Executed October 16, 1946 Alfred Rosenberg
Chief racial theorist who justified Hitler's genocidal policies.
, a leading theorist among National Socialists, explained how the principle applies to race: "The race-soul is the measure of all our thoughts,...
This power created friction with a number of other agencies that were also involved in book policy, especially Alfred Rosenberg
's Reich Office for the Promotion of German Literature, which worked to undermine Goebbels' authority.
The Nuremberg Trials set a strong precedent: Alfred Rosenberg
was tried and convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity for organising the Nazi looting operation.
In 1938 Joseph Goebbels urged Hitler to execute him but Alfred Rosenberg
opposed the idea as it would provide an opportunity to critics like Bishop George Bell of Chichester of the Church of England to attack fiercely the German Government and mobilize the Christians all over the world against it.
The concept has a name: it is Rassenseele or "race-soul." Explaining the meaning of Rassenseele, Nazi ideologue Alfred Rosenberg
writes, "Soul means race viewed from within." (29) If race may be viewed from within, then it is not reducible to any outward manifestation such as skin tones or hair texture; rather it is conceptual.
He discusses such sources of these--and more broadly, the Nazis'--views as the Wagner Circle, Alfred Rosenberg
, and Henry Ford.
It is one of the most marvellous astronomical spectacles you can see," Alfred Rosenberg
, an astrophysicist at the Canaries Astrophysics Institute said from the island of Tenerife.
The victims included Joachim von Ribbentrop, Alfred Rosenberg
and Julius Streicher.
also looms large in Gregor's account; inspired by Chamberlain, his philosophy promoted an "old, new Germanic religion" (p.