 1938 but when his mother died in 1944 leaving the family destitute, Hans-Georg had to find work in order to support the family…. Read more »

SS Obergruppenfuhrer Karl Hermann Frank.

24-06-2019

Karl Hermann Frank was born in Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic), on the 24th January 1898. As a Sudeten German, a growing hatred of Czechoslovakians magnified, and eventually overtook Frank, as the events leading up to, and during the war, added to the festering resentment bubbling inside him. Indeed, his animosity towards the Czech people… Read more »

The Night of the Long Knives, 30-06-1934

16-06-2019

The Night of the Long Knives

The Night of the Long Knives, in June 1934, saw the wiping out of the SA’s leadership and others who had angered Hitler in the recent past in Nazi Germany. After this date, the SS lead by Heinrich Himmler was to become far more powerful in Nazi Germany. For all the power the Enabling Act gave Hitler, he still felt threatened… Read more »

Hunger Winter ” Honger winter” from September 1944 until May 1945.

13-06-2019

The Dutch famine of 1944, known as the Hongerwinter (“Hunger winter”) in Dutch, was a famine that took place in the German-occupied part of the Netherlands, especially in the densely populated western provinces above the great rivers, during the winter of 1944–1945, near the end of World War II. A German blockade cut off food and fuel shipments from… Read more »

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