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    Albert Speer Analysis

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    Albert Speer’s background and historical context are significant as they facilitate an understanding of his character and changing personality. Speer’s childhood was a chief component that assisted in shaping the individual he was to mature into and the emotions he would choose to publicize. Speer was born on the 19th of March during 1905, in the city of Mannheim Germany. Even though Speer was brought up into an upper-middle-class family or ‘haute bourgeoisie’ receiving all the advantages wealth

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    The Life of Albert Speer

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    The Life of Albert Speer Albert Speer was born in Mannheim, Germany on the 19 March 1905, he was the son of an architect. He grew up in the town of Heidelberg in his early years, it has been said that his childhood was not one of happiness. Following in his father's footsteps, Speer studied architecture at the Institute of Technology in Berlin-Charlotteburg. He attained his licence in 1927 and became the assistant to Professor Heinrich Tessenow. Speer went on to marry his wife, margarete

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    Albert Speer

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    whether Speer was truly repentant over his involvement in the Nazi regime or an egoistic self-oriented character has been widely debated, with conjured evidence supporting both viewpoints. In the early stages, Hitler and Speer bonded over a common interest for architecture. Upon noticing his work, Hitler developed a personal liking towards Speer; this is evident in the way Hitler treated Speer as a respected equal as opposed to the dominating attitude employed at his political associates. Speer likely

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    Albert Speer

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    Albert Speer 1. Born in March 19th 1905, and the middle child of three sons, you could say Albert Speer had a life of a movie star. Having a father who was a successful architect in Mannheim, and a mother who came from a wealthy family you would say that the Speer family was more than well off. The Speer family had their own cook, kitchen maid, chamber maid, butler, chauffer, nanny and governess; Albert Speer was the upper class instead of the upper-middle which he classified himself into. But

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    historical interpretations of Albert Speer. The most influential was Speer’s own character construction of himself in his defence at the Nuremberg trials. This view was held by a majority of historians until Matthias Schmidt found holes in Speer’s story. A large blow was dealt to Speer’s own construction of his role in Nazi Germany when the Walters’ chronicles were released containing various incriminating evidence. There are still a number of historians who prefer to view Albert Speer as the Good Nazi, even

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    The Holocaust

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    It is without a doubt that the Holocaust will forever go down in history as one of the most heinous crimes against humanity. Even years after the Nazi leadership, effects of the war still haunt the streets of Germany and the memories of the few survivors still alive today. Hitler and his Nazi regime held power in Germany from 1939 until 1945, when they were defeated by the Allied forces (Davenport 10). Within that time, Hitler was responsible for the death of six million Jewish people, and millions

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    One man’s sick mind led to the extermination of an entire generation of people. These ideas came at the worst possible time, during World War II. The ideas were horrific and evil and today they would be viewed as satanic but at the time they were thought to be glorious and wonderful. This gave Hienrich Himmler a place as one of the most devious persons ever. Himmler went to grade school at the Cathedral where he was an excellent student. It was during this time that Himmler became interested in Germany’s

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    Main Events in the Career of Albert Speer Albert Speer, a very talented architect was Hitler's architect in the preceding years and during the Second World War. He was later promoted to very influential positions in Germany regarding the economy as a whole and was vital to Germanys war production and design, which resulted in a close friendship between him and the Nazi leader Adolph Hitler. Late in 1930, a certified architect of 3 years, Speer first heard Hitler speak at a beer hall,

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    Nazism

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    theories on the basis of the work of the Anglo-German writer Houston Stewart Chamberlain. To the German financier Hjalmar Schacht fell the task of formulating and carrying out much economic and banking policy, and the German architect and party leader Albert Speer was a major figure in overseeing the economy just before the end of World War II (1939-1945). III. EFFECTS OF WORLD WAR I The immediate origins of National Socialism are to be found in the consequences of the German defeat in World War I (1914-1918)

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    anticipation to lure the viewer into concerning themselves more in to the story. Another example, is the television documentary Hitler’s Henchmen which uses a systematic, chronological method to tell the story of Adolf Hitler’s main Architect, Albert Speer. Of course literary works also can help in enhancing the quality of one’s work. A River Runs through it, Norman Macleans’ personal memoirs, lends to the reader the idea of the metaphor to pursue plot. Another literary work The Perfect Storm, by

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