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10. Hitler Immunity
9. Joseph Goebbels was half Dutch
8. Eva Braun's Background Check
7. Werner Goldberg, the Jewish Nazi Poster Child
6. Dr. Eduard Bloch, Hitler's Jewish Doctor
5. Hitler's Chauffeur
4. The Jewish Baby
3. The Peculiar Story of Rudolf Hess
2. Hitler's Asian Admiration
1. The Strange Case of Albert & Hermann Goering
Anyone remember a movie starring Anthony Quinn where he suddenly becomes the poster soldier for the Aryan " race " but is actually a Jew? I was a kid when I saw it but being a history nerd since I could read, I understood the comic irony. It was a sort of dark comedy? Love to know the title and if it was inspired by the case in the vid.
Apart from Chinese and Japanese civilizations, Hitler also admired Tibetan culture. Please do not believe depiction of NAZI officers massacred Tibetan monks as in Bulletproof Monk (however, I like that movie).
Old "Club foot Goebbels" and half Dutch, the ideal Nazi, yeah right...and yes millions of non-Jewish people were killed in WW2, tens of millions in the Pacific, but sorry the Jewish people have more to gripe about that anyone else, I wish we could just have all civilian casualties be generic, the Japanese killed millions of Chinese and Filipino people, but all we hear is Europe, we know about the Nuremberg trials but not the Japanese war crimes trials.........no offense........keep on .................justasinger54
A man with genuine historic knowledge wouldn't talk about Hess' flight in such an ignorant way, and after the war! Nor did Hess any flying lessons size a person interested in the Nazi persons would know that he was in the air already in WW1!
Hess finished his training for flight in 1940!!! And the flight to Scotland was in 1941!! By then even in Germany nobody took him seriously (he was a bit of nutter. OK, a big nutter, even for a Nazi) Your channel can not be trusted if you do not check something well documented like this.
Another great video, Simon. There are many declassified documents from the OSS (not the CIA) that contain many surprising facts about Hitler, and other high level Nazis, such as half-Jewish Luftwaffe Field Marshal Milch. [There were about three dozen Nazi generals that were half or quarter Jewish, and about half dozen such Nazi field marshals.] The matter regarding half and quarter Jewish admirals, generals, field marshals, and war heros (some with numerous awards including the coveted gold iron cross, won by half Jewish Col. Hoellander), and Nazi poster soldier, Werner Goldberg (photographed on masthead of Nazi magazine, describing him as the perfect Nazi soldier), is well described and documented in Prof. Bryan Rigg's two books. Prof. Rigg wrote a third book ("Recued From the Reich") on a secret Nazi operation to rescue perhaps the most highly regarded and revered rabbi in the world, and get him, his family, and his collection of rare Hebraica and Judaica, and his 40,000 volume library out of the Eastern European war zone and into safety in the West. Strange but true.
Your lack of an education amazes me. Nazis were Fascists who were extreme nationalists, right wingers. The FreiKorp made up the initial membership of the party. Hitler stuck in the word socialist to attract the German worker since the Communists were his main enemy. Hitler convinced the German worker that the Jews were their enemy and not the rich German industrialists. Any member of the party who might have socialist leanings was killed in the Night of the Long Knives. Try getting a better education before commenting.
+Harry McNicholas they absolutly are. The ukrainian genocide alone killed 10 million people and thats not counting war deaths or starvation in any other soviet countries in the early 30s before hitler really had any power. Or how about the 10 million killed with there scorched earth policy where they burned towns down so germans couldnt have resources when germany invaded citizens be damned. Or the purges of stalin and mao that killed millions
I was talking about the Nazis and the death toll in Europe. You are exaggerating the death toll from communists plus the Nazis killed 65 million in just 6 years. It took the communists 50 years to kill anywhere near that number.
RE: Your pronunciation of Mein Kampf - I've been pronouncing it wrong for years. This isn't the first time I found that your pronunciation was the correct one. I apologize for not speaking up sooner.
The fact is, for me, your channels is the gold standard of great history and story telling. Thank you.
Harry McNicholas It is widely recognised that Hitler was responsible for around 11million non-combatant deaths, not too sure where your figure comes from? That number is about the entire population of France at the time. Admittedly if you extrapolate 11 million deaths to the length of time Stalin was in power, he would have likely won hands down, even factoring in that if he was in power for 40 years then the deaths would have slowed down considerably. Also, you could argue that Stalin was a direct inspiration and support for Maoism which after WW2 went on to exterminate a further 40 million+ in the name of socialism.
ur partially right, more non Jewish people died in WW2 than Jews, however specifically during the holocaust the Jews were the most targeted. therefore the Jewish people lost a greater percentage of their "race" than any other nation. hence they suffered more than any other people group as a result of the war, the Chinese also suffered an incredible amount. all the other victims of the war (excluding minorities like gypsies and blacks, who were murdered) died as civilians or soldiers, few were targeted for extinction.
Many more Russians died than Jews, it's quite true. Hitler considered Slavs as sub-human. That doesn't mean that the antisemitism wasn't real. Difference is that most of the Russians who died were soldiers that died fighting on the front. Most Jews that died were CIVILIANS and GERMAN citizens. And becasue of that the Jew killings were considered crimes against humanity.
The point is 51 million people died and whenever World War II is mentioned almost all reference is about jews when there were plenty of other people in those camps as well. Jews were not even Hitler’s first target…
Among the first victims of persecution in Nazi Germany were political opponents—primarily Communists, Social Democrats, and trade unionists. Jehovah's Witnesses refused to serve in the German army or take an oath of obedience to Adolf Hitler and consequently were also targeted. The Nazis harassed German male homosexuals, whose sexual orientation was considered a hindrance to the expansion of the German population. "Habitual" homosexuals were incarcerated in prisons; many were later remanded to concentration camps following the completion of their sentences.
The Nazis persecuted those they considered to be racially inferior. Nazi racial ideology primarily vilified Jews, but also propagated hatred for Roma (Gypsies) and blacks.
If we were to use numbers defining representation in the deaths from World War II, 6 million Jews (12%) were killed… Do you see 12% as a majority? Many others were killed and everybody else seems to be swept under the rug which is why some people protest always equating World War II with “the holocaust“ when millions more were killed in camps and otherwise. “The holocaust“ should be about all people killed rather than Jewish people only. That would be a fair representation of what actually occurred. It does not Minimize the horror or the amount of Jews killed, but puts it in proper perspective. That is the complaint.
So how is being jewish a nationality? Judaism is a religion. Not a race. One can even convert to Judaism. You cannot convert to being african or Caucasian. You can be Isreali. Idk maybe i just dont get it.
People had a very different view of race at that time. People from a country were considered to be a race from that country. You know Japanese have tails right? That is what I was taught as a kid. My brother got into a fight at school because he insisted that Japanese had yellow blood. I made the little Japanese kid drop his pants to show me he had no tail. I was so disappointed.
Just remember, anyone who corrects spelling, pronunciation, dates, grammar and get triggered by errors is an arse hole. No idea why people just can't enjoy the video, if there is something wrong ... let it go! Just think of it as funny if someone bases a school / college paper on the information, someone somewhere is getting an F.
There were two rather strange statements. First: "Goebels suffered from significant disabilities stemming from contracting polio that lasted throughout his life...." How is it possible to have polio for your entire life? I don't think you meant to phrase it that way.
Second: "You already know that the Nazi regime is notorious for having participated in aggressive military actions to... persecute identifiable groups...." Let's be clear about their goals. They were attempting to 'improve' the human race by assisting the evolutionary process. To do so, they killed anyone who would continue to weaken the race. That's why they didn't only kill Jews. They killed the mentally ill, homosexuals, for example. It's important to be clear about this or we might miss their ongoing legacy in modern Europe, where unborn babies with down syndrome, for example, are nearly all aborted. I appreciate that you touched on it in the second half of the video, but let's be clear about what eugenics really means.
I'm Dutch, I learned about the Dutch Resistance et al at school and my great-grandad got locked up for trying to overthrow the Nazi-sympathising government. I only learned later how many Dutch people collaborated with the Nazis. The reason so many Amsterdam Jews died is that the council drew up a neat little map with all the Jewish citizens and was quite happy to give it to the Occupier.
Chuck Biscuits except ww1 planes were abysmally primitive, sometimes controlled by little more than string (there’s a reason the pilots were sometimes known as 60 second men...because that was how long they’d last before crashing). Even though ww2 planes were still fairly primitive compared to today’s lower end two seaters, they were a massive step improvement in technology.
I’ve both seen some of the really old string/wire controlled planes and piloted a couple Cessnas (admittedly as a student and I was never able to finish training because of family concerns)-the theory may be the same but I sure as hell wouldn’t want to make the jump from one to another without a crap ton of training. Not that I would dare try to fly now, it’s been far too long and I may only be able to remember how to use a couple of instruments properly.
Look im in no way a skinhead...nazi...or part of any orher hate filled group. I have also loathed nazis for most of my life....until a mnth or so ago. I watched a very long...like 25 part documentary...and if even a quarter of that thing was true (which i feel alot more was true than that) we were all lied to horribly.
Great job guys! As a history buff I didn't really think this would be a video of things I didn't already know about Nazi Germany because I've read sooooooo much and watched sooooo many documentaries about them BUT this was all things I've never heard before! I was pleasantly surprised! Thank you for making this truly "fascinating"! 😍💓💓💓💓😘
Nazis simply were called "Nazis" because it was the pronunciation of the first 2 syllables in German of the word "National." In German it is pronounced nah-Zee-ah-nal." Originally, any member of a nationalist movement was called so, but it funnelled to Hitler's NSDAP as they assimilated the others.
The Nazis came from the Freikorp. Ex German soldiers. They were the ones who first filled the ranks of the Nazis. Like all Fascists they based their philosophy on 19th century romanticism. Will power over knowledge.
'I purely love my country/race/nation and don't think the others are inferior' is the bread and butter of every nationalist. You buy into the myth that created said country/race/nation and pledge allegiance to something that you had no choice in being born to.
I ask you then, why not pledge allegiance to humanity as a whole?
BACK IN THE DAYS over 96% of Worlds Jews lived in Eastern Europe.Hitler wasn't a Racist a first, but when he moved to Vienna where every University, Company and High paying jobs were occupied by Jews, and Germans lived in Poverty and hunger. There were a lot of Magazines and Publications dedicated to Promote hate against Jews. And every German Hated Jews back then.THAT'S WHY for Hitler was so easy to start ANTY-JEWISH movement...
Hess was guilty of a war of aggression? So was Dubya. Incidentally, “waging aggressive war” wasn’t illegal before Nuremberg and in fact it still isn’t. As a count in the indictment it was quite simply ex post facto law trumped up to have another count to hang the defendants with— literally.
+Perry Dowd Well his son Wolf-Rudiger thought the British killed him and made it look like a suicide, to silence him about Britain's supposed underhanded behavior and military secrets during the War, right up until he himself died.
Should be no surprise that Joesph Gobbels had a Catholic background. After all, WWI and WWII were both Catholic wars (via Jesuits control of any and all countries of the world -including the educational system, the political world, the intelligence agencies, like the Gestapo and Geheime Staatspolizei, MI15, MI16, CIA, FBI, CIA, NSA, Stasi and KGB and so on) against Protestantism! The Catholic Church wants to control the world (a repeat of history) and can only do so if they destroy Protestantism. And unfortunately, it is have been happening . . . and has only gotten worst since the Jesuits/Catholic Church got their bank . . . the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States in 1913/14 . . . which helped to fund WWI and then WWII. And the Federal Reserve Bank is controlled by the central bank of England (the Bank of England) which is controlled by the Knights of Malta . . . linking it to the Vatican.
Of course the the well studying are not aware . . . of many facts! For instance, Hitler didn't write Mein Kampf! It was a Jesuit priest who wrote Mine Kampf! In other words . . . Hitler was the Pope's right-hand man!
Yes there have been lots of murderers but none that killed so many so fast. 6 years and 52 - 65 million people were dead. Many were killed only because they were Jewish or Slavic. Anyone supporting Nazism should be branded a war criminal and dumped into Federal Prison. How many thousands of our GI's died fighting those SOB's? I was a troop and in my opinion anyone who dodged the draft is a low life coward and has no honor. The same with someone who cheats on his wife. I gave my word to my wife 51 years ago and kept it. Keeping your word is called honor and someone who does not keep it has no honor. Anyone without honor is a useless and worthless SOB.
someone should do a video about how America was going through a phase of thinking democratic government was too complicated and yielded weak results while romanticizing the idea of one person getting everyone in line. and how the nazis took inspiration from jim crow.
+MonsieurDeVeteran I'm the one uttering a stupid phrase? I created an argument stating that his video has bias, you responded with, "HEIL NAZY SYMPATHIZER" yet I'm the troll? I'm not going to state timestamps of the video when he puts out bias because if you watch the video again pay attention to the intermissions and descriptions before the actual "facts" that even themselves only have a negative connotation towards them and you'll see where I'm coming from
Yeah, let's talk with Tomas de Torquemada after the Inquisition, for instance. Spain collapsed financially after the Inquisition and the expulsion of Jews from the country. They had no idea how to handle their own money. The Jews and their acumen with all things financial and business kept that damned country afloat.
+Andrew Molloy no, WW2 is generally considered to have begun in September of 1939 and ended in 1945, America entered the war in 1941, however the Japanese had been publicly fighting the Chinese since the early 30's, thus the argument that WW2 may be considered as starting before 1939 can be made. however, the most simple answer is September 1939, when fighting truly began around the world.
In number 10 about the nazis rules for being a Jew you forgot to mention how they weren't even as crazy as the Americans with the one drop rule lol it may have been for self preservation purposes but they did realize if they went far thered be no-one left to be a Nazi.
yeah acording to nazi race laws a child of a german mother and non german father would be considered german. but its easyer to say that the nazi's are secretly all partly jewish lol. gets you more views too.
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