Hitler Jews, Hitler's Hypocrisy
Hitler's Jews, Hitler's Hypocrisy
Hitler's Family Doctor
Edward Bloch (1872-1945) was a practicing physician in the Austrian town of Linz, and was the family doctor of the Hitler family. Bloch had attended on young Adolf, as well as his siblings, and was by his mother's (Klara) side when she fell ill with cancer. The doctor later recollected that he had never seen a young man grieve so much for death of his mother as Adolf had.
After the Anschluss of Austria in 1938, Bloch's medical practice was forced to close and as things became increasingly difficult for Bloch, he sent Hitler a letter, begging for help. Hitler ordered the Gestapo to ensure that no harm befall Bloch. Bloch, along with his wife, emigrated to the United States of America in 1940, but he died in 1945 from cancer of the stomach.
Hitler the Artist and his Business Partner
When Hitler was roughing it, after failing (twice) to gain entry into the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna during the period of 1908 up until 1913, he would pass his time producing a large quantity of little postcard-size paintings and pass them onto his business partner to sell on his behalf. This partner, Samuel Morgenstern, who owned a local glazier, would take Hitler's paintings and sell them onto some of his customer's. One such Jewish customer was a local lawyer, Dr Joseph Feingold. later Feingold and wife, would be arrested by the Gestapo and deported to Auschwitz where they would lose their lives.
This partnership helped sustain Hitler in his time of need. It allowed him to be able to rent a small room situated within a men's home for the poor rather than sleep with other down-and-outs under bridges, which he had experienced.
This partnership shows that Hitler was not a outspoken critic of the Jews during his time in Vienna. But after Austria's Anschluss with Germany, the Nazis forced Morgenstern to sell his shop to non-jews for next-to-nothing and he was banned from plying his trade. Due to his situation, Morgenstern wrote a personal letter to Hitler pleading with him to help, but he received no reply (the letter may never have reached Hitler as it had been intercepted). When the war began, Morgenstern and his family were deported to the Łódź Ghetto in Poland, where he died.
Hitler's Chauffeur and Long-term Comrade
Emil Maurice, close associate of Adolf Hitler, and was a early member of the Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, (The German Workers' Party) which in turn became the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP). He was a member of the Nazi party's paramilitary wing, the Sturmabteilung as an Oberster SA-Führer (Supreme SA Leader). Maurice was Hitler's official chauffeur and became a member of the Stabswache (Staff Guard), a small unit which had been set up to protect Hitler from his enemies. After the failed Beer Hall Putsch (1923) Hitler was imprisoned, but on his release (1925), Hitler reformed the party and as such, a new Führer protection unit was established, the Schutzkommando (protection commando), which Maurice became a part. Later as it grew in importance the Schutzkommando became the Sturmstaffel (storm squadron), and finally it became the sinister Schutzstaffel (SS), with Maurice holding a leadership role.
Maurice was sacked as Hitler's chauffeur after admitting that he was having a relationship with Geli Raubal, Hitler's niece, though was permitted to remain as a member of the SS.
When Heinrich Himmler became Reichsführer-SS, all members had to prove their ancestry, to ensure that they came from good Ayran stock especially if they wanted to marry. And when Maurice submitted his ancestry details, it was discovered that he had a great-grandfather who was of Jewish descent. Himmler requested that Maurice be expelled from the SS along with other relations who were also members, however, Hitler interceded on his old comrades behalf instructing the Reichsführer to basically bend the rules for him and his relations. They were in turn, declared honorary Aryans and permitted to remain members of the SS.
Regardless of Maurice's Jewish blood, he became a Reichstag deputy for Leipzig in 1936 the and in 1937 and later the chairman of the Chamber of Commerce in Munich.
When war came, he joined Goering's Luftwaffe as an officer and survived the war. He died in 1972.
Hitler Iron Cross Recipient
When war came in 1914, Hitler was living within Munich, Germany, and because of his Austrian nationality, Hitler had to seek permission to enrol within one of the local Bavarian infantry regiments being set up at the time. After being accepted he enlisted in the 'List Regiment' and served on the Western Front at Ypres and at the Somme. He was later assigned as regimental runner, delivering messages from headquarters to front line command posts and other locales. During his time at the Front, Hitler received the Iron Cross Second Class as well as an Iron Cross First Class for bravery. He was recommended for the Iron Cross, which he wore with pride during his time as leader of the NSDAP, by Lieutenant Hugo Gutmann, a Jew. After the Nuremberg Laws were passed in 1935, Gutmann found himself 'stateless'. In 1938 he was arrested by the Gestapo but later released and moved to Belgium, and from Belgium he immigrated to the US. He died in 1962.
Joseph Schmidt: The Jewish Tenor
Rochus Misch (1917 – 2013) was a member of Hitler's escort guard and who was with him at the Wolf's Lair, situated within the Masurian woods just under five miles east of the Prussian town of Rastenburg, and in the final days of the war within the Berlin bunker acting as a telephone operator. According to his own personal testimony (see the documentary The Last Witness/Der Letztezeuge https://youtu.be/rfRCQ87W24s) Hitler used to enjoy playing records (music) by Joseph Schmidt, a Jew, within the Wolf's Lair.
Schmidt was born within the Austro-Hungarian empire in 1904 and who had travelled the world as a renowned tenor. When the Germans invaded France in 1940, Schmidt was in the country and after a failed attempt to get to Cuba, he fled to Switzerland to avoid falling into Nazi hands. He died in Switzerland in 1942 from a heart attack.