By Konrad Heiden
As a employees reporter at the Frankfurter Zeitung Heiden used to be one of many first writers to take a stand opposed to Naziism, and his is the single modern record to offer the full tale of Hitler's upward push to strength from the very starting to the day in 1934 while the Blood Purge eradicated the final competition, leaving hom absolute dictator of Germany. As Heiden states: "his course of homicide and violence used to be, according whit Hitler's ideals, definitely the right route to greatness".
This re-creation of Heiden's paintings indicates it to be not just a profound and revealing narrative yet an incredible old record necessary to either historian and layman for a better realizing of the calamitous occasions that ruled the 20th century.
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At the age of twenty-seven he was well enough established to found a family. Eleven days after his promotion, in 1864, he married Anna Glasl-Horer, adoptive daughter of a customs collector — distinctly a higher station in life. ), Johann von Nepomuk Hutler: marriage to a wealthier, much older girl. The woman was sickly and bore him no children; in 1880, after sixteen years, the marriage was dissolved — in so far as this was possible according to the law of Catholic Austria. Three years later, the woman died of tuberculosis at the age of sixty, when her husband was forty-six.
This was still a far cry from an organized party. Rosenberg repeated the same lectures before a dozen similar groups and grouplets, all in obscure back rooms and small beer halls. But then Rohm sent in his soldiers from the other side. The grouplet became a piece of that German Reichswehr which then was a gigantic political party under arms, though without a program and without a leader. Rosenberg supplied the program. It had already been tested, the idea of the Wise Men of Zion had gripped millions throughout the world.
The degree of this incest can only be surmised. Apparently the ailing life of Alois Schicklgruber-Hitler's first wife dragged on much longer than her husband had expected. He took up relations with a young hotel cook by the name of Franziska Matzelsberger, and this broke up his marriage and family. His wife obtained a separation in accordance with the Austrian 'bed-and-board' law of the time, and moved into a dwelling of her own; his relation with Klara Polzl was also severed; the twenty-year-old girl left the house and went to Vienna as a servant.
Der Fuehrer: Hitler's Rise to Power. by Konrad Heiden