Albert speer was born on 19 march 1905 in mannhein, the son of prosperous upper- middle -class family of master builders - his father was one of the busiest architects in the city. Albert speer full notes user description: question:despite his claim not to be a committed nazi, albert speer played a vital role in the 3rd reich in light of. Occasioned by speer: the final verdict, by joachim fest, the author revisits his time with hilter's favorite artist and wonders how speer got away with murder albert speer was adolf hitler's intimate and trusted friend throughout the thirties, the two met on an almost daily basis in berlin or. Question:despite his claim not to be a committed nazi, albert speer played a vital role in the 3rd reich in light of this statement, assess the role played by speer in the creation and maintenance of the nazi war machine to 1945.
The tribunal is of opinion that speer's activities do not amount to initiating, planning, or preparing wars of aggression, or of conspiring to that end he became the head of the armament industry well after all of the wars had been commenced and were under way his activities in charge of german. Albert speer is descended from a long line of south german craftsmen, builders and architects his family background and his upbringing should have made him abhor the regime of violence, greed, and bullying aggression he served. This is a documentary focused on the work of albert speer, hitler's personal architect and minister for armaments from 1942 from the acclaimed 'reputations.
While albert speer, shown here with adolf hitler, often wore what appears to be a military uniform, he did not hold a military rank except by courtesy speer held the rank of oberbefehlsleiter, which was a nsdap position. Hitler and speer i wonder where they are looks like some camo netting in the background albert speer died on september 1st, 1981 in london, england i have a. Albert speer hitler's personal architect, also in charge of the third reich's armament production and war industries the picture has an article attached which is a great article on speer see more. Albert speer received a prison sentence instead of the death penalty for a variety of reasons, including expressing remorse and taking responsibility for nazi crimes and by keeping a calculated distance from those crimes when he was in power. This is the real story of albert speer, manipulator of history and architect of his own legend on the stand at the nuremberg war-crimes trials, albert speer was alone among the accused in showing anything like remorse: he denied any direct knowledge of hitler's final solution yet accepted his share of the guilt as an unwitting collaborator.
Transcript of albert speer oral presentation family background albert speer education rise to prominence in the nazi party links to anti-semitic activities ( jew-flats, forced labour camps and concentration camps ) born 19th march 1905 born into upper- middle class family which was among the. The personal background and the historical context of albert speer the only motive that can keep politics pure is the motive of doing good for one's country and its people- henry ford albert speer was born in 1905 into an upper-middle class family. Speer joined the nazi party and worked for hitler as an architect and a stage designer, as it were he provided the background for the political speeches in 1934 the compliant speer was appointed chief architect for the reich and designed the stadiums for the nuremberg rally and the 1936 olympics.
Well over 700 pages, albert speer is not a quick read, speer was politically naïve, despite his aristocratic background, growing up in a cold, emotionless family. Albert speer was born to an affluent mannheim family in 1905 like his father and grandfather before him, speer studied architecture, however on graduating he remained at university as a lecturer as a young man, speer lacked much interest in politics but by 1930 he had become fascinated by the. Buy a cheap copy of albert speer: the end of a myth book by matthias schmidt did the master builder of the third reich, albert speer, really not know about the nazi extermination camps. Albert speer does an extensive, in-depth interview for playboy most of the discussion is about his book inside the third reich and the extent to which his apparent acceptance of responsibility for the crimes committed by the nazi government is genuine or merely an effort to make himself look better.
Berlin (ap) - albert speer jr, the son of adolf hitler's chief architect who had his own accomplished architectural career but struggled to distance himself from his father's legacy, has died he. Albert speer had a unique relationship with hitler whereby the relationship was not formed around roles, events or political ideology, but instead around their love for architecture and art. Describe the personal background and the historical context of albert speer up to the time he joined the nazi party albert speer was born in 1905 in.