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This is known to have happened sometimes. From the Führer: Hitler no longer appreciated the scale of these exceptional requests. As early as 14 January 1939 he criticised the numerous applications for betterment before the top representatives of the NSDAP. Witness to this "telling off" in the new Reich Chancellery was Günter Kaufmann, then ...


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Here is what Rudolf Höss had to say about this in his Death Dealer: The memoirs of the SS Kommandant at Auschwitz (Da Capo Press, 1996): Compared to where I had been before, imprisonment with the IMT [International Military Tribunal] was like staying in a health spa. […] Even though the prison conditions were good in every aspect and I now had time to read ...


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Occam's Razor (i.e. the simplest explanation wins) applies to the Holocaust as a whole: What's in it for all the parties who pleaded guilty, from individual Nazis to the Germany as a country? Why would they accept blame for something which hadn't happened? How are the myriad of stories about individual losses of family members kept consistent? If it was ...


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