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January 19, 2017

Heilig Vaterland.

Filed under: Germany, Music, World War II — furtherglory @ 2:06 pm
Special thanks to Herbert Stolpmann's comments which you can read here.

Ulfhethnar version

When I first saw this Youtube video, I wondered if the lyrics were the same as the lyrics in the original song, written by Rudolf Alexander Schröder, in 1914.  Turns out that the lyrics are a little different in the two different versions.  I looked up the original 1914 lyrics, which are at the end of this blog post.

But first, lets start with the new version, which I looked up on the Internet.  Differences between the new and old versions are indicated by showing the old version in brackets.  For example, zieh uns alle in Bann [Sieh uns all entbrannt], the words in brackets are from the original song.

I have copied the new lyrics, which you can read below, or you can read the new lyrics in the link below.

https://www.letras.com/ulfhethnar/1414815/

Heilig Vaterland, in Gefahren,
deine Söhne sich um dich scharen,
von Gefahren umringt, heilig Vaterland,
alle steh’n wir Hand in Hand.

Von Gefahren umringt, heilig Vaterland,
alle steh’n wir Hand in Hand.
Von Gefahren umringt, heilig Vaterland,
alle steh’n wir Hand in Hand.

Bei den Sternen steht was wir schwören,
der die Sterne lenkt wird uns hören.
Jeder Fremde, dir deine Kronen raubt,
Deutschland, fallen wir Haupt bei Haupt.

Jeder Fremde, [Eh’ der Fremde] dir deine Kronen raubt,
Deutschland, fallen wir Haupt bei Haupt.
Von Gefahren umringt, heilig Vaterland,
alle steh’n wir Hand in Hand.

Heilig Vaterland, heb zur Stunde,
kühl [Kühn] dein Angesicht in die Runde,
zieh uns alle in Bann [Sieh uns all entbrannt] Sohn bei Söhnen steh’n,
du sollst bleiben lang, wir vergeh’n.

Zieh’ uns alle in Bann Sohn bei Söhnen steh’n,
du sollst bleiben lang, wir vergeh’n.
Jeder Fremde, [Eh’ der Fremde] dir deine Kronen raubt,
Deutschland, fallen wir Haupt bei Haupt.

Von Gefahren umringt, heilig Vaterland,
alle steh’n wir Hand in Hand.
Von Gefahren umringt, heilig Vaterland,
alle steh’n wir Hand in Hand.

English translation of new lyrics according to google.

Holy Fatherland, in dangers,
Thy sons are gathered round thee,
Surrounded by dangers, holy Fatherland,
We all stand hand in hand.

Surrounded by dangers, holy Fatherland,
We all stand hand in hand.
Surrounded by dangers, holy Fatherland,
We all stand hand in hand.

With the stars is what we swear,
Who steers the stars will hear us.
Every stranger, [Eh ‘stranger], robbing you of your crowns,
Germany, we fall head at head.

Every stranger, [Eh ‘stranger] robbed you of your crowns,
Germany, we fall head at head.
Surrounded by dangers, holy Fatherland,
We all stand hand in hand.

Holy Fatherland, lifted the hour,
Cool [bake] your face in the round,
Draw us all together [See us all burnt] Son with sons,
You shall remain long, we shall pass away.

Let us all be a son of a son with sons,
You shall remain long, we shall pass away.
Every stranger, [Eh ‘stranger] robbed you of your crowns,
Germany, we fall head at head.

Surrounded by dangers, holy Fatherland,
We all stand hand in hand.
Surrounded by dangers, holy Fatherland,
We all stand hand in hand.

End of English translation of new lyrics.

You can follow the link below to the original 1914 lyrics, and hear a piano play the melody on an mp3.  I have also provided an English translation using google translate.

http://ingeb.org/Lieder/heiligva.html

Nach Rudolf Alexander Schröder, 1914

Heilig Vaterland! In Gefahren
Deine Söhne sich um dich scharen.
|: Von Gefahren umringt, heilig Vaterland!
Alle stehen wir Hand in Hand! 😐

2 Bei den Sternen steht, was wir schwören.
Der die Sterne lenkt, wird uns hören.
|: Eh’ der Fremde dir deine Kronen raubt,
Deutschland, fallen wir Haupt bei Haupt! 😐

3. Heilig Vaterland, heb zur Stunde
Kühn dein Angesicht in die Runde!
|: Sieh uns all entbrannt, Sohn bei Söhnen stehn.
Du sollst bleiben, Land, wir vergehn! 😐

End of old lyrics

English Translation:

According to Rudolf Alexander Schröder, 1914

Holy Fatherland! In dangers
Your sons are gathering around you.
|: Surrounded by dangers, holy Fatherland!
We all stand hand in hand! : |

2 The stars are what we swear.
He who directs the stars will hear us.
|: If the stranger robbed thee of your crowns,
Germany, we fall head at home! : |

3. Holy Fatherland, lift to the hour
Bake your face in the round!
|: See us all burned, son with sons.
Thou shalt stay, land, we shall perish! : |

End of translation

Much if not all of this footage, I believe was lifted from the films Triumph of the Will, and Victory of Faith.  I think I like the original sound track of this footage by Leni Riefenstahlt better.

January 18, 2017

The famous Wannsee house — then and now

Filed under: Germany, Holocaust, Uncategorized, World War II — Tags: , , — furtherglory @ 9:06 am
Famous house where the Holocaust was planned

Famous house where the Holocaust was planned

I copied the photo above from a recent article in USA today that you can read here.

My photo of the wanneee house, taken several years ago

My photo of the Wanneee house, taken several years ago

My photograph above, taken several years ago, shows the front of the Wannsee villa, as you approach from a short straight driveway off a street named Am Grossen Wannsee. (Wannsee is pronounced VON-say.)

The property has now been converted into a Holocaust Museum, which opened in 1992 on the fiftieth anniversary of the conference.

Wannsee is a famous suburb of Berlin, where Brad Pitt once rented a house, when he was making a movie in Germany several years ago.

My blog post today has nothing to do with Brad Pitt, but I wanted my readers to know that Wannsee is a famous location in Germany — where the rich and famous live.

More important is the fact that Wannsee is famous as the place where the Holocaust was planned.

The following quote is from my website:

After World War II ended on May 8, 1945, the Allied powers began a search for the Nazi documents that they would need as evidence at the Nuremberg International Military Tribunal which was set to begin in November 1945. They found tons of paperwork including secret documents hidden in salt mines and behind walls in the Nazi administration buildings. But the one most important document, the order signed by Adolf Hitler which gave the authority for the genocide of the Jews, was never found.

Finally, in 1947, long after the first proceedings of the Nuremberg IMT had ended, the minutes of a conference held on January 20, 1942 at a villa in Wannsee, a district of Berlin, were found. At this conference, the plans for the “Final Solution to the Jewish Question” had been discussed. Today, tourists can stand in the very room where the plans were made for the genocide of the Jews.

My photo of the Wannsee house

My photo of driveway leading up to the Wannsee house

Fifteen top officials of the Nazi bureaucracy and the SS attended the Wannsee conference, which was led by 38-year-old Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich, the chief of the Reich Security Main Office (RSHA).

On May 27, 1942, Reinhard Heydrich was wounded when a group of Czech resistance fighters, who had escaped to England, returned and made an attempt on his life in Prague. Heydrich died of his wounds on June 4, 1942.

The minutes or protocols of the Wannsee meeting, 15 pages in all, were written by 36-year-old Adolf Eichmann. The copy that was found in 1947 was undated and unsigned; it had no stamp of any Bureau. The copy appeared to be a draft report of the meeting that was held on January 20, 1942 at Wannsee.

The full title of the Conference was “The Final Solution of the Jewish Question in Europe.” The original phrase was “a final territorial solution of the Jewish question.” The term “Jewish Question” referred to a question that had been discussed for years: Should the Jews have their own state within the country where they lived, or should they assimilate?

On the witness stand at the Nuremberg IMT, Hermann Goering said that the conference was about “the total solution to the Jewish Question” and that it meant the evacuation of the Jews, not extermination.

End quote from my website

January 17, 2017

Heilig Vaterland in Gefahren, deine Söhne sich, um dich scharen…

Filed under: Dachau, Germany, Music, Uncategorized, World War II — Tags: , — furtherglory @ 4:06 pm

My photo of the town of Dachau

Heilig Vaterland in Gefahren, deine Söhne sich, um dich scharen…

Comment by Herbert Stolpmann — January 13, 2017 @ 10:46

Translation: Holy Fatherland in dangers, your sons are gathering around you…

[Click on the YouTube video below to hear a German song Stolpmann is quoting from]


Die Glorie von Deutschland ist noch nicht vorbei. Es wird kein Ende der Deutschen Glorie geben!

Comment by Gasan — January 13, 2017 @ 5:17 pm

Translation: The glory of Germany is not over yet.  There will be no end to German glory.

The above two comments were written in response to a recent blog post entitled: The Glory of Germany is now “Shown forbei”(updated) which I wrote about on 1/13/2017. You can read it by following the link below.

https://furtherglory.wordpress.com/2017/01/13

The full words to the song are:

Heilig Vaterland! In Gefahren
deine Söhne sich um dich scharen.
Von Gefahren umringt, heilig Vaterland
Alle stehen wir Hand in Hand

Bei den Sternen steht, was wir schwören
Der die Sterne lenkt, wird uns hören
Eh der Fremde dir deine Kronen raubt
Deutschland, fallen wir Haupt bei Haupt!
Heilig Vaterland, heb zur Stund Kühn

dein Angesicht in die Runde

Sieh uns all entbrannt, Sohn bei Söhnen stehn
Du sollst bleiben, Land, wir vergehn

The English translation is:

Holy Fatherland! In dangers
Your sons are gathered around thee.
Surrounded by perils, holy Fatherland
We all stand hand in hand.

The stars are what we swear
He who directs the stars will hear us
the stranger robbed thee of your crowns
Germany, we fall head at home!
Holy Fatherland, rise to the hour.

Bring your face into the round.

Look at us all burned, son with sons
You shall stay, land, we will perish.

January 16, 2017

Wilhelm Canaris

Filed under: Dachau, David Irving, Germany, Uncategorized, World War II — furtherglory @ 7:34 am

‘Nun ja, wir mussten den kleinen Admiral mehrmals hoch und runter ziehen weil er so lange zappelte bis er endlich aufgab,.

Translation: Well yes, we had to pull the little Admiral several times up and down because he struggled quite long before he gave up.

Wilhelm Canaris was the head of the Abwher, which was the German military intelligence agency during most of the Nazi era.  Canaris was also a traitor and a double agent, who plotted to assassinate Hitler.  He ended up being hung and strangled by a violin wire on April 9th 1945 in the Flossenberg concentration  camp.

If Donald Trump is the new Hitler, and history repeats itself, then that would mean that Trump’s new appointment, who will become the head of American military intelligence, will also be a traitor, just like Canaris, and might end up being executed for treason.

Bundesarchiv Bild 146-1979-013-43, Wilhelm Canaris.jpg

On January 12th 2017, I wrote a blog post, in my new “name that Nazi” series, in which I asked my readers to identify the man in the photo above.  That same day, I also wrote another blog post entitled “Trump compares US intelligence agencies to Nazi Germany”. 

 You can read my January 12th blog posts here:

https://furtherglory.wordpress.com/2017/01/12/

There were two outstanding comments on this earlier blog post.  There was an exceptional comment, made by Herbert Stolpmann, that I used, in part, to begin this blog post today.

Jett Rucker was the first reader to correctly identify the man in the photo.

BEGIN OUTSTANDING COMMENTS ON MY EARLIER BLOG POST:

One of the two hangman commented during an interview about the execution of Canaris: ‘Nun ja, wir mussten den kleinen Admiral mehrmals hoch und rrunter ziehen weil er so lange zappelte bis er endlich aufgab,.

(‘Well yes, we had to pull the little Admiral several times up and down because he struggle quite long before he gave up)

This means that a lynching procedure took place and would have been ordered from the highest level of the hierarchy, with Hitler’s full knowledge, so as to make it as cruel as possible.

Comment by Herbert Stolpmann — January 12, 2017 @ 3:58 pm

Wilhelm Canaris, also admiral in the Kriegsmarine.

Comment by Jett Rucker — January 12, 2017 @ 10:21 am

END COMMENTS ON MY EARLIER BLOG POST

I wrote a little bit about Canaris on my website, which you can read here:

http://www.scrapbookpages.com/DachauScrapbook/ElserExecution.html

BEGIN QUOTE FROM MY SCRAPBOOK PAGES WEB SITE

On the same day that the Dachau Museum says that Georg Elser was killed by a bomb, April 9, 1945, a group of traitors to the Fatherland, including Rear Admiral Wilhelm Canaris and General Hans Oster were executed at the Flossenbürg concentration camp on the orders of Gestapo Chief Heinrich Müller, but there was no attempted cover-up of these executions. Canaris, who was the head of the Abwehr, Nazi Germany’s military intelligence agency, before he was arrested, was involved in two failed attempts to assassinate Hitler in 1938 and 1939. General Oster had been arrested the day after the failed July 20, 1944 attempt to assassinate Hitler. On April 8, 1945, General Wilhelm Canaris and General Hans Oster were put on trial and both were convicted.

END QUOTE FROM MY SCRAPBOOKPAGES WEB SITE

You can read about the downfall of Canaris on Wikipedia by clicking here:

Wikipedia makes a few glaring errors.  In particular, the reason for Canaris initially being removed from his post.

https://en.wikipedia.on/wiki/Wilhelm_Canaris#Downfall_and_execution

Canaris was removed from his post as head of military intelligence, because he failed to obtain any intelligence about the allied landing at Anzio on January 22, 1944.

In  the 2002 version of David Irving’s book entitled “Hitler’s War”, the real story of Canaris’s dismissal from his position, as head of military intelligence, is given.

BEGIN QUOTE FROM HITLER’S WAR PAGE 652:

Wholly unexpected – and without even a hint from the German Intelligence services – on Jan 22 an American corps staged a sudden seaborne landing south of Rome at Anzio – to the rear of the German lines.  Misled by the assurances of Admiral Canaris, Kesselring had denuded this coastline; only two German battalions met the American troops….

Hitler asked Jodle to determine precisely why Intelligence had failed to predict the landing at Anzio.  Kesselring claimed that it was Canaris’s fault.  In February, Erich Vermeheren, an important Abwher agent in Turkey, put the last nail in the Admiral’s coffin.  This brought even Cicero’s operations to an abrupt end.  Hitler had had enough of Admiral Canaris.  He told Himmler to set up a “unified German secret Intelligence service.”

END QUOTE FROM HITLER’S WAR

Also completely absent from the current Wikipedia page is the important date of September 26th 1944.

BEGIN QUOTE FROM HITLER’S WAR – PAGE 740-741

Later that day, September 26, [1944], Heinrich Himmler arrived with a bulging briefcase of things to discuss.  Heading the agenda was the topic, ‘Treason since 1939.’  In a locked safe at the Abwher headquarters outside Berlin, Gestapo investigations had found documents proving that Mayor Gordeler, General Oster, General Beck, and above all Vice-Admiral Canaris – the slippery former chief of Intelligence – had been plotting Hitler’s overthrow since 1939 at least.  Canaris and his men had deliberately betrayed the plans and dates of Hitler’s 1940 western campaign (‘Yellow’) to the enemy.

These documents had been assembled by two of the admiral’s staff – General Oster and Hans vot Dohnanyi – with the view toward someday prosecuting Brauchitsch, then the army’s Commander in Chief, for refusing to aid the anti-Hitler plotters.  From General Munzos Grandes, who had commanded Spain’s contingent in Russia, Hitler had already learned some time ago that Canaris had personally warned Franco against bringing Spain in to the war on Hitler’s side.  Since his arrest in July, Canaris had told ingenious tales, but those who had rejected the Third Reich – Oster and Dohnbanyi – betrayed their friend Canaris equally willingly in face-to-face encounter.  General Alexander von Pfuhlstien, former commander of the ‘Brandenburg’ (Commando) Division, had been arrested on September 4, [1944] and he had once discussed using the division to storm the Wolf’s Lair; Canaris had confidently predicted Germany’s defeat for December 1943.  Colonel George Hansen invited his questioners to search for Canaris’s diaries, these damning documents were evidently found in the locked safe of another Abwher colonel who had succumbed to the suicide epidemic after July 20 – they vanished at the end of the war.

The documents showed that the plotters had sent the then Colonel Georg Thomas – another of Keitel’s department heads – to win over Halder and Brauchitsch in November 1939.  Hadler had refused: Britain’s fight was against the whole of Germany, he had said, not just Hitler.  A 1939 “study’ by Oster dealt explicitly with a coup d’etat.  There were voluminous memorandum by General Bech, and scattered pages of the fabled Canaris diary throwing a revealing new light on the 1943 Black Chapel case and the Abwehr dealings with the Vatican.  In April 1940, the documents indicated, Thomas had shown Halder a treacherous message from one Dr. Joseph Muller: the Vatican was willing to intercede with the British and French provided Hitler and Ribbentrop were first eliminated.  On being informed of this approach, Brauchtish had proposed to Halder that Thomas be arrested.  The same Joseph Muller had betrayed the date of ‘Yellow’ to the Vatican evidently on Abwehr instructions, since Canaris ordered the affair hushed up.  Oster had also warned the Dutch directly.

Hitler grimly informed Jodl of the news Himmler had brought.  The facts about Admiral Canaris were so terrible, he said, that he could not make them public until the war was over; then there would be a state trial at which the German people could take their revenge.

END QUOTE FROM HITLER’S WAR

In the pages which follow, Irving records how, on the following evening, Hitler’s health took a turn for the worse, and how he was unable to attend war counsels for several days.

Irving leaves it to his readers to draw a causal connection between the news of September 26th and Hitler’s health problems which started in earnest the following night, and lasted for days.  When I read this, I did draw a probable causal connection between the two.

Irving goes on, in his book, to record the Admirals last days.

BEGIN QUOTE FROM HITLER’S WAR page 807-808:

…at Flossenberg camp they left the traitors Admiral Canaris and General Oster.  A few days before, General Buhle had stumbled by chance on the long-sought diaries of Canaris, and these sealed the Abwehr chief’s fate.  He and General Oster were hanged after a summary court-martial on [April] the ninth [1945].

END QUOTE FROM HITLER’S WAR

January 13, 2017

The Glory of Germany is now “shon forbei” (updated)

Filed under: Germany, Uncategorized, World War II — Tags: , , , — furtherglory @ 11:05 am
My photo of the town of Dachau

My photo of the town of Dachau

The country of Germany, that once was, is now gone. The glory that was once Germany is gone, and it will never come back again. Germany is now full of non-Germans who commit crimes, and  wreak havoc.

Over a  million Jews have come back to Germany. The Jews are God’s Chosen People — everyone else is dog shit.  The Jews can live wherever they want; they don’t have to live in their own country.

The Jews prefer Germany, where they can now lie, steal and cheat to their heart’s content.

I have just finished watching the full version of Leni Riefenstahl’s award-winning film, entitled Triumph of the Will, which is over an hour long. This is a PG film that is suitable for children to watch.

However, I must warn you that this film is extremely boring — how many goose-stepping German soldiers can you watch without being bored to death?

You can hear German people speaking Germany correctly, which I could never do.  I cannot trill an R, the way that the Germans did back then.

One thing, that is very interesting in the movie, is that all the people in the movie are German, and none of them appear to be overweight; the men are all at least 6 ft tall and most of them have blond hair.

If you go to Germany now, you will see every race and nationality of people and these people are citizens of Germany. There are black Germans, Jewish Germans, and every other nationality of Germans. In other words, Germany is not Germany any more, and that is a pity.

This blog post generated a huge number of irrelevant comments which you can read on the link below. At last count over 166 completely irrelevant comments in all.

I have made a small collection of comments that have some relevance to my original blog post below.

https://furtherglory.wordpress.com/2017/01/05/

BEGIN RELEVANT COMMENTS:

  • Furtherglory wrote: “If you go to Germany now, you will see every race and nationality of people and these people are citizens of Germany. There are black Germans, Jewish Germans, and every other nationality of Germans. In other words, Germany is not Germany any more, and that is a pity.”

Not true for Germany only. The rest of Western Europe is similar, to varying extents. And as far as I know, North America is not in a better condition. The Jewish poison is lethal and no people can survive a long-term exposure to it.

Comment by hermie — January 6, 2017@8:01 am

  • Susan Myers wrote: “What are you a Nazi?”

If any Gentile doesn’t rejoice at the [planned and organized] disappearance of his people, he/she is instantly labelled a Nazi, a hater, a racist and a genocidal murderer by the Jewish deceiver and his/her useful idiots. Typical. So typical. I’m amazed to see that this gross trick still works on so many people. Yet so transparent.

P.S. The correct wording is: “What are you? A Nazi?”

Comment by hermie — January 6, 2017 @ 8:15 am

  • Marvelous, isn’t it – that a professor in the educational world can come out with this blatant piece of genocidal racism, without his colleagues and peers objecting. And yet, if the word “white” were replaced with “black”, or “Jew” then they would all be howling like rabid dogs, and demanding that such a “hater” should be driven out of academia immediately.

Comment by Talbot — January 6, 2017 @ 8:52

  • Yeah, Germany is “history”. I mentioned that Hitler made a comment about the ”survival of Germany “ in Mein Kampf. He said Germany was fighting WW I for her very ”existence”.I don’t see how that is considered to be ”racist”. That’s one man who loved his country, and he wanted to make sure that it stayed in German hands.Germany is not like America. America IS a nation of immigrants. Germany isn’t Germans, who emigrated over here when Germany was still pretty much Germany, would talk about going back to the ”fatherland”. Good luck on trying to find it now.Comment by Tim — January 9, 2017 @ 11:48
  • Κλέων Ι.wrote: ” When they say ‘we’re the chosen people’, they mean that, according to their faith, God gave them extra responsibilities and codes of behavior that other groups aren’t burdened with. That’s all it means, that God bestows not particular privileges but rather particular duties upon Jews.”

    Quite true. But you forgot to mention that the main of these duties is our ‘liberation.’ In Jewish minds, God tasked them with the duty to destroy and abolish all the ‘artificial constructions’ established by Gentiles, the ‘false gods’ of all nations & peoples (i.e. the boundaries between Gentile races, classes, religions, moral standards, cultures, nations, genders, etc.). The ‘liberation’ of mankind is their divine mission. Every non-Jewish order must be obliterated for that specific purpose. Mashiah won’t show his ugly hooked nose before Jewry has fully achieved that. No world shabbat (rest) under the paternal guidance of benevolent Mashiah before that time. Jews are undeniably great destroyers, but they do that for our own sake, for our own freedom and happiness (in their twisted mind).

    A rare moment of Jewish honesty:

    But Jews also regard themselves as a superior people, as “the [real and legitimate] aristocrats of this world” (as once formulated by Zionist leader Samuel Untermyer). That’s is why they can be both supremacists and egalitarians. No paradox for them.

    Don’t fall for the Judeo-Masonic scam of egalitarianism. It’s a trap, a deadly and destructive trap…

    “The doctrine of equality! There is no more poisonous poison anywhere: for it seems to be preached by justice itself, whereas it really is the termination of justice. ‘Equal to the equal, unequal to the unequal’—that would be the true slogan of justice; and also its corollary: ‘Never make equal what is unequal.” -Friedrich Nietzsche

    Comment by hermie — January 6, 2017 @ 7:59 AM

END RELEVANT COMMENTS

January 12, 2017

It is time to play Name that Nazi!

Filed under: Germany, Uncategorized, World War II — furtherglory @ 10:04 am

Bundesarchiv Bild 146-1979-013-43, Wilhelm Canaris.jpg

Who will be the first to name this Nazi intelligence agent.  He is relevant because  we are making comparisons between the Nazi German intelligence system of the past and our current intelligence system.  Click here for a detailed answer to this question. https://furtherglory.wordpress.com/2017/01/16/

January 10, 2017

Should American students learn anything about Hitler?

Filed under: Germany, Holocaust, Uncategorized, World War II — Tags: , , — furtherglory @ 9:38 am

The reason that I am asking if American schools should teach anything about Hitler, and the history of Nazi Germany, is because I have just read a news article in which this question is discussed: http://www.wfmynews2.com/news/local/parents-upset-over-school-project-that-includes-dressing-up-like-hitler/384650275

Adolf Hitler is one of the most famous persons in History, if not THE most famous person in History. American students should know this about him:

Hitler killed 6 million Jews! or was it 1.5 million? Whatever the number, you can’t kill Jews and expect to be honored as an important person in history!

If you kill even one Jew, you will forever be hated and reviled the world over, until the end of time. The Jews will see to that!

The number one rule, in any country, is MUST LOVE JEWS!

Here’s my suggestion: I think that American students should be shown the famous movie made by Leni Riefenstahl, which is entitled “Triumph of the Will”. This is a movie about the rise of Hitler. Hint: Hitler was a self made man! He was born the lowest of the low, and rose to be the man most loved, and most hated, in history.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triumph_of_the_Will

In this movie, students will see old film clips in which Hitler is shown being cheered by millions of people as he rides through the streets of Germany, with no protection from the crowds of people, who are cheering him and throwing flowers at this feet.

The sad truth is that Hitler was more loved, and more admired than any other man in history — until the Jews got their revenge and made him into the most hated man in the world.

Regular viewers of the History Channel will recognize the marble reviewing stand at the Zeppelin Field, shown in my photograph below:

The place where Hitler used stand as he reviewed his troops

My photo of the place where Hitler stood as he reviewed his troops

This is the place where the Nazi swastika was blown up by the Allies in a symbolic display of victory over the Nazis on April 24, 1945.

The film clip of the dynamiting of the swastika has been shown thousands of time on American TV.

On the central promontory, which is the speaker’s stand, where Hitler used to give his speeches, you can still make out the faint outline of another swastika which was removed from the marble by the American military.

Inside the Golden Hall, at the Zeppelin Field, a gold mosaic swastika has been left on the ceiling as a grim reminder of Germany’s dark past.

Hitler in Nuremberg in 1927

Hitler in Nuremberg in 1927

You can read the history of the Nazi rallies on my website at https://www.scrapbookpages.com/Nurnberg/Nurnberg04A.html

January 6, 2017

How and why I began blogging…

Filed under: Dachau, Germany, Uncategorized, World War II — furtherglory @ 10:02 am

Many years ago, before I knew what a blog was, I was contacted by a man who was writing a book about the Dachau prisoners, who had been sent to the South Tyrol, shortly before the Dachau camp was liberated by American soldiers.  Franz Halder, the mystery man pictured in the blog post that immediately precedes this one, was among these prisoners.

This man’s theory was that these Dachau prisoners, who had been housed in a separate section of the Dachau camp, were sent to the South Tyrol in order to kill them.

This didn’t make sense to me. Why not just kill them inside the Dachau camp?

I wrote about the Dachau prisoners on my website at http://www.scrapbookpages.com/DachauScrapbook/DachauLiberation/Background02.html

The following quote is from my website page, cited above:

Begin quote

On April 26, 1945, three days before the American liberators arrived at Dachau, a transport of 1,735 Jewish prisoners left on a train bound for the mountains in southern Germany. Then another 6,887 prisoners, half of them Jews and half of them Russian POWs, were marched south toward the mountains of the South Tyrol. According to testimony given at the Nuremberg IMT, the march to the Tyrol was part of a plan, devised by Ernst Kaltenbrunner, to kill all these prisoners.

End quote

The march to the South Tyrol didn’t make sense to me.  Why not just kill these prisoners inside the Dachau camp? I thought that the reason that these prisoners were being sent to the South Tyrol was to SAVE them, not to KILL them.

The following quote is from my scrapbookpages.com website:

Begin quote

Nerin E. Gun, a journalist who was a former prisoner at Dachau, wrote the following in his book entitled “The Day of the Americans,” published in 1966:

Begin quote from Nerin E. Gun’s book:

The SS commandant of the camp, Weiter, for having disobeyed Hitler’s orders, was executed by a fanatic SS sergeant, Ruppert, in the countryside while trying to escape. Weiter died with a bullet in the neck, clutching a picture of Hitler.

End quote from Gun’s book

Friedrich Wilhelm Ruppert was the SS officer in charge of executions at Dachau; he was put on trial by an American Military Tribunal in November 1945, but he was not charged with the murder of Weiter, nor with the murder of four British SOE women, another crime that he had been accused of, by a former prisoner.

May 6, 1945, the day that Weiter either committed suicide or was shot by someone else, was the same day that the 137 Dachau VIP prisoners were liberated by American soldiers. According to Gun, an SS man named Fritz threw a grenade at the liberators.

Regarding the American retaliation for the grenade attack, Gun wrote the following in “The Day of the Americans”:

Begin quote from “The Day of the Americans”:

The Americans were furious and shot down all the guards posted around the village. The Resistance, during this time, had not sat on its hands. The six Gestapo functionaries, the professional killers who had joined the convoy at Innsbruck, were hanging from the trees in the village square.

End quote from “The Day of the Americans”.

Nerin E. Gun also wrote that Dr. Sigmund Rascher was shot in Innsbruck, although the Museum at Dachau says that Dr. Rascher was executed, on the orders of Heinrich Himmler, in the bunker on April 26, 1945, the day that the VIP prisoners at Dachau were evacuated from the camp to the South Tyrol.

 

 

 

Can you identify this German man?

Filed under: Germany, Uncategorized, World War II — furtherglory @ 7:53 am

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Here is a chance to show how smart you are!

Can you identify this German man and tell the world the important role that he played in history?  Or can you point out any facts about him, not already mentioned by any other reader of my blog who is commenting here?

Those who answer correctly will be recognized as people who know the something about history.  Those commenters, who don’t know the answer, will identify themselves as being clueless.

One interesting fact is that I started my blog about 7 years ago when a man, who was writing a blog, contacted me regarding the facts of  World War II history, which included this man.

I said “What’s a blog?”

The man, who had contacted me, eventually gave up writing his blog and I started mine.

That’s all she wrote, and she rubbed that out.

January 2, 2017

Pressac says that the Germans used dummy shower heads inside the Dachau gas chamber

Filed under: Dachau, Germany, Holocaust, Uncategorized, World War II — Tags: , , , — furtherglory @ 3:54 pm

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I took the photo above when I visited the Dachau memorial site. This was the last remaining shower head inside the alleged gas chamber. All the others had been stolen by tourists.

Note that the shower head in the photo above was smashed by a visitor to the Dachau camp.

You can read about Pressac in a recent news article at http://www.5280.com/news/magazine/2016/12/honor-international-holocaust-remembrance-day-boulder

If you have never heard of Jean Claude Pressac, this means that you have never studied the Holocaust.

The news article begins with the following quote:

Begin quote

Between 1933 and 1945, Nazi Germany killed about six million Jews. Nothing will ever adequately answer the question “Why?”—but the Mazal Holocaust Collection, one of the largest private Holocaust archives in the country, provides some clues. In 2014, the daughter of the late Harry Mazal, a Texas businessman, gifted her father’s library to the Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. And with January 27 being International Holocaust Remembrance Day, there’s no more appropriate time to explore the collection.

End quote

You can read about the late Henry Mazel at https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/ahro

I have visited the Dachau memorial site several times, and I have a large section about Dachau on my website at:

http://www.scrapbookpages.com/DachauScrapbook/index.html

The news article also includes the following quote:

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American forces liberated the [concentration] camp at Dachau on April 29, 1945. Two days later, a congressional committee toured the site. Its report unveiled the terrors committed there in grim detail: As Allied forces closed in on Germany, the Nazis relocated captives by train to Dachau. “[A]t least 100 of these civilian prisoners had been jammed into each [of the 50 cars]—locked in—and they had been on the road for several days without food or water. Approximately 3,000 of them were dead upon arrival.”

End quote

I wrote about the Dachau “death train” on my website at http://www.scrapbookpages.com/DachauScrapbook/DachauLiberation/DeathTrain.html

You can read more about the Dachau camp on this section of my website: http://www.scrapbookpages.com/DachauScrapbook/KZDachau/index.html


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