Was Hitler’s Architect the “Good Nazi”?

Breaking Down the Speer Myth

Adam M Wakeling

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Speer (left) with Hitler in Paris, 1940 (Wikimedia Commons).

InIn January 1931, twenty-six-year-old architect Albert Speer went to see Adolf Hitler speak at the University of Berlin. Like many educated Germans, Speer was a little sceptical of the Führer’s demagoguery. But he was also disillusioned with politics, wondering why the Weimar Republic’s leaders could not explain the country’s problems in clear and…

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Adam M Wakeling

Adam Wakeling is an Australian writer, lawyer and historian. He is online at https://www.amwakeling.com/ and on Twitter @AdamMWakeling.