Original German text wanted please

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Original German text wanted please

Post by George L Gregory » 31 Dec 2020 18:29

The quote is about Adolf Hitler’s appearance.

The English translation is:
The great drummer, creator and organizer of the movement, Adolf Hitler, could be a Nordic-Eastern-Dinaric mixture (not purely Dinaric, as opponents have claimed)".
The original quote in German is from Ernst Günther Gründel‘s Die Sendung der jungen Generation. Versuch einer umfassenden revolutionären Sinndeutung der Krise on page 293, but unfortunately I don’t have the book.

Can anyone help me please?

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Re: Original German text wanted please

Post by GregSingh » 02 Jan 2021 01:46

It seems to be taken out of context.

Full sentence:
Die weitaus stärkste Begabung, der Vielseitigste: Draufgänger und Diplomat zugleich, der grosse Trommler, Schöpfer und Führer der Bewegung: Adolf Hitler, könnte nordisch-ostisch-dinarische Mischung sein (keinesfalls aber rein ostisch oder rein dinarisch, wie Gegner behauptet haben, sondern vielmehr ganz überwiegend nordisch).
The more you let yourself to go, the less others will let you to go.
F.Nietzsche

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Re: Original German text wanted please

Post by George L Gregory » 02 Jan 2021 19:27

GregSingh wrote:
02 Jan 2021 01:46
It seems to be taken out of context.

Full sentence:
Die weitaus stärkste Begabung, der Vielseitigste: Draufgänger und Diplomat zugleich, der grosse Trommler, Schöpfer und Führer der Bewegung: Adolf Hitler, könnte nordisch-ostisch-dinarische Mischung sein (keinesfalls aber rein ostisch oder rein dinarisch, wie Gegner behauptet haben, sondern vielmehr ganz überwiegend nordisch).
Thanks.

What is your source for the quote? If you could provide a link then I would be very grateful.

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Re: Original German text wanted please

Post by GregSingh » 03 Jan 2021 01:02

What is your source for the quote?
From the book itself, 3rd edition, 1932.
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Re: Original German text wanted please

Post by mty » 18 Mar 2021 13:59

These concepts refer to so-called "Güntherian" racial categories of European people, based on works of Hans F.K. Günther, the most profilic race theorist in Germany in the 1920s and 1930s. According to him and other contemporary sources as well, most Germans were of either Nordic (Nordisch), Dinaric (Dinarisch), Alpine (Ostisch) and Mediterranean (Westisch) type or some degree of mixture of these.

Northern and coastal parts of the country were mostly Nordic whereas Southern Germany as well as Austria were characterized by Dinaric and Alpine types. Some strands within National Socialism, i.e. the SS and Darre's agricultural organization regarded the Nordic type as most valuable and preferable and consequently favored representatives of that type in recruitment and selection. However, even SS welcomed harmonious mixtures of Nordic with either Dinaric (so-called Noric sub-type, fairly common around Danube, Kurt Waldheim is an excellent example of that mixture), Alpine or Mediterranean types as long as they had clearly recognizable Nordic traits. This unique applicant screening based on Günther's categories was devised by his proponents in RuSHA, Dr. Bruno K. Schulz and Dr. Horst Rechenbach.

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