Alfred-Ingemar Berndt-Writer,Journalist and cold blooded killer.

If someone told you that you could kill an innocent man and there would be no repercussions or any form of punishment, would you do it? Any normal person would answer “no” of course.But not Alfred-Ingemar Berndt, he decided to kill a man simply for the reason that he could. Berndt was a German journalist,Continue reading “Alfred-Ingemar Berndt-Writer,Journalist and cold blooded killer.”

A failure as a father

If you would not know the man in the picture you would think that it was a loving family man, doting on his daughter. However since we know the man is Joseph Goebbels, the dynamic of this picture changes. Goebbels did portray himself as a good family man and a loving father, but clearly heContinue reading “A failure as a father”

The murder of the Goebbels children

Regardless what you think of their parents, when you analyse it the Goebbels children were victims of the same warped ideology and regime as so many other children. The only difference they may have died in less painful circumstances, at least 5 of them. So enthralled were Joseph  and Magda Goebbels with Hitler that theyContinue reading “The murder of the Goebbels children”

Arguments for Hate.

The one thing that always intrigued me and puzzled me is how did the Nazis get to hate the Jews en mass. After all the Jews were neighbours and citizens, They never initiated a war against Germany, nor did they conduct any violent acts against the state. And yet Hitler and his cohorts created thisContinue reading “Arguments for Hate.”

If Goebbels only knew

Of all the stories emerging out of WWII this must be one of my favourites. A tale of giving the proverbial 2 fingers and an up yours gesture. Undoubtedly the Service held did not lose any of its religious sense or relevance but I am sure there must have been a few smiling faces afterwards.Continue reading “If Goebbels only knew”

The eyes have it-Expression of hate.

Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels was cheerful and without a care when he first met photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. In a close-up image the Third Reich politician was caught off guard smiling at the League of Nations meeting in Geneva in September 1933. Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898–1995), the man behind some of the most memorable pictures ofContinue reading “The eyes have it-Expression of hate.”

How BMW got it’s wealth:The Quandt-Nazi connection.

BMW is one of the most recognizable brands in the world. It stands for wealth and desirability, however it’s history is not as desirable as one would expect. Günther Quandt (28 July 1881 – 30 December 1954) was a German industrialist who founded an industrial empire that today includes BMW and Altana (chemicals). Eight ofContinue reading “How BMW got it’s wealth:The Quandt-Nazi connection.”