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William Hitler: “Why I Hate My Uncle”

by | 28th, April 2017

On Flashbak , there’s great story about William Hitler, Adolf Hitler’s Liverpool-born nephew. In a 1939 feature for  Look magazine the Scouser explains why he hates his uncle.

 

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A few highlights:

“Being very close to my father at the time, he (Adolf Hitler) autographed this picture for me. We had cakes and whipped cream, Hitler’s favorite desert. I was struck by his intensity, his feminine gestures. There was dandruff on his coat.”

“When I visited Berlin in 1931, the family was in trouble. Geli Raubal, the daughter of Hitler’s and my father’s sister, had committed suicide. Everyone knew that Hitler and she had long been intimate and that she had been expecting a child a fact that enraged Hitler. His revolver was found by her body.”

“I published some articles on my uncle when I returned to England and was forthwith summoned back to Berlin and

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