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Unseen photographs reveal the private life of Adolf Hitler
UK Telegraph (photo collection of Hugo Jaeger) ^

Posted on 01/27/2012 6:16:47 PM PST by ConservativeStatement

A set of photographs showing the private side of Adolf Hitler have been published for the first time. The colour pictures come from the collection of Hugo Jaeger, Hitler's personal photographer, who captured him on camera him from 1936 to the final days of his rule in 1945. Jaeger hid thousands of transparencies in a leather suitcase at the end of the war. The case was found by six US soldiers as they searched a house near Munich where he was staying but they were more interested in a bottle of cognac he had also slipped inside.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


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KEYWORDS: hitler; hitlerphotos; jaeger; photographs; ww2
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1 posted on 01/27/2012 6:16:50 PM PST by ConservativeStatement
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2 posted on 01/27/2012 6:22:33 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: ConservativeStatement
I found some cool pics but whoever put them together doesn't appear to know what they're looking at. In fact one of the pics is a painting of a bomber going down.

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40 Rare World War II Photographs – Lost pages of History
3 posted on 01/27/2012 6:23:07 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: ConservativeStatement
"The very first essential for success," Hitler once said, "is a perpetually constant and regular employment of violence"

Didn't work all that well for the little painter did it.

Painter, community rabble-rouser, six of one, half dozen of the other...

4 posted on 01/27/2012 6:24:35 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Abortion? No. Gov't heath care? No. Gore on warming? No. McCain on immigration? No.)
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To: cripplecreek
I searched a few other links and saw a photo of a bloodied German soldier with part of his arm on the ground and separated from him.
5 posted on 01/27/2012 6:24:49 PM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

6 posted on 01/27/2012 6:26:30 PM PST by TSgt (Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Hitler salutes German troops in Adolf Hitler Platz on September 1st, 1938.

7 posted on 01/27/2012 6:30:13 PM PST by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Interesting pics. The “Strength through Joy” cruise ship reminds me of something the communists would have come up with.


8 posted on 01/27/2012 6:33:42 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: ConservativeStatement
Photobucket This is a picture of my Father taken at the monument in Tiergarten Park, supposedly of the first Russian tank to enter Berlin. I also have several pictures of the monument being built. Now here is the odd thing. the tank is a Stalin tank and a few days after this picture was taken, the monument was blown up during the night. If one looks up Russian monument in Tiergarten Park, you will find a different monument with two 34 tanks and they are described as the first Russian Tanks into Berlin. The current monument was constructed in 1945 same as this earlier one.
9 posted on 01/27/2012 6:37:48 PM PST by yarddog
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To: ConservativeStatement

10 posted on 01/27/2012 6:39:59 PM PST by Oztrich Boy (Whatever happened to that Amy Summerland sailing chick?)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Adolf Hitler speaks in Munich on the 15th anniversary of the 1923 Beer Hall Putsch, in which Hitler and other Nazi party members attempted to overthrow the German government on November 8th, 1938

Choosing your new country: Rules of Thumb for immigrants: Do not emigrate to a country which can be overthrown by a bunch of yahoos who simply act stupid in a beer hall. In sane countries that's just called partying.

11 posted on 01/27/2012 6:50:31 PM PST by LibWhacker
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To: yarddog

What an indelible image.


12 posted on 01/27/2012 6:56:27 PM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

I’m confused. Is this article from 2009?
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By John Bingham
05 Jun 2009
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/germany/5451531/Unseen-Adolf-Hitler-photographs-published.html
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“The colour pictures come from the collection of Hugo Jaeger, Hitler’s personal photographer, who captured him on camera him from 1936 to the final days of his rule in 1945.”


13 posted on 01/27/2012 6:56:58 PM PST by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: yarddog
Photobucket This is an earlier picture of the monument under construction.
14 posted on 01/27/2012 6:57:00 PM PST by yarddog
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15 posted on 01/27/2012 6:57:18 PM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
..."but they were more interested in a bottle of cognac...

Putting myself in the same situation and given a choice of photos of Adolph Hitler or a bottle of cognac, that would have been an easy choice.

16 posted on 01/27/2012 7:04:28 PM PST by DJ Taylor (Once again our country is at war, and once again the Democrats have sided with our enemy.)
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To: yarddog
Photobucket These are the first Russian Soldiers they met outside Berlin.
17 posted on 01/27/2012 7:05:27 PM PST by yarddog
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To: ConservativeStatement

I thought that Hitler’s personal photographer was Heinrich Hoffman, as in this story: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1333831/Hundreds-Hitler-pictures-personal-photographer-brought-light-auction.html


18 posted on 01/27/2012 7:11:47 PM PST by docbnj
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To: cripplecreek

This is a photo of American GIs under fire crossing the Rhine River in Germany in 1945.


19 posted on 01/27/2012 7:12:56 PM PST by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: dfwgator
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20 posted on 01/27/2012 7:13:37 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Repeal The 17th

I noticed a reference to 2009, too. Maybe some were released then?

This is the headline in the UK Daily Mail dated January 25, 2012: “Hitler at home: Never-before-seen wartime pictures show rooms where the Fuhrer spent his quiet time”

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2091261/Inside-Hitlers-private-world-Wartime-pictures-rooms-Fuhrer-spent-quiet-time.html#ixzz1kibTJmvw


21 posted on 01/27/2012 7:17:43 PM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: ConservativeStatement

Sentries guard the entrance to Adolf Hitler's office in the Chancellery. Hitler was obsessed with oversized architecture and overly grand monuments that would awe and humble any visitor

Zero asked if they could install one of these in the entrance to the Oval Office.

(Were the cameras that bad in those days? This is a professional photograph taken by a professional photographer.)

22 posted on 01/27/2012 7:18:21 PM PST by LibWhacker
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To: docbnj
Photobucket This is a picture of the Berlin Polo Grands and a football game between the 82nd Airborne and the Combat Engineers. both Eisenhower and Zhukov attended the game. Marshall Zhukoff was asked which team he was rooting for and he said "The Engineers, they are wearing red" The Engineers did win the game.
23 posted on 01/27/2012 7:20:15 PM PST by yarddog
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To: LibWhacker

Maybe the negative was damaged somehow or he was under attack during the processing and couldn’t wash it as long as he needed to.


24 posted on 01/27/2012 7:22:10 PM PST by rabidralph
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None of the photos I saw at the link showed the private life of Hitler, as the headline claimed. Every photo I saw was from a public event. What’s the big deal?


25 posted on 01/27/2012 7:26:14 PM PST by stranger and pilgrim
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To: Yardstick

A couple of the strength through joy ships were used to evacuate German refugees from East Prussia and Danzig ahead of Soviet troops. Some of them, such as the Wilhelm Gustloff, were torpedoed with great loss of life.


26 posted on 01/27/2012 7:26:22 PM PST by henkster (Obama regime mission statement: "Find the people working, and stop them!")
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To: docbnj
Photobucket My Father found this picture in the burned out Luftwaffe building. It is a photograph and had the word "Hoffman" stamped on the back. It also has his address in Munich.
27 posted on 01/27/2012 7:27:59 PM PST by yarddog
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To: jmacusa
Photobucket This is a picture of a pontoon bridge put across the Rhine by the 208th Engineers Combat Battalion. The Rhine is very swift so the had to curve the bridge into the current to keep it from being broken by the current. They were under artillery fire during the construction.
28 posted on 01/27/2012 7:37:09 PM PST by yarddog
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To: ConservativeStatement

29 posted on 01/27/2012 7:40:47 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I am more interested in remembering his victims.


30 posted on 01/27/2012 8:00:34 PM PST by dog breath
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To: musicman
That pic there reveals an incredibly sexist and inappropriate way to treat Angela Merkel. Add to the contrast that Germany is essentially an ally and the way he bowed to the king of Saudi Arabia and the Premiere of China.

I think you can see in her expression and expressions and body language of others there that it was not appreciated. Complete submission to our enemies and thuggish stupidity with our allies. Commie POS!

31 posted on 01/27/2012 8:02:55 PM PST by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: yarddog
I suspect heavy retouching of this portrait, making Hitler look human and Nordic, if not handsome. Particularly noticeable with his nose.
32 posted on 01/27/2012 8:03:14 PM PST by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: yarddog

Fascinating photos. Thanks for posting them all (and any others you might add.)


33 posted on 01/27/2012 8:09:19 PM PST by Ladysmith (The evil that's happening in this country is the cancer of socialism...It kills the human spirit.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

It is a mistake to humanise a demon.

Hitler burn in hell.


34 posted on 01/27/2012 8:13:00 PM PST by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: yarddog
This is a picture of a pontoon bridge put across the Rhine by the 208th Engineers Combat Battalion. The Rhine is very swift so the had to curve the bridge into the current to keep it from being broken by the current.

Caesar built a pile driven, wooden bridge over the Rhine 2000 years before that in just 10 days.

I remember Peter "Robocop" Weller suggesting that to the Germans watching this being accomplished from the far side, it must have been as amazing and frighting as watching a Moon landing.

It certainly worked as a Shock & Awe demonstration as all Caesar did was march his Legions over into a now empty landscape, turn around, march back across and tear the thing back down.

That kept the Germans quite pacific while Julius went on to conquer all of Gaul.

35 posted on 01/27/2012 8:18:42 PM PST by eddie willers
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To: Texas Fossil
It is a mistake to humanise a demon.

Would you prefer the photographs be burned?

36 posted on 01/27/2012 8:19:41 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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NO


37 posted on 01/27/2012 8:23:11 PM PST by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: eddie willers
I saw that story a few years back on one of the military or history channels. I mentioned it to my Father and he was amazed they were able to do it. He said the river was so swift that if you held your hand down it in, water would fly up. Photobucket Of course Caesar's troops didn't have 88s firing at them while they built their bridge. It was also attacked by jets tho their bombing was inaccurate. This picture was taken fairly soon after the Russians took the city.
38 posted on 01/27/2012 8:28:36 PM PST by yarddog
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To: Repeal The 17th
To reference Chris Rock on Jermaine Jackson: "Hitler was a greasy MF!"

It's been long told about Hitler's habits, but that dude hasn't washed his hair in weeks.

39 posted on 01/27/2012 8:33:22 PM PST by boop (I hate hippies and dopeheads. Just hate them. ...Ernest Borgnine)
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To: TSgt

I have a problem with the picture that you posted.

You should have used Mussolini rather than Hitler.


40 posted on 01/27/2012 8:37:14 PM PST by PAR35
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To: Repeal The 17th

Those aren’t German troops. It’s a march by by the Sturmabteilung, the SA, or Brownshirts. The guy in front of Hitler closest to the camera is Pffer von Saloman, one time Chief of the SA. The partially hidden guy behind him [in SA uniform] is Hermann Goering.


41 posted on 01/27/2012 8:41:51 PM PST by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: docbnj

Based on everything I’ve read, that is my understanding, too.


42 posted on 01/27/2012 8:44:12 PM PST by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: yarddog

Didn’t take them long to get a picture of Uncle Joe up.


43 posted on 01/27/2012 8:44:51 PM PST by eddie willers
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To: yarddog
Photobucket This is Daddy's best friend William Welch, with two Russian Wacs, We got a Christmas card from Welch maybe four years ago and he said he was in poor health and going blind. Daddy was also in poor health. I suspect both died before they were able to send another card which they had done so since the end of the war.
44 posted on 01/27/2012 8:45:39 PM PST by yarddog
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To: Texas Fossil
There is a problem with the opposite approach; that is, demonizing a human.

The never-ending demonization of Hitler (e.g.) tends to forestall thinking about the man and his beliefs, motivations, and policies. It's too easy to say, "well the man was just a demon from Hell" and let it go at that.

A less impassioned view, while not denying all the evil that the man did, might be more instructive to people who would otherwise dismiss any true analyisis of the man and his movement, and thus miss an opportunity to see the context in which he acted, and the lessons for our own time.

Of course, people on FR almost universally understand and acknowledge all the evil the man loosed upon the world. But it helps to look beyond that as well, to see the chilling lessons for the present day.

And, of course, to do that, we need to seek an exemption to Godwin's Law.

≤}B^)

45 posted on 01/27/2012 8:47:41 PM PST by Erasmus (A man, a plan, a canal: Suez)
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To: eddie willers
Photobucket This is American troops marching around the track in the Olympic stadium, where the 1936 Olympics were held.
46 posted on 01/27/2012 8:51:28 PM PST by yarddog
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To: ConservativeStatement
Photobucket This is from the Potsdam conference where Truman gave up all of Eastern Europe. My Father's outfit got passes to attend the conference. They were already bivouacked off the Pottsdamer Strasse.
47 posted on 01/27/2012 8:56:32 PM PST by yarddog
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To: Erasmus
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Godwin%27s_law

“Godwin's Law of Nazi Analogies is a humorous observation made by Mike Godwin in 1990”

There is nothing analogous about Hitler being Hitler or Hitler being a Nazi.

It was/is not my place to judge him, but I am sure God has.

"The book" states there is a Hell and that is where dead evil men reside. I will leave it at that.

48 posted on 01/27/2012 9:03:18 PM PST by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: yarddog

The Yalta Accord was the single largest black mark against the U.S. left at the end of WWII..


49 posted on 01/27/2012 9:07:20 PM PST by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Hugo Jaeger’s color stills have been out for several years now, I presume these are previously unpublished?


50 posted on 01/27/2012 9:08:43 PM PST by wolficatZ (:"TV is king, you're my everything..")
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