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And these few meetings were neither private nor lengthy, but always in the company of high ranking officials while visiting Hitler in Berlin or Obersalzberg. In the third edition, published inhe hutler a new preface in which he revised but did not reverse his opinion of the authenticity of Hitler Speaks:.

It is always easier to produce a forged document or phony memoir than to prove it false. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. They spent hundreds of hours together between andmany of them alone. Considered one of the first former Nazi insiders to criticize Hitler’s plan for world domination and the expulsion of Jews, many of Rauschning’s most skeptical adversaries have been led by “revisionist historians gathered around David Irving ,” [26] who by was regarded as a proponent of Holocaust denial.

In the April Danzig elections, he supported rauschnimg candidates against the Nazis and wrote articles supporting co-operation with the Poles, which angered the Nazis. A Study in TryannyAlan Bullock, remarked that Rauschning’s recording of his conversations with Hitler “has been vindicated by the evidence of Hitler’s views which has been discovered since its publication and that it is an important source for any biography of Hitler.

Nazi Conceptions of Christianityalso contends Hitler Speaks to be an overall fake. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Hitler is quoted as making statements which could not possibly have been made at the times alleged. Mayank marked it as to-read Jun 21, One of the reasons cited for Hitler’s interest in Rauschning was his citizenship and political leadership in the Free City of Danzig. Rauschning never had the opportunity to hear Hitler’s intimate views or secret plans for the future, as he boasted in his spurious “memoir.


Haenel also exposes serious contradictions between events as presented by Rauschning and the way they actually occurred, as in the case of an alleged conversation following the Reichstag fire of March The Ingolstadt Contemporary History Research Center deserves credit for its role in exposing this great fraud.

Bharatesh Jain marked it as to-read Jun 22, He eventually settled in the United States and began openly denouncing Nazism. If any still doubt its genuineness, they will hardly do so after reading the volume now published.

Hermann Rauschning

The author of Hitler: And German historian Werner Maser noted in his biography of Hitler that “Rauschning’s statements may, at best, be considered a secondary historical source. Haenel shows that some of the words attributed to Hitler by Rauschning were actually lifted from the works rauscchning Ernst Juenger and Friedrich Nietzsche.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The masses want that. They are allegedly based on a hundred or so private conversations between the two men. InRauschning rauschnkng to the United States, becoming an American citizen in hilter purchasing a farm near Portland, Oregonwhere he died in Lists with This Book.

He believed that the only alternative to Nazism was the restoration of the monarchy. Eliel marked it as to-read Nov 25, He was a clever but completely unscrupulous opportunist who believed nothing of what he said. You are here Home. Between andhe wrote a number of works in German on the problem of the Nazis that were translated to a number of languages, including English.

But even if we could not conquer them, we should drag half the world into destruction with us, and leave no one to triumph over Germany. Now, raischning more than forty years, a Swiss historian has thoroughly exposed this supposed document of Hitler’s madness as completely fraudulent. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Hitler Speaks in which he claimed to have had many meetings and conversations with Adolf Hitler.

Hemann Preview See a Problem? Its underpinnings in the realm of historical fact are nonexistent—no Hitler order, no plan, no budget, no gas chambers, no autopsies of gassed victims, no bones, no ashes, no skulls, speas nothing. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Want to Read saving…. Ame marked it as to-read Apr 26, However, as anti-Nazi propaganda it was speakss seriously by the Nazi regime. Jaxton marked it as to-read Jun 05, In foreign affairs, Rauschning did not conceal his personal desire to turn neighbouring Poland into a vassal state of Germany.

Hitler Speaks : Hermann Rauschning :

Previously affiliated with the German National People’s Partyhe then joined the Nazi Party as he believed it to offer the only way out of Germany’s troubles, including the return of Danzig to Germany. It is, however, a [source] of unquestioned value, since it contains views derived from immediate experience.

Bormann, Martined. Wolfgang Haenel’s long overdue debunking of the Rauschning memoir is a welcome contribution to the slow and painful process of clarification in an age of historical obfuscation. According to Theodor Schieder, “Rauschning had at least thirteen encounters with Hitler, some of them in private. In contrast, the genuine memoir of Otto Wagener, Hitler aus naechster Naeherauschhing lengthy and detailed insights into Hitler’s thinking and private views.


An exception was the generally sober West German daily Die Welt 19 May which, however, buried its report on page Rauschning’s writings that were yermann into English deal with Nazism, the conservative revolutionaries’ relation to it, and their role and responsibility for Hitler gaining power.

The Mind of Adolf Hitler by H. Lynn marked it as to-read Aug 20,