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  • Episode #22: Hitler the (Failed) Artist (Season 2, Episode 2)

    · 00:26:51 · ArtCurious Podcast

    This episode is also sponsored by Audible: get a free audiobook download and a free 30-day trial here. Thank you for supporting our show!Please note that some might find this episode offensive. I discuss Adolf Hitler as a person and have opted to show images of his artworks here. Note that by no means do I condone Hitler as a person, but I simply choose to place his interest in art in historical context. In June 2015, an auction house in Nuremberg, Germany, made headlines for a group of 14 small works sold for a sum of around $450,000. But when it comes to art and art auctions, we have to face a truth: a grand total of four hundred and fifty thousand dollars, spread out over the sale of fourteen separate pieces of mediocre quality, at a small auction house in Europe? Really, that isn't a fantastic haul, and shouldn't have garnered too much media interest. And yet it was a big deal. Why? What was so great about them? Well, it actually wasn't about quality or greatness at all. It was more about notoriety, because the artist was one of the most abhorrent human beings in all of history. The artist was Adolf Hitler.In this episode, we contemplate the way that fine art inspired, affected, and ultimately molded the man who would become the biggest architect of terror in the 20th century. // Please SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on iTunes.Twitter / Facebook/ InstagramWant more art-historical goodness? Check out the links below:Artnet.com: Hitler's Artwork Sells for $450,000 at Nuremburg AuctionHyperallergic: Hitler’s Failed Art Portfolio Goes to AuctionLA Times Blog: Would You buy this painting by Adolf Hitler?The Telegraph: Hitler Sketches that Failed to Secure His Place at Art Academy to be AuctionedThe Telegraph: Adolf Hitler Art Portfolio to Be Auctioned (Pictures) Episode CreditsProduction and Editing by Kaboonki Creative. Theme music by Alex Davis. Research assistance by Stephanie Pryor. Social media assistance by Emily Crockett. Music: "Maroon" by Misha Dixon is licensed under BY-NC 4.0 (edited for time); "Like the sky" by Damiano Baldoni is licensed under BY 4.0; "Utopia's Darkness" by Julie Maxwell's Piano Music is licensed under BY-ND 4.0 (based on a work at http://www.juliemaxwell.com); "Chance" by Kai Engel is licensed under BY-NC 4.0; "Realness" by by Kai Engel is licensed under BY-NC 4.0 ArtCurious is sponsored by Anchorlight, an interdisciplinary creative space, founded with the intent of fostering artists, designers, and craftspeople at varying stages of their development. Home to artist studios, residency opportunities, and exhibition space Anchorlight encourages mentorship and the cross-pollination of skills among creatives in the Triangle.

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  • #20: Was Hitler a Christian, Atheist, or Something Else? — Richard Weikart - History Unplugged Podcast | American History, World History, World War 2, U.S. Presidents, Civil War

    · 01:00:25 · History Unplugged Podcast | American History, World History, World War 2, U.S. Presidents, Civil War

    No matter how little you know about history, you know something about Adolf Hitler. And if you want to shut down an opponent, you can claim that Hitler said/did/believed the same thing. Godwin's Law exists for a reason. But Hitler remains a persistent mystery on one front—his religious faith. Atheists tend to insist Hitler was a devout Christian. Christians contend that he was an atheist. And still others suggest that he was a practicing member of the occult. None of these theories is true, says historian Richard Weikart in his new book Hitler’s Religion: The Twisted Beliefs that Drove the Third Reich. Delving more deeply into the question of Hitler’s religious faith than any researcher to date, Weikart reveals the startling and fascinating truth about the most hated man of the twentieth century: Adolf Hitler was a pantheist who believed nature was the only true “God.” In this episode we discuss the following: How Hitler’s Frankenstein's monster religion of pantheism, eugenics, Germanic folk belief, and even Islam served to create the most notorious monster of the twentieth century Hitler constantly lied, so if he took a dose of truth serum, what would he say about his religious beliefs Why members of Hitler's inner circle (especially SS leader Heinrich Himmler) loved the occult so much that they regularly consulted astrologers...until Hitler stamped out the practice Why Hitler went on a propaganda crusade to white-wash Christian symbolism out of old photographs How atheists and conservative Christians both misunderstand what Hitler believed How Hitler actually was intent on destroying Christianity Check out Richard's book Hitler's Religion by clicking here. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Richard Weikart is a professor of modern European history at California State University, Stanislaus, and Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture. He has published numerous scholarly articles, as well as five previous books including The Death of Humanity: and the Case for Life (Regnery, 2016) and From Darwin to Hitler: Evolutionary Ethics, Eugenics, and Racism in Germany. He has appeared in several documentaries, including Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed. In addition to scholarly journals, his work has been featured and discussed in the Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer, National Review, Christianity Today, World magazine, BreakPoint, Citizen, various radio shows, and other venues. Weikart lives in Snelling, CA, with his wife and children. TO HELP OUT THE SHOW Leave an honest review on iTunes. Your ratings and reviews really help and I read each one. Subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher

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  • DID HITLER FAKE HIS DEATH?

    · Mysterious Topics

      It has long been believed that Adolf Hitler took his own life, but is it possible that he faked the suicide? Adolf Hitler supposedly killed himself by gunshot on 30 April 1945 in his Führerbunker in Berlin. His wife Eva (née Braun) committed suicide with him by taking cyanide. That afternoon, in accordance with Hitler's prior instructions, their remains were carried up the stairs through the bunker's emergency exit, doused in fuel, and set on fire in the Reich Chancellery garden outside the bunker. Records in the Soviet archives show that their burned remains were recovered and interred in successive locations until 1970, when they were again exhumed, cremated, and the ashes scattered. It seems possible, or even likely, that Hitler had an elaborate plan, or plans, in place to make possible an escape to avoid capture by his enemies in the event that his regime would be toppled.  Many believe Hitler committed suicide to avoid the humiliation that his ally, Benito Mussolini, had been subjected to, which included execution and public display of his body by hanging it by meat hooks next to a gas station. Many Nazis escaped to foreign countries, especially South American countries, and that fact tends to support the theory that Hitler did the same.  Among the Nazis and war criminals that escaped include Adolf Eichmann to Argentina, Franz Stangl to Brazil, Gustav Wagner to Brazil, Erich Priebke to Argentina, Klaus Barbie to Bolivia, Eduard Roschmann to Argentina, Aribert Heim most likely to Egypt, and several others. Post-graduate student Simoni Renee Guerreiro Dias has outlined her theory, claiming the fascist actually died at age 95.  The book, titled 'Hitler in Brazil - His Life and His Death', challenges the accepted view that the dictator shot himself in his Berlin bunker on April 30 1945.  She claims he may have lived as Adolf Leipzig in the small town of Nossa Senhora do Livramento, 30 miles from the state capital Cuiaba.  Simoni, a Brazilian who comes from Cuiaba, says Leipzig was known locally as the 'Old German.' In any event, we know Hitler could not be alive today, because he would be 126 years old.. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Adolf_Hitler http://mentalfloss.com/article/63387/bunker-adolf-hitlers-last-day-alive http://topinfopost.com/2014/02/12/historians-lied-hitler-did-not-die-in-germany http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2545770/New-book-claims-THIS-picture-proves-Hitler-escaped-Berlin-bunker-died-South-America-1984-aged-95.html http://www.express.co.uk/news/weird/565924/Adolf-Hitler-Nazi-secret-hideout-escape-Argentina-fake-death-lived-to-95-conspiracy-theory https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkX0sBZF31k http://www.theforbiddenknowledge.com/hardtruth/omegafile18.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ratlines_(World_War_II_aftermath http://news.yahoo.com/more-secrets-may-lurk-suspected-nazi-hideout-argentina-230310163.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krRsXG-EbgI http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/timeline/death.htm The post DID HITLER FAKE HIS DEATH? appeared first on Mysterious Topics .

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  • Episode 39-Hitler bio, Part 3.

    · The History of WWII Podcast - by Ray Harris Jr

    Hitler until the Beer Hall Putsch. Similar content :Volume Four: “France Divided & Hitler Biography”Episode 37-Hitler bio, Part 1.Episode 38-Hitler bio, Part 2.Episode 9-Hitler takes on the World.Episode 40-Unexpected surprise for Hitler.

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  • Episode 38-Hitler bio, Part 2.

    · The History of WWII Podcast - by Ray Harris Jr

    Hitler through the end of WWI. Similar content :Episode 37-Hitler bio, Part 1.Episode 39-Hitler bio, Part 3.Episode 9-Hitler takes on the World.Episode 40-Unexpected surprise for Hitler.Volume Four: “France Divided & Hitler Biography”

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  • Episode 37-Hitler bio, Part 1.

    · The History of WWII Podcast - by Ray Harris Jr

    The early life of Adolf Hitler. Similar content :Episode 39-Hitler bio, Part 3.Episode 38-Hitler bio, Part 2.Volume Four: “France Divided & Hitler Biography”Episode 9-Hitler takes on the World.Episode 40-Unexpected surprise for Hitler.

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  • Episode 9-Hitler takes on the World.

    · The History of WWII Podcast - by Ray Harris Jr

    Hitler, now in power, removes his enemies and defies the international community. Similar content :Episode 39-Hitler bio, Part 3.Episode 40-Unexpected surprise for Hitler.Episode 37-Hitler bio, Part 1.Membership Ep. 20 is ReadyEpisode 38-Hitler bio, Part 2.

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  • Hitler

    · Caustic Soda

    How did Hitler rise to power? Why did he hate the jews? What was the Night of Long Knives? Did Hitler invent blow-up dolls, fart during staff meetings and try to bring back Paganism? Who was the British soldier that refused to kill Hitler when he had the chance? Did der fuhrer's micro-managing lead to Germany losing the war? Where is Hitler's brain? Our well-read expert Chris "Green Ronin" Pramas guests to answer these burning questions. Gotterdammerung! Apologies for some minor technological glitches on Skype. MUSIC: "Der Alte Cowboy (The Last Round Up)" The Comedian Harmonists (Note, read more about this fascinating German harmony ensemble and their fate when the Nazis rose to power on Wikipedia ) Images Videos Punching Hitler: view on myspace   Movies Downfall (Der Untergang) Toren: 8/10 Kevin: 8/10 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Toren: 7/10 Joe: 8/10 Kevin: 7/10 Inglourious Basterds Toren: 7/10 Joe: 9/10 Kevin: 9/10 Triumph of the Will Kevin: 7/10 The Producers (1968) Toren: 8/10 Valkyrie Kevin: 6/10 Links Green Ronin The Guy Who Saved Hitler Hipster Hitler The post Hitler appeared first on Caustic Soda.

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  • March 23, 1933 - Adolph Hitler

    · 00:02:50 · Human Rights a Day

    Germany grants Adolph Hitler dictatorial powers.
 How did Adolph Hitler rise to power? For various and strange reasons, Hitler was sworn in as chancellor of Germany on January 30, 1933, and his cabinet’s few Nazis were assigned key positions, including control of the police. Weeks later, the Nazis burned down the German Parliament building (the Reichstag) and blamed it on the communists. Hitler used the event as an excuse to con President Hindenburg and the cabinet into passing emergency laws that quashed freedom of speech, a free press, the right to assemble and most other basic rights. The stage was set, and the Nazis proceeded to use brutish and murderous tactics and spend millions of marks to win the next election. When they managed to win only 44 per cent of the popular vote on March 5th, Hitler decided to employ another strategy to grasp full control. He drafted changes to the constitution that would essentially create a dictatorship. He called his proposal the Enabling Act, or “the law for removing the distress of the people and the Reich.” Two-thirds of the Reichstag had to support the act to turn it into law, and Hitler found himself 31 votes short. By the time he’d applied various methods of persuasion and pressure, the Catholic Centre Party delivered him the votes he required on March 23, 1933. Only the 84 Social Democrats voted against giving Hitler his new dictatorial powers. In the end, the elected representatives of Germany gave Hitler all the power he needed.

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  • Episode #26: Hitler's Führermuseum (Season 2, Episode 6)

    · 00:26:05 · ArtCurious Podcast

    This episode is sponsored by Audible: get a free audiobook download and a free 30-day trial here. Thank you for supporting our show!One of the reasons that I decided to center this second season of the ArtCurious Podcast around art and World War Two is that there are so many different stories that we can tell about how art and war intersect-- especially and most critically during this war to end all wars. As I discussed in episode #21, the first of the season, it may seem on the surface that there aren’t many direct correlations between World War Two and the arts, but in fact, there were many very tangible connections-- and you can even say that there were physical connections between the two as well. Because while the lives of millions were in the balance during the run of the war, so were those of the visual arts as well. Thousands of paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints, once safely ensconced in homes or collections, were suddenly uprooted at the whim of one man, with one very particular museum in mind for them. Today, we’re digging into the story behind one of the most significant museums never built-- Hitler’s Fuhrermuseum-- and was it really going to be as great as it purported to be?// Please SUBSCRIBE and REVIEW our show on iTunes.Twitter / Facebook/ InstagramEpisode CreditsProduction and Editing by Kaboonki Creative. Theme music by Alex Davis. Research assistance by Stephanie Pryor. Social media assistance by Emily Crockett.Additional music credits: "Lädschad" by Dee Yan-Kee is licensed under BY-NC-SA 4.0; "La brise" by Circus Marcus is licensed under BY-NC 3.0; "Arrival" by Misha Dioxin is licensed under BY 4.0; "Rise" by Kyle Preston is licensed under BY-NC 4.0; "The Signals" by Sergey Cheremisinov is licensed under BY-NC 4.0___________________________________________________________________Want more art-historical goodness? Check out the link below:Daily Beast: Inside Hitler's Fantasy Museum ArtCurious is sponsored by Anchorlight, an interdisciplinary creative space, founded with the intent of fostering artists, designers, and craftspeople at varying stages of their development. Home to artist studios, residency opportunities, and exhibition space Anchorlight encourages mentorship and the cross-pollination of skills among creatives in the Triangle.

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  • #49 - Notes on Atheism, Hitler and Nazism

    · 00:20:55 · The Aidan Project

    The faithful are playing with reference to a different set of rules when arguing for the merits of religion based on faith alone. Faith, by definition, requires no tangible evidence. But claims from the faithful about human history can be countered by the inquisitive atheist. We all have access to a plethora of terrestrial historical accounts which were not gleaned from divine revelation. In this edition of the podcast, Aidan explores the classic argument of the faithful against atheism when discussing human history. This argument - especially prevalent whenever the issue of violence or hatred is discussed - is that Adolf Hitler was an atheist. The inferred claim is that this godlessness demonstrates the danger of turning away from the moral teachings of the church. Another aspect of the argument which is often thrown in as an addendum is a charge that the Third Reich was a secular movement. How much merit is there in these claims? Did Hitler reject God, and if he did, did this make a difference to human history? And how secular was Hitler’s Nazi regime? Aidan delves into the argument to provide grounded insight and analysis. Indeed, as with the claims of the holy books, the introduction of earthly evidence is crucial when one desires to separate fact from fiction.Selected bibliography:J. Cornwell, Hitler’s Pope: The Secret History of Pius XIIA. Hitler (ed. N. Baynes), The Speeches of Adolf HitlerA. Hitler, Mein KampfC. Hitchens, God Is Not GreatG. Orwell, Literature and Totalitarianism

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  • Ep 62 - High Hitler With Norman Ohler | Drugs In Nazi Germany, Blitzkrieg On Meth, Adolf's Opiate Habit

    · 01:04:40 · Psychedelic Milk

    Norman Ohler is a New York Times bestselling author, novelist and screenwriter, best known for his book Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany, which has been published in over 25 languages. Show Notes available on http://www.PsychedelicMilk.com/podcast/normanohler Want to support the psychedelic movement? Want to continue the ongoing discussion of psychedelics? Support us on Patreon! We need all the support to keep the podcast strong and releasing amazing content. A small fee of $5 can fund the podcast for 1 year. We are extremely proud to be corporate sponsor free to keep the claws of capitalistic influence out of our psychedelic message. Please go to Patreon.com/PsychedelicMilk to check it out. We need your help! Subjects covered: Underground drug culture in Germany Drug development in Germany Heroin by Bayer Reinventing the war on drugs  Anti drug policy Environment of drugs in Germany Methamphetamine  Blitzkrieg advantage with meth Description of Nazi soldiers on meth Fearlessness from drugs World War 1 Drugs in warfare Alcohol Tapering off Pervitin Early success directly related to Pervitin? Meth oiling the war machine Adolf Hitler's healthy image Theodor Morell  Hitler on vitamins and probiotics Hitler and Morell's relationship Oxycontin injected  Wolf's Lair Plus+ Extension  Animal broth extracts Morell's personal drug use SS Today's elites using drugs Hitler's swollen arm from injections Smoking meth Hitler's demise Bombing pharmaceutical companies Hitler's shaking hands Parkinson's disease or withdraws? Did the Allied Forces know German's intense drug uses? Drugs in the American navy Brainwashing inmates with mescaline Norman's response to his critics Why isn't Hitler's drug use in mainstream history? Unlock Full Access With Psychedelic Milk Plus+ on http://www.psychedelicmilk.com/plus

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  • The Last Days of Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich

    · War Stories w/ Oliver North

    In 1939, German Chancellor Adolf Hitler unleashed his legions -- some two million strong -- on neighboring Poland, catapulting the world into a six-year war that ultimately witnessed the death of tens of millions and left Europe in ruins. Among these losses were over 200,000 Americans who made the ultimate sacrifice to liberate a captive people from the grip of a merciless dictator. This is the story of Hitler's fall from power and the final days of the Third Reich. From the tenacious Soviet defense of Stalingrad, Leningrad and Moscow, to Hitler's last great offensive at the Battle of the Bulge, you will learn about the cataclysmic battles that weakened German forces and ultimately contributed to their defeat. In addition, you will hear a recently released recording of Hitler's voice as he recounts strategic errors made in Germany's attack on the Soviet Union. And, we'll give you insight into the fuhrer's personal life as he descends into mental and physical decay. You'll hear about home movies featuring his mistress Eva Braun as they relax at their retreat in Berchtesgaden. In this compelling episode of "War Stories with Oliver North," hear amazing personal stories from individuals who found themselves in the fuhrer's service and from American soldiers dedicated to bringing Nazi power to an end. You will meet a soldier of the Waffen SS who witnessed the attempted assassination on Hitler's life and a sixteen-year-old Hitler Youth who was in the Berlin bunker as Russian troops stormed the city. Meet General George Patton's jeep driver as he recounts crossing the Rhine with the 3rd Army, a liberator of the Dachau Concentration Camp and an American B-17 turret gunner shot down over enemy lines. Here's the story of the last days of the Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich as witnessed by those who were there. Check out these other free FOX News podcasts! Perino & Stirewalt:iTunes | Google Play | TuneIn | Stitcher Red Eye:iTunes | Google Play | TuneIn | Stitcher Hemmer Time:iTunes | Google Play | TuneIn | Stitcher Talkenomics:iTunes | Google Play | TuneIn | Stitcher Find the complete list of free podcasts here.

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  • Det drogade Nazityskland

    · 00:10:57 · OBS

    Hitler och hans soldater var rejält påtända. Fredrik Sjöberg läser om drogernas roll i Tredje riket och funderar över litteratur som kan råda bot på bristande läsförståelse hos pojkar och unga män. Ett återkommande katastroflarm i samhällsdebatten är den bristande läsförståelse som särskilt utmärker pojkar och yngre män. Problemet är nog ofta överdrivet, men det kan heller inte förnekas, och en mindre armé av pedagoger försöker därför tänka ut hur man ska få pojkarna att läsa lika många böcker som flickorna gör. Lätt är det inte. Eftersom ingen har lyckats fylla tomrummet efter Frans G Bengtsson, erbjuds inte mycket mer än torftiga deckare och biografiska hjälteepos om onaturligt rika män som har lyckats förlänga sin barndom genom att sparka boll.Och allt det där är nog bra, men kanske kräver pojkarnas nu rent epidemiska indolens ändå tyngre doningar, och då är det noga taget bara två typer av böcker som duger: sådana som handlar om Hitler, och sådana som handlar om droger. Bägge dessa ämnen har en förunderligt vitaliserande inverkan också på mycket trötta existenser så låt oss ett ögonblick tala om den från tyska översatta fackboken Droger i Tredje riket, av Norman Ohler. En svårslagen kombination, en form av litterärt blandmissbruk som lovar att höja läsförståelsen både hos datorspelande hemmapojkar och tröga haschtomtar med större frisyr än förstånd.Redan här bör dock inflikas att Norman Ohler inte är någon muntergök, utan en djupt seriös arkivdykare med ambitionen att vara historiskt objektiv, och att hans bok av det skälet inte riktigt når upp till samma stilistiska nivå som den avlägset besläktade satiren Jägarna på Karinhall, Carl-Henning Wijkmarks debutroman från 1972 en klassiker som förutom sin rollbesättning av råsupande nazister på kalas hemma hos morfinisten Hermann Göring, även har fördelen av att vara både rolig och djupsinnig samt, inte minst, pornografisk. Den kombinationen slår ingen.Hur som helst, Droger i Tredje riket utgår från tidigare svåråtkomliga dokument som speglar dels användningen av amfetamin inom Wehrmacht och Luftwaffe, dels omfattningen av det drogmissbruk som förvandlade führern själv till en darrande pundare utan större verklighetskontakt. Det är onekligen fascinerande läsning. Skrämmande också, med tanke på att kemisterna knappast har legat på latsidan sen dess och sannolikt kan förse nutidens makthavare och mördarmaskiner med ännu effektivare blandningar av uppiggande och avtrubbande preparat.Den tyska drogindustrin var tidigt världsledande. Opiater hade man sysslat med länge och redan i slutet av 1800-talet lanserade läkemedelsbolaget Bayer en medicin mot hosta och huvudvärk som kallades Heroin. Senare, under Weimarrepubliken, sköt produktionen av morfin och andra opiater i höjden. Bara under ett enda år 1928 förädlades närmare 200 ton opium, och vid det laget hade de tyska bolagen även lagt under sig hela 80 procent av världsmarknaden för kokain. Tonvis. Inte var man så noga med restriktioner heller; lagstiftningen hängde inte med i svängarna, så när nazisterna i början av 30-talet formerade sig för en attack mot den unga demokratin, fanns många missbrukare man kunde stigmatisera som depraverat slödder i den förment sunda, ariska staten. Hitler själv gällde för att vara en renlevnadsman, så nu skulle drogträsket saneras. Det gick inget vidare.Som så ofta var det sportfånarna som testade gränserna. Under Berlinolympiaden 1936 nåddes tidigare oanade resultat med hjälp av prestationshöjande medel. Dopning. Framför allt lyckades amerikanerna vinna tack vare en sorts amfetamin som hette Benzedrine. Det var fullt accepterat inom idrotten på den tiden, och tyskarna vill nu inte vara sämre. Redan året därpå hade man utvecklat en mångdubbelt starkare variant av metylamfetamin som kom att kallas Pervitin. Ett uppåttjack av guds nåde, renare och bättre än allt vad den fiktive drogfabrikören Walter White lyckas koka ihop i TV-serien Breaking Bad.Pervitin blev snabbt en folkdrog i Tredje riket. Medlet användes för att integrera simulanter och gnällspikar i arbetslivet, för att motverka depressioner, sjösjuka, klimakteriebesvär, hösnuva och allmän håglöshet. Koncentrationsförmågan stegrades, liksom sexualdriften, och inte behövde man sova så mycket heller, vilket naturligtvis öppnade för användning i det militära. En sovande soldat gör inte mycket nytta. Efter en lagom dos Pervitin kunde man kriga flera dygn i sträck. Dessutom försvann rädslan, andra hämningar också. När Wehrmacht väl hade gjort sin beställning låg produktionen på i runda slängar 800 000 Pervitintabletter per dag.Amfetaminmissbruket är såklart inte hela förklaringen till de tyska framgångarna i början av kriget, men blixtanfallen i Polen och Frankrike låter sig åtminstone delvis begripas i ljuset av att åtskilliga soldater faktiskt var påtända. Även generalerna. Den ryktbare fältherren Erwin Rommel krossade allt motstånd på västfronten tack vare en för tjackpundaren typisk form av hänsynslös självöverskattning. Först långt senare, i höjd med Stalingrad, började drogbrukets nackdelar bli märkbara.Om allt detta berättar Norman Ohler i sin bok, men till historien hör också huvudpersonen själv, Adolf Hitler, och hans livläkare, sedermera langare, Theodor Morell. Att Hitler mot slutet av kriget behandlades med fullkomligt fantastiska mängder hormoner, steroider och mediciner av alla slag är sedan länge väl känt, men forskarna har hittills varit ovilliga att betrakta honom som narkoman. Snarare har bilden varit att Hitler hade ett pressande jobb, och därför gott kunde behöva lite speed för att komma i form, och att hans vegetariska diet påkallade diverse kosttillskott.Nu framträder en helt annan bild. Av Theodor Morells bevarade anteckningar framgår att han ordinerar allt starkare doser av narkotika, inte bara Pervitin. Särskilt efter attentatet i Varglyan, 20 juli 1944, när Hitler sånär dödades av Claus von Stauffenbergs portföljbomb, behövdes också alltmer smärtstillande, och lugnande. Morell petade i honom duktiga doser kokain, gärna i kombination med Eukodal, ett morfinliknande preparat som gavs intravenöst. Tidvis var patientens vener lika illa åtgångna som på en durkdriven heroinist. Framåt vintern det året, när kriget i praktiken redan var förlorat, var han mycket nära att sluta sina dagar genom en överdos.Hur det sedan gick vet alla. Det nya i Norman Ohlers historieskrivning är tanken att Hitler möjligen inte alls drabbades av Parkinson eller någon annan sjukdom som till sist förvandlade honom till ett kraftlöst vrak, utan att han istället, på vårkanten 1945, kort före självmordet i bunkern, huvudsakligen led av abstinens. Vid det laget hade nämligen de allierade bombat läkemedelsfabrikerna till grus och aska. Och langarens lager av droger var slut.Likt alla tyska författare är Ohler mycket noga med att inte förringa eller bortförklara Hitlers ansvar för krigets bestialiteter, och han befinner sig sålunda, litterärt sett, långt ifrån Frans G Bengtssons lediga legender om brutala hjältekonungar och flugsvampdrogade bärsärkar, så när allt kommer omkring är kanske den bristande läsförståelsen bland pojkar bäst avhjälpt genom att skolbiblioteken köper in klassuppsättningar av Röde Orm. Eller varför inte Jägarna på Karinhall. I alla händelser är Droger i Tredje riket, komplett med register och notapparat, en förnämlig bredvidläsningsbok.Fredrik Sjöberg, författare och biolog LitteraturNorman Ohler: Droger i tredje riket det dopade blixtkriget (Lind & co), översättning Henrik Lindberg.

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  • Was Hitler anti-Christian? Richard Weikart vs Richard Carrier

    · 01:21:12 · Unbelievable

    Hitler is often claimed to have been an atheist or a Christian by believers and skeptics eager to put the dictator in the other’s camp. Christian historian Richard Weikart argues he was neither in his new book “Hitler’s Religion: The twisted beliefs that drove the Third Reich”. Richard Carrier is an atheist historian who has researched Hitler’s purported anti-Christian statements often quoted by apologists in his book “Hitler, Homer, Bible, Christ”. He says that Hitler was anti-Catholic but thought of himself as a “positivist” Christian. In contrast Weikart argues Hitler was a pantheist who personally despised Christianity and only used it in public to aid his rise to power.  For Richard Weikart’s “Hitler’s Religion”: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Hitlers-Religion-Twisted-Beliefs-Drove-ebook/dp/B01MG4 [...]

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  • Episode 40-Unexpected surprise for Hitler.

    · The History of WWII Podcast - by Ray Harris Jr

    Hitler is ready to end the war, but not Churchill. Similar content :Episode 9-Hitler takes on the World.Episode 39-Hitler bio, Part 3.Episode 37-Hitler bio, Part 1.Episode 16-The Phony War and Finland’s defeat.Membership Ep. 20 is Ready

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  • Hitler

    · Caustic Soda

    How did Hitler rise to power? Why did he hate the jews? What was the Night of Long Knives? Did Hitler invent blow-up dolls, fart during staff meetings and try to bring back Paganism? Who was the British soldier that refused to kill Hitler when he had the chance? Did der fuhrer's micro-managing lead to Germany losing the war? Where is Hitler's brain? Our well-read expert Chris "Green Ronin" Pramas guests to answer these burning questions. Gotterdammerung! Apologies for some minor technological glitches on Skype. MUSIC: "Der Alte Cowboy (The Last Round Up)" The Comedian Harmonists (Note, read more about this fascinating German harmony ensemble and their fate when the Nazis rose to power on Wikipedia ) Images Videos Punching Hitler: view on myspace   Movies Downfall (Der Untergang) Toren: 8/10 Kevin: 8/10 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade Toren: 7/10 Joe: 8/10 Kevin: 7/10 Inglourious Basterds Toren: 7/10 Joe: 9/10 Kevin: 9/10 Triumph of the Will Kevin: 7/10 The Producers (1968) Toren: 8/10 Valkyrie Kevin: 6/10 Links Green Ronin The Guy Who Saved Hitler Hipster Hitler

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  • 113-The Battle Over Mother's Day

    · 00:31:08 · Futility Closet

      Anna Jarvis organized the first observance of Mother's Day in 1908 and campaigned to have the holiday adopted throughout the country. But her next four decades were filled with bitterness and acrimony as she watched her "holy day" devolve into a "burdensome, wasteful, expensive gift-day." In this week's episode of the Futility Closet podcast, we'll follow the evolution of Mother's Day and Jarvis' belligerent efforts to control it. We'll also meet a dog that flummoxed the Nazis and puzzle over why a man is fired for doing his job too well. Intro: For its December 1897 issue, The Strand engaged three acrobats to create a "human alphabet." In 1989 researchers discovered a whale in the Pacific that calls at 52 hertz -- the only one of its kind. Sources for our feature on Anna Jarvis: Katharine Lane Antolini, Memorializing Motherhood: Anna Jarvis and the Struggle for the Control for Mother's Day, 2014. Katharine Lane Antolini, "The Woman Behind Mother's Day," Saturday Evening Post 288:3 (May/June 2016), 82-86. “Miss Anna Jarvis Has New Program for Mother's Day,” The [New London, Conn.] Day, May 9, 1912. “The Forgotten Mother of Mother's Day,” Milwaukee Journal, May 13, 1944. “Founder of Mother's Day Dies Penniless, Blind at 84,” Pittsburgh Press, Nov. 26, 1948. Cynthia Lowry, “Woman Responsible for Mother's Day Died Without Sympathy for Way It Turned Out,” Associated Press, May 4, 1958. Associated Press, “Mrs. Anna Jarvis Inspires 'Mother's Day' Observance,” May 10, 1959. Daniel Mark Epstein, “The Mother of Mother's Day,” Toledo Blade, May 3, 1987. Marshall S. Berdan, "Change of Heart," Smithsonian 38:2 (May 2007), 116-116. Jackie the parodic Dalmatian: "Hitler-Saluting Dog Outraged Nazis," World War II 26:1 (May/June 2011), 16. "Hitler-Mocking Dog Enraged Nazis, According to New Documents," Telegraph, Jan. 7, 2011. "Nazi Germany Pursued 'Hitler Salute' Finnish Dog," BBC, Jan. 7, 2011. Kirsten Grieshaber, "'Heil Rover!' Hitler-Imitating Dog Enraged Nazis," NBC News, Jan. 7, 2011. Nick Carbone, "Man's Best Fuhrer: Was Hitler-Saluting Dog a Threat to the Nazis?", Time, Jan. 9, 2011. Michael Slackman, "The Curious Incident of the Dog in Finland Who Was Trained to Give a Nazi Salute," New York Times, Jan. 11, 2011. This week's lateral thinking puzzle was contributed by listener Steven Jones, who sent this corroborating link (warning: this spoils the puzzle). You can listen using the player above, download this episode directly, or subscribe on iTunes or Google Play Music or via the RSS feed at http://feedpress.me/futilitycloset. Please consider becoming a patron of Futility Closet -- on our Patreon page you can pledge any amount per episode, and all contributions are greatly appreciated. You can change or cancel your pledge at any time, and we've set up some rewards to help thank you for your support. You can also make a one-time donation on the Support Us page of the Futility Closet website. Many thanks to Doug Ross for the music in this episode. If you have any questions or comments you can reach us at podcast@futilitycloset.com. Thanks for listening!

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  • Hitler’s Fate: Death or Escape?

    · Strange Matters Podcast

    Battle of Berlin, April 1945.  The last major European offensive of World War II. As Soviet troops push into the German capital, a defeated Adolf Hitler commits suicide in his underground bunker… Or did he?  In this episode of Strange Matters we discuss the claims that Adolf Hitler not only survived the battle and escaped Berlin, … Continue reading Hitler’s Fate: Death or Escape? → The post Hitler’s Fate: Death or Escape? appeared first on Strange Matters Podcast.

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  • NUEVA DIMENSIÓN - Especial IIGM ¿Murio Hitler en el Bunker? - ¿Los Mágos de Hitler? - Los Verdugos de la IIGM

    · 02:08:39 · Nueva Dimensión Radio

    Hace 70 años se firmó el fin de las hostilidades en la II Guerra Mundial, pero existen muchas incógnitas sobre esos últimos momentos.Con Eric Frattini llega la polémica y la controversia ¿Murio Hitler en el Bunker? Existen documentos que parecen poner en tela de juicio este hecho, generando serias dudas al respecto.¿Llego Hitler a escapar de Berlín? Eric Frattini nos dejara la duda sobre la mesa de si Murio Hitler el 30 de Abril de 1945Con Jesus Hernandez desvelaremos el papel que ciertos magos, adivinos o futurólogos tuvieron durante el conflicto bélico, ¿Sabias que Hitler estuvo a punto de ser derrocado por su mano derecha Hemmrich Himmler, debido a la predicción de uno de estos mago?. Jesus Hernandez nos hablará de "Los Magos de Hitler"Con Pablo Tresgallo viajamos a la oscuridad de la vida de los verdugos de la guerra. Tras el conflicto muchos jerarcas nazis fueron condenados a muerte, y alguien debía ser quien llevara a cabo la sentencia..Las vidas de estos "ejecutores" están llenas de anécdotas y misterios. ¿Quieres conocerlas?, son los verdugos de la II Guerra Mundial

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