Walther Hewel and wife?

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Walther Hewel and wife?

Post by olafbrandt » 06 Nov 2005 20:58

I have a pretty good picture of Walther Hewel that I have posted here. I believe the lady on his arm is his wife Blanda Elisabeth? Can anyone confirm this or provide more background on her? I think the photograph was taken at their house but don't know the year.

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Post by Roderick » 06 Nov 2005 23:44

I presume until 1943 Hewel was bachelor so maybe this photo is from Jan - Jun 1944.

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Post by Max Williams » 07 Nov 2005 10:55

I'm afraid I don't know what his wife looked like.
Anyway, what an excellent photograph; one I have not seen before. Thank you for posting it.
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Post by Cor » 10 Nov 2005 23:03

It's strange he commit suicide in 1945 in Berlin, he was no warcriminal. Why did he commit suicide?

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Post by Michael Miller » 11 Nov 2005 00:06

Some committed suicide not out of fear of prosecution, but because the end of the Third Reich caused them complete desperation. Many of those who rose to positions of prominence in the Nazi regime were men of weak character who could not face life when their Führer ended his. Others feared what might become of them (torture and execution) if the Soviets got their hands on them, whether they had any war crimes on their conscience or not. Hewel was an alte Kämpfer who had served the Nazi movement as far back as the München Putsch, so it is possible he felt it impossible to go on living. But I'm just speculating here.

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Post by VON THERMANN » 15 Dec 2005 15:45

excuseme, but hewel not married........or yes?
he never was married

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Post by Chuck_jm » 15 Dec 2005 16:28

I knew nothing about him until watching Der Untergang.
In the movie he says Hitler himself told him to end his life if the war was lost, possibly to avoid interrogation or just loyalty to Hitler.

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Post by Phil Nix » 16 Dec 2005 13:07

VON THERMANN wrote:excuseme, but hewel not married........or yes?
he never was married

He married Ilse Todt the daughter of the late Dr Fritz Todt late in 1944
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Post by mjölnir » 18 Jan 2006 14:13

Hello Phil!
I have read the book of von Below "Als Hitlers Adjutant 1937 - 1945" (english edition: "At Hitlers Side"). There he wrote thtat Hewel married on July 12th, 1944 in Salzburg. Below and his wife were invitated. But they have to leave the party when Hitler called him back at 22:00.
The pic could made in Salzburg after the ceremony?
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Post by Helly Angel » 19 Jan 2006 02:42

Phil Nix wrote: He married Ilse Todt the daughter of the late Dr Fritz Todt late in 1944
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If he married with Ilse Todt, then... who is Blanda elisabeth?

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Who was Walther's wife?

Post by olafbrandt » 12 Jul 2006 14:35

Helly Angel wrote:
Phil Nix wrote: He married Ilse Todt the daughter of the late Dr Fritz Todt late in 1944
Phil Nix


If he married with Ilse Todt, then... who is Blanda elisabeth?

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Phil, what's your source for the date of marriage and the name?
I always had his wife down as "Blanda Benteler" or "Blanda-Elisabeth Benteler".

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Re: Who was Walther's wife?

Post by Potsdamerplatz » 10 Jun 2008 16:41

olafbrandt wrote:
Helly Angel wrote:
Phil Nix wrote: He married Ilse Todt the daughter of the late Dr Fritz Todt late in 1944
Phil Nix


If he married with Ilse Todt, then... who is Blanda elisabeth?

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Phil, what's your source for the date of marriage and the name?
I always had his wife down as "Blanda Benteler" or "Blanda-Elisabeth Benteler".

Thanks,
Olaf


Blanda Benteler was indeed the wife of Walther Hewel. She allowed David Irving access to her husband's private diaries for his research. She was still alive as of 2004.

Great photograph by the way. :)
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Re: Walther Hewel and wife?

Post by Halfdan S. » 10 Jun 2008 19:26

It is Blanda Hewel - there are some very charming photos of her in the Walter Frentz book

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Re: Walther Hewel and wife?

Post by Phil Nix » 11 Jun 2008 10:40

Hitler arranged a meeting with Ilse Todt as he wanted Hewel to marry but obviously nothing came of it What was the date of his marraige to Elisabeth Blanda and what was her full name
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Re: Walther Hewel and wife?

Post by Max Williams » 11 Jun 2008 11:02

Phil Nix wrote:What was the date of his marraige to Elisabeth Blanda and what was her full name
Phil Nix


mjölnir wrote:Hello Phil!
I have read the book of von Below "Als Hitlers Adjutant 1937 - 1945" (english edition: "At Hitlers Side"). There he wrote thtat Hewel married on July 12th, 1944 in Salzburg. Below and his wife were invitated. But they have to leave the party when Hitler called him back at 22:00.
The pic could made in Salzburg after the ceremony?
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