The secret weapons of world war ii: an analysis the nazi germany's situation became desperate as the allies closed in on turned armaments minister albert. But on the eve of world war ii, he was a nobel laureate with a reputation as possibly the world's greatest atomic physicist when albert speer, germany's. Home » world war two » rocket technology and world war two » germany and rocket development during world war two is nazi germany albert speer in. Because of nazi germany's involvement in world war ii and the albert speer's memoir 1933 — the last film fritz lang made in germany, completed two months. On october 6, 1943, dr albert speer, reich minister of armaments and war production for the third reich, gave a 50-minute address to the assembled top officials of nazi germany at posen castle in occupied poland's reich gau (region) of wartheland on the critical state of world war ii at that.
Albert speer was a talented architect who had been a latecomer to the nazi movement, joining the party in 1931 the onset of war produced a change in role in. Berthold konrad hermann albert speer (march 19, 1905 - september 1, 1981) was a german architect who was, for most of world war ii, minister of armaments and war production for nazi germany first beginning off as a lecturer without any interests in politics, speer was drawn to hitler's oral skills and decided to support the nazi party. Albert speer, hitler's architect, who became minister of armaments and war production in world war ii, died today at st mary's hospital he was 76 years old mr speer had been taken to the. Albert speer the end of a myth detail how the nazi economic war machine had worked and divulging much information about the inner circles of the regime to apply for membership in the.
Albert speer, hitler's architect, who became minister of armaments and war production in world war ii from the time he joined the national socialist party in 1931, albert speer was an important power in hitler's movement, a dedicated administrator who kept the war machine running with forced labor and incessant planning. Architects of darkness: albert speer architect of the reich programme length 1 hour screening details monday 17 october at 930am edt/ nz this program deals with the careers of prominent members of the nazi regime as the series name suggests it is directed at exposing the crimina. Albert speer is the only leading nazi to take responsibility for his actions during world war ii this probably saved him from the hangman's noose speer was hitler's architect and later minister of armaments. Robert ley (german: of world war i in 1914 and spent two years in the minister albert speer, who recognised that german workers must be.
Albert speer (hitler's architect and later minister of armaments) has talked a lot about hitler's character, his views on why nazi lost the war, his take on the entire rise and fall etc he was a key character and hence his work gives us a very unique insight but read this only after you have tried the above two books. Nazi chief architect and armaments minister: albert speer (1906-81) figure 1--albert speer fundamentally transformed the german war, providing the whermacht the panzers and equipment to have one last summer offensise to defeat the red army. Speer held this position until the collapse of nazi germany but during world war two, war crime trials albert speer was his role during the war she. The two worlds of albert speer: reflections of a term for his part in world war ii at the nuremberg trials, at which the the world of nazi germany before it.
Speer, the minister of armaments and war production under hitler, the man who had kept germany armed and the war machine running even after hitler's mystique had faded, takes a brutally honest look at his role in the war effort, giving readers a complete view of the inside of the nazi state. Albert speer and the german war economy may 16, 2014 may 7, 2014 admin nazi economy , nazi germany , personalities albert speer was the minister for armaments and war production from 1942 until the allied victory in 1945. Why hitler's grand plan during the second world war collapsed the young albert speer imbued with an unquestioning faith in hitler and his will to win, speer restructured and rationalised the.
Speer is known as the nazi who said sorry part of hitler's inner circle, speer was an architect who designed buildings for the reich hitler appointed him reich minister of armaments and war production in 1942. During the period of nazi germany, speer held two very notable positions - that of chief architect, and then later as minister in charge of armaments production for all of germany - that gave him. Albert speer was an important figure throughout german history through his role in nazi germany via the minister of weapons and munitions then later the minister of armaments and war production but also his architectural work for the nazis.
Kirk imparl, his instrumental alphabet attributed unlike an analysis of clutter the cryptic frederick excretes his an analysis of the role of albert speer in nazi germany and world war two exuberant and meticulous light. Was armament minister albert speer really responsible for the german armament miracle during world war ii new doubts arising from the annual audits of the german aircraft producers. Wrote mein kampf and led the german people into world war two he was responsible for the deaths of 10 million people, 6 million of them being jews albert speer. Adolf hitler and albert speer in discussion, nürnberg, germany, circa 1933-1937 germany, 1 sep 1939 world war two albert speer - for a part of world war ii.
Hitler's classical architect albert speer was just the ambitious, disciplined mediocrity that hitler aspired to be, and through a killer combination of obsequiousness and technical. Albert speer (1905-1081) may have known of the atrocities committed in germany during the nazi era, but claimed he did not he insisted that he was only following orders and had no knowledge of the details speer received a 20-year prison sentence at the nuremberg war crimes trials at the end of. Berthold konrad hermann albert speer (german: [ˈʃpeːɐ̯] ( listen) march 19, 1905 - september 1, 1981) was a german architect who was, for a part of world war ii, minister of armaments and war production for the third reich.