The latest is the diary of Alfred Rosenberg, self-proclaimed chief ideologue of the National Socialist movement and author of its most important. Who is Alfred Rosenberg? 3. The Mythus of the Twentieth Century. 5. Chapter Two: Approaches to the Study of Nazi Ideology. Approaches that disregard. Der Mythus des Jahrhunderts: Alfred Rosenberg: Der Mythus des Jahrhunderts (; “The Myth of the 20th Century”) was a tedious exposition of.

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Another of Rosenberg’s initiatives, the “Free Caucasus” campaign, was rather more successful, attracting various nationalities into the so-called Eastern Legion Ostlegionenthough in the end this made little difference in the outcome of the war on the Eastern Front.

He saw the ancient Germanic invasions of the Roman empire as “saving” its civilization, which had been corrupted both by race mixing and by “Judaized-cosmopolitan” Christianity. Music in the Third ReichLondon: Rosenberg believed that the higher races must rule over the lower and not interbreed with thembecause cross-breeding destroys the divine combination of physical heredity and spirit.

Memoirs by Albert Speer. Most obvious was his hatred of Goebbels, whose control over the propaganda apparatus he resented and whose private tolerance of modernist art he excoriated, eventually with success.

The Devil’s Diary review – the mind of Alfred Rosenberg, Hitler’s ‘chief ideologue’

At the Nuremberg Trials he claimed to be ignorant of the Holocaustdespite the fact that Leibbrandt and Meyer were present at the Wannsee conference. Not surprisingly, after he was captured by allied troops at rosenebrg end of the war, he was tried for his crimes and executed.


Many people joined the partisans rather than risk being sent to an unknown fate in the west. Despite selling more than a million copies byits influence within Nazism remains doubtful. This does not do him justice.

Alfred Rosenberg – Wikiquote

Minister of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda. Retrieved 24 October Alfred Ernst Rosenberg Russian: He made no complaints about the murders of Jews.

Retrieved 10 October Rosenberg convinced Hitler that communism was an international threat due to the fragility of the Soviet Union’s internal political structure.

What one does find is ample evidence of the petty and quarrelsome nature of the author, who time and again antagonised his fellow Nazis and undermined his capacity for manoeuvre in the internal power struggles of the regime. The strength of spiritual search already shows itself in the world wanderer, Odin, and can be seen in the seeker and believer, Eckehartand we see it in all great men from Luther to Lagarde.

History s Arditi Fascio. It is difficult to understand, rosebnerg, why they are so hostile to the man who kept them under wraps for so long, the prosecutor Kempner. Der Sieg des Glaubens Tag der Freiheit: Inside the Third Reich: Explore the Home Gift Guide. The Holocaust in Latvia. He later formed the ” Institute for the Study of the Jewish Question ,” dedicated to identifying and attacking Alffred influence in German culture and to recording the history of Judaism from a radical nationalist perspective.

The question of Rosenberg’s influence in the Nazi Party is controversial. Goebbels and the Nazi media campaignUK: In addition there appeared the revering of Paul, an original sin of protestantism, against which Lagardeas is known, attacked by the entire official theology of his day, fought in vain.

He saw all these religious systems as allegorical after the manner of Schopenhauer’s teaching of religion as “folk-metaphysics”, and was skeptical that the Nordic gods, of which the keys of interpretation had been largely lost in involutive time, could gain a foothold in modern times, without even conceding the desirability of the possibility. In Rosenberg’s view of world history, migrating Aryans founded various ancient civilizations which later declined and fell due to inter-marriage with lesser races.


Alfred Rosenberg

Jahrhunderts “The Myth of the Twentieth Century” – in front of the actual text, not by Rosenberg himself. Hoheneichen,here p. Summarizing the unresolved conflict between the personal views of Rosenberg and the pragmatism of the Nazi elite:.

Lieutenant Colonel William Harold Dunn rosenberrg wrote a medical and psychiatric report on him in prison to evaluate him as a suicide risk:.

Music and the Holocaust: Rosenberg, Alfred

I must insist that Rosenberg’s “The Myth of the Twentieth Century” is not to be regarded as an expression of the official doctrine of the party. That is aptly expressed except that the fundamental ground is lacking as to why the allegedly Jewish family had a heroic look to it.

Jahrhunderts which deals with key issues in the National Socialist rosenbert, such as the “Jewish question. The Nazi Persecution and Murder of the Jews, p. During his stays at home in Reval, he attended the art studio of the famed painter Ants Laikmaabut even though he showed promise, there are no records that he ever exhibited.