Letter proves speer knew of holocaust plan world news. More information about this seller contact this seller 11. Signed book in german, speers spandauer tagebucher spandau. He later became a prominent speaker on the horrors of the nazi regime and managed to. Albert speer 19051981 nazi german architect and minister of armaments and war production, convicted of war crimes at nuremburg. Inside the third reich memoirs by albert speer by albert. I am glad to send you a small dedication, which you. The book was a worn, thick burgundy paperback, spine splintered in three parts, tiny print crammed on its pages. It not only deals with speers incarceration but his self reflection. Erinnerungen, memories is a memoir written by albert speer, the nazi minister of armaments from 1942 to 1945, serving as adolf hitlers main architect before this period. Without albert speer, the war might have ended in 1943. These two conflicting monikers would appear to suggest speer was a willing participant in the plans of adolf hitler that is, until he realized the war was lost for germany and tried to distance himself from the dictator. Speer was one of the few defendants at the nuremberg trials to take responsibility for nazi war crimes, even as he denied knowledge of the holocaust. Albert speer is the only leading nazi to take responsibility for his actions during world war ii.
Signed by albert speer adolf hitler armaments ministerwwii. Save albert speer autograph to get email alerts and updates on your ebay feed. Speers signature is shown in the charles hamilton book leaders and personalities of the third reich pages 126 and 127. Scroll down to see images of the item below the description. Fritz todt and albert speer master builders of the third reich. Typed letter signed in german on personal stationery. After world war ii, speer was convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity and sentenced to 20 years in prison. Nazi reich minister of armaments and war production, 19421945. Albert speer and karl donitz sign a small black and white book photograph. The candor and lies of nazi officer albert speer history. One wall was taken up with machine guns, rifles and rocket launchers in serried rows. Speer was hitlers architect and later minister of armaments. Inside the third reich memoirs by albert speer by albert speer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Disney autograph book, personalized minnie mouse with bow names disney adventure 5 x 7 autograph book, memory book, scrapbook flamingoroadjournals 5 out.
Inside the third reich, first edition, by albert speers. Albert speer served as the minister of armaments and war production in nazi germany during. This man owns the largest collection of nazi artifacts. Captain hodge acquired the book when he was arresting ss guard heinrich hornetz in frankfort in 1946. Thank you very much for the photo copy of the letter of 15 february 1945. Books by albert speer author of inside the third reich. See more ideas about the third reich, world war and german architecture. Albert speer book photograph signed 06071970 cosigned. Rereading albert speers inside the third reich the. Pages autograph for sale old maps and vintage clocks. Albert speer autograph postwar typed letter by hitlers. It is a circular issued by the planning authority of my earlier ministry.
He later published popular books about the third reich. Albert speer, german architect who was adolf hitlers chief architect 193345 and minister for armaments and war production 194245. For the last three years of the war he was the second most powerful man in the third reich and hitlers most trusted lieutenant. At a construction site in 1935, decorator gerdy troost center is flanked by architect albert speer far left and their common client adolf hitler second from right. An architect by training, speer joined the nazi party in 1931. Albert speer, richard winston, clara winston, sam sloan. Inside the third reich is a lengthy in my edition, seven hundred pages, not including notes, bibliography or index memoir written by albert speer, focusing on the years between 1933 and 1945 when he was hitlers architect, his minister of arms and munitions, and probably one of the closest things hitler had to a friend. Shop for albert speer related autographs, signed photographs, historical documents and manuscripts from the worlds largest collection. Albert speer met margarete weber in mid 1922 and immediately fell in love with her. Nazi war criminal albert speer who escaped death by claiming he did not know of hitlers atrocities was at the heart of the holocaust, a book claims a selfprofessed good nazi, speer convinced nuremberg judges of his innocence and was instead sent to spandau prison for 20 years. Abbott and costello authentic signed autograph book pages in great shape 281950. Throughout the letter, speer mentions exchanging a few letters with rocket pioneer werner. This was done so that the approval of content is assured to be in orchestration with the wishes of the chief official himself. Albert speer in antiquarian and collectable books for sale ebay.
In addition to the names and addresses, a letter was found in the book denying a request for an autograph of goebbels written by his private assistant. Discount prices on books by albert speer, including titles like memoirs. Albert speer is known to history as both the devils architect and the nazi who said sorry. Save albert speer signed to get email alerts and updates on your ebay feed. After all, albert speer was a convicted war criminal. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of its content suppliers and protected by us and international laws. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. He was the second of three sons of luise mathilde wilhelmine hommel and albert friedrich speer. The first half deals with speer and hitler planning and building monuments to the nazi party. Speer, albert 19051981 four pages content autograph letter signed. Architecture 19321942 by leon krier in chm, doc, fb2 download ebook. King, deputy prosecutor at the nuremberg trials who later wrote a book about speer said, love and. The secret diaries is a great follow up to this book.
However, speers mother was not very excited to have margarete as her daughterinlaw. Albert speer autograph signed letter autograph collection. Albert speer autograph postwar typed letter by hitlers architect. He was the son of albert speer 190581, adolf hitlers chief architect before assuming the office of minister of armaments and war production for the third reich during world war ii. I inside the third reich, memiors of albert speer verlay ultstein gmbh published the german first printing of speers memoirs in germany under the title of erinnerungen in 1969. At the 194546 warcrimes trial of nazi leade rs in nuremberg, speer was sentenced to 20 years in berlins spandau prison for his complicity in hitlers atrocities. Albert speers most popular book is inside the third reich. An extraordinarily rare and important typed draft d. Albert speer was the minister of armaments and war production in nazi germany during most of world war ii. Buy inside the third reich new ed by speer, albert isbn.
Speer writes in full i apologise for the fact that i can only answer in german, but my secretary does not speak your language. Speer was born in mannheim, into an uppermiddleclass family. Albert speer biography facts, childhood, family of nazi. In 1918, the family leased their mannheim residence and moved to a home they had in heidelberg. Big money spent as personal items from hitlers office go. His grandfather, albert friedrich speer, was also an architect. Gitta sereny, who has written prolifically about the third reich and spent 12 years working with albert speer and a large number of people who knew him, tells the story of his life in considerable detail and tries to establish whether he spoke the truth about what he knew of hitlers horrors. Questions about albert speers awareness of the holocaust haunted adolf hitlers wartime armaments minister and favorite architect until his death at 76 in 1981. Monochrome photograph of the upper body of albert speer, signed at the bottom. Both attempts are as exasperating as they are exhaustive. Albert speer has 18 books on goodreads with 25799 ratings. Albert speer book photograph signed 06071970 cosigned by. It is considered to be one of the most detailed descriptions of the inner workings and leadership of nazi germany but is controversial because of speers lack of discussion of nazi.
Albert speer and karl donitz sign a small black and. Buy albert speer in antiquarian and collectable books and get the best deals. His battle with truth is a dense but wellwritten, meticulously researched and brilliant tome by the londonbased journalist gitta sereny, reconsidering the colorful life, memorable tribulations and profound ethical and moral conflicts of the third reichs master technocrat. Architecture, 19321942 english and french edition by leon krier, lars olof larsson, et al. His architectural skills made him increasingly prominent within the.
But it was a different story when he was asked about. She was the daughter of a successful craftsman and businessman. For the television film based on the book, see inside the third reich film. Himmler always signed in green pencil and speer chose red. A close ally of adolf hitler, he was convicted at the nuremberg trials and sentenced to 20 years in prison. Albert speer 19051981 nazi german architect and minister of armaments and war production, convicted of war crimes at nuremberg. Albert speer autograph signed letter blue ink autograph of german architect albert speer, who was the minister of armaments and war production for the third reich, on a typed letter dated 10 may 1971.1438 846 139 377 529 1379 282 509 1095 185 1542 491 630 417 240 1083 1271 338 1153 1392 56 227 721 904 549 856 298 1296 1344 385 897 76 1092 653 285 462 898 299 389