Hitler Was My Friend: The Memoirs of Hitler’s Photographer by Heinrich Hoffmann

By Heinrich Hoffmann

Heinrich Hoffman used to be a key half within the making of the Hitler legend, the photographer who rigorously crafted just like the Führer as a godlike determine. Hoffmann released his first booklet of pictures in 1919, following his paintings as an legitimate photographer for the German military. In 1920 he joined the Nazi occasion, and his organization with Hitler started.

He grew to become Hitler's respectable photographer and traveled with him broadly. He took over million pictures of Hitler, they usually have been dispensed extensively, together with on postage stamps, an company that proved very ecocnomic for either males. Hoffmann released numerous books on Hitler within the Nineteen Thirties, together with The Hitler no one understands (1933). Hoffmann and Hitler have been very shut, and he acted not just as a private confidante - his memoirs contain infrequent info of the Führer - but additionally as a matchmaker – it's Hoffmann who brought Eva Braun, his studio assistant, to Hitler.

At the top of the struggle, Hoffmann was once arrested through the U.S. army, who additionally seized his photographic archive, and was once sentenced to imprisonment for Nazi profiteering.

This version of a vintage e-book contains photos via Hoffmann and a brand new advent by way of Roger Moorhouse.

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