George L Gregory wrote: ↑
26 Dec 2021 17:32
Gorque wrote: ↑
25 Dec 2021 13:04
Whoa, what?!? Aktion T4 was authorized by a single mad man, AH.
Hitler wasn’t a madman. That’s what a lot of people say or write to try to explain the awful things he did. It really wasn’t the case at all. On the contrary, he was a very intelligent man who was extremely charismatic and those two things combined together enabled him to come to power legally and start a war that ultimately became a world war and resulted in the deaths of millions of soldiers, innocent civilians, etc, as well as being the man behind the genocide of millions of innocent Jews and other people of all ages including children and old people, men and women, etc.
I beg to, respectfully, disagree. Only a madman, would subject his nation in the final years of war to the aerial punishment the Germany endured in 1944-1945; to the malnourishment he subjected the Germans to, to the planned destruction of German bridges and road;, as a punishment to the German people for have lost the war for him; for the forced death marches of the prisoners of the various detention camps, etc, etc.
But lets be fair and not look at the last years of the conflict where the effects of Dr. Morell's injected cocktails were having their mind-altering effects.
While in Landsberg, A.H., he penned the delusional, self-promoting, nonsensical drivel, Mein Kampf ; realized that anti-semitism was not the ticket to the Chancellorship and modified his oratory accordingly to suit his audience; Achieved the Chancellorship through pugnacious obstinance. When he achieved the Chancellorship, moved quickly against his opposition through judicial and extra-judicial means. Crushed his opposition through either imprisonment or protective custody. Embarked upon a unsustainable rearmament program. Murdered at least six million non-combatants who, as a result of his conquests, were under his charge; Engaged in wars of aggression against Germany's immediate neighbors which in the end resulted in the deaths of twenty million Germans and perhaps, at least 80 non-Germans.
I'd say that would, IMHO, qualify A.H. as a madman.