Burwitz-Himmler, who was famously photographed with her father at various Nazi events when she was a child, was a notorious postwar supporter of the extreme right and remained active in those circles into her old age. She died last month in Munich at
While he did well in his schoolwork, he struggled in athletics. In his youth he trained daily with weights and exercised to become stronger.
Other boys at the school later remembered him as studious and awkward in social situations. His father used his connections with the royal family to get Himmler accepted as an officer candidate, and he enlisted with the reserve battalion of the 11th Bavarian Regiment in December His brother, Gebhard, served on the western front and saw combat, receiving the Iron Cross and eventually being promoted to lieutenant.
After his discharge on 18 December, he returned to Landshut.
From —22, he studied agronomy at the Munich Technische Hochschule now Technical University Munich following a brief apprenticeship on a farm and a subsequent illness. Himmler maintained a polite demeanor with him and with other Jewish members of the fraternity, in spite of his growing antisemitism.
Although he was not successful, he was able to extend his involvement in the paramilitary scene in Munich. His reading lists, as recorded in his diary, were dominated by antisemitic pamphlets, German myths, and occult tracts. Hyperinflation was raging, and his parents could no longer afford to educate all three sons.
He remained in this position until September This event would set Himmler on a life of politics. He was questioned by the police about his role in the putsch, but was not charged because of insufficient evidence.
However, he lost his job, was unable to find employment as an agronomist, and had to move in with his parents in Munich. Frustrated by these failures, he became ever more irritable, aggressive, and opinionated, alienating both friends and family members. Germanic mythology, reinforced by occult ideas, became a religion for him.
However, as he learned more about Hitler through his reading, he began to regard him as a useful face of the party,   and he later admired and even worshipped him.
Travelling all over Bavaria agitating for the party, he gave speeches and distributed literature. Strasser appointed Himmler deputy propaganda chief in January As was typical in the NSDAP, he had considerable freedom of action in his post, which increased over time.
He began to collect statistics on the number of Jews, Freemasonsand enemies of the party, and following his strong need for control, he developed an elaborate bureaucracy. One of his first responsibilities was to organise SS participants at the Nuremberg Rally that September.
By Himmler had persuaded Hitler to run the SS as a separate organisation, although it was officially still subordinate to the SA. The coalition government of the Weimar Republic was unable to improve the economy, so many voters turned to the political extreme, which included the NSDAP.
Hitler took advantage of this event, forcing von Hindenburg to sign the Reichstag Fire Decreewhich suspended basic rights and allowed detention without trial.
|Heinrich Himmler - Wikipedia||His father was Joseph Gebhard Himmler, a secondary-school teacher and principal of the prestigious Wittelsbacher Gymnasium. Himmler's father—the principal—sent him to spy on and punish other pupils.|
|The Nazi Princess - Gudrun Burwitz||While billions of people remember him, there are few that admire him — one of those was his daughter. Even after Himmler killed himself in custody inBurwitz did not renounce her Father nor Nazism.|
Bythe SS numbered 52, members. Security Service in He later officially appointed Heydrich his deputy. Along with Interior Minister Frick, they hoped to create a unified German police force. Himmler appointed Heydrich commander of Department IV, the political police.
The department implemented racial policies and monitored the "racial integrity" of the SS membership. On 31 DecemberHimmler introduced the "marriage order", which required SS men wishing to marry to produce family trees proving that both families were of Aryan descent to The programme had disappointing results; less than 40 per cent of SS men married and each produced only about one child.Himmler’s Healer: How the SS Chief’s Physiotherapist Saved Jewish Lives During World War II.
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