Martin Bormann


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Bormann, Martin

(bôr`män), 1900–1945, German National Socialist (Nazi) leader. He met Adolf HitlerHitler, Adolf
, 1889–1945, founder and leader of National Socialism (Nazism), and German dictator, b. Braunau in Upper Austria. Early Life

The son of Alois Hitler (1837–1903), an Austrian customs official, Adolf Hitler dropped out of high school, and
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 in 1924 and soon became an important figure in the Nazi party hierarchy. He succeeded Rudolf HessHess, Rudolf,
1894–1987, German National Socialist leader, b. Alexandria, Egypt; son of a German merchant. In 1920 he became an ardent follower of Adolf Hitler and after the Munich "beer-hall putsch" (1923) shared Hitler's imprisonment.
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 in Hitler's inner circle in 1941 after Hess's flight to Scotland. In 1942 he became Hitler's personal secretary. After Hitler's suicide in 1945, Bormann disappeared and was assumed dead. He was tried in absentia at Nuremberg and sentenced to death. Rumors persisted, however, that Bormann had escaped to Argentina. In 1973, after identification of a skeleton unearthed in West Berlin, the West German government declared him dead, a suicide on May 2, 1945.
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In the mid-1940s it was used to commit suicide by Erwin Rommel after being accused of conspiring against Hitler; Adolf Hitler's wife, Eva Braun and by Nazi leaders Joseph Goebbels, Heinrich Himmler, possibly Martin Bormann and Hermann G|ring.
November 20, 1945 Nuremberg trial of Nazis Martin Bormann, Karl Donitz, Hermann Goring and Rudolf Hess were among the 20 of Germany's Nazi leaders on trial in the German city of Nuremberg charged with war crimes.
De hecho, se dice que Hitler habia fumado mucho durante su juventud--hasta 40 cigarros diarios--, pero despues odio el cigarro y vivia preocupado de que Eva Braun, su pareja, y su mano derecha, Martin Bormann, fumaran, sobre todo en lugares publicos.
El veredicto determino 12 penas de muerte para Martin Bormann (juzgado en rebeldia), Hermann Goering, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Ernst Kalterbrunner, Alfred Rosenberg, Hans Frank, Wilhelm Frick, Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Julius Streicher, Fritz Sauckel, Wilhelm Keitel y Alfred Jodl (Robert Ley se suicido en octubre de 1945); siete condenas, tres perpetuas: Hess, Funk y Raeder; dos a veinte anos de prision: Speer y Von Schirach; uno a quince anos: Von Neurath; uno a diez anos: Doenitz; y tres fueron absueltos: Schacht, Von Papen y Fritzche.
Martin Bormann was 5ft 7in, with Goering measuring a poor 5ft 6in and Goebbels sliding under at 5ft 5in.
So, Martin Bormann, his right-hand man, decided to tear down everything and put up something grander than the old house.
I found this book fascinating because it delves into the personal life of Martin Bormann, personal secretary to Adolf Hitler.
It's when Adolph Hitler decided to invade the behemoth that was the Soviet Union that his trusted subordinated, Martin Bormann, knew that the Nazi's vaunted Third Reich was doomed to failure and defeat.
The plot to capture the pope, "Operation Pontiff," planned by Martin Bormann, was highlighted.
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The position and personalities of central players like Hans Lammers and Martin Bormann are not addressed until the eighth chapter.
BY ONE of those imps of fate,he was asked on his first day at the Evening Standard to find Martin Bormann, theNazi Reichsminister, who was occasionally ``spotted'' in South America, though he had been killed at the end of World War II.