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Extraordinary letter from Hitler's nephew begging to enlist in U.S. Army for fight AGAINST Nazis
Daily Mail ^ | 8-1-12 | Louise Boyle

Posted on 08/01/2012 8:29:58 PM PDT by Dysart

An extraordinary letter from the nephew of Adolf Hitler has been discovered in which he begs to be allowed to enlist in the U.S. Army to fight against his uncle's facist regime.

William Patrick Hitler fled Nazi Germany when war broke out in 1939 to come and live with relatives in New York.

After being rejected from the U.S. Army because of his family connection, he wrote an emotional plea to President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1942 on why he so strongly wanted to fight for Allied Forces.

n the letter, he wrote: 'I am the nephew and only descendant of the ill-famed Chancellor and Leader of Germany who today so despotically seeks to enslave the free and Christian peoples of the globe.

'More than anything else I would like to see active combat as soon as possible and thereby be accepted by my friends and comrades as one of them in this great struggle for liberty.'

One of the good guys: Adolf Hitler's nephew William, pictured with his mother Bridget, wrote to President Roosevelt in 1942 begging to be allowed to fight for the U.S. against his uncle's regime

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: hitler; letter; nephew

Fighting evil: Seaman First Class William Patrick Hitler, 34, receives his papers before heading off to war against his uncle's Nazi forces

1 posted on 08/01/2012 8:30:08 PM PDT by Dysart
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To: y'all

The full text of the letter is published at the link.


2 posted on 08/01/2012 8:31:36 PM PDT by Dysart (You didn't post that. Someone else made that happen.)
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To: Dysart

Interesting post. Thank you.


3 posted on 08/01/2012 8:32:47 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: Dysart

Wow very cool!


4 posted on 08/01/2012 8:34:39 PM PDT by Empireoftheatom48 (Let's get the hell rid of Zero)
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To: Dysart

Extremely cool. Especially since he had to the good sense to join the NAVY!


5 posted on 08/01/2012 8:37:23 PM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: Dysart

He did good during WWII, but wasn’t this the same guy who died a few years ago at age 76 and late in life called himself “Willy Hitler” and said his uncle Adolf wasn’t such a bad guy but was misunderstood and there really is a Jewish cabal to control world communications & finance and I can’t help it if I stand with my arms folded and my feet spread just like Uncle Adolf and speak with a German accent I never had before and....

That one?


6 posted on 08/01/2012 8:52:47 PM PDT by elcid1970 (Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind. Deus vult!)
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To: Dysart

Are we to believe he didn’t change his name? Why that’s like having the name Hussein and being the POtUS.


7 posted on 08/01/2012 9:00:29 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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8 posted on 08/01/2012 9:03:39 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: luvbach1

He changed it to Stuart-Houston. He knew Hitler might reel in some sideways glances I reckon.


9 posted on 08/01/2012 9:06:14 PM PDT by Dysart (You didn't post that. Someone else made that happen.)
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To: Dysart

Werner Goering, a nephew of Hermann Goering, was a pilot for the USAAF in WWII and flew many bombing raids over Germany. He was born in Salt Lake City so his parents may have been Mormons who immigrated from Germany.


10 posted on 08/01/2012 9:08:37 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: elcid1970
Those tidbits I'm not familiar with...The History Channel did a feature on him abt 6 years ago, but I missed it.

One glaring detail for me is that he started and ran a blood lab out of his house! I know a thing or two about the business of healthcare operations , state/local scrutiny and standards, and I know it was another era, but still, the very idea is hysterical.

Here's some more from the NY Crimes from a few years back:

Three Quiet Brothers on Long Island, All of Them Related to Hitler

11 posted on 08/01/2012 9:15:08 PM PDT by Dysart (You didn't post that. Someone else made that happen.)
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To: Verginius Rufus
Werner Goering, a nephew of Hermann Goering, was a pilot for the USAAF in WWII and flew many bombing raids over Germany. He was born in Salt Lake City so his parents may have been Mormons who immigrated from Germany.

That's a fun fact. Thanks.

12 posted on 08/01/2012 9:19:11 PM PDT by Dysart (You didn't post that. Someone else made that happen.)
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To: Dysart

Who knew Adolf Hitler had great-nephews living in Patchogue, Long Island ?


13 posted on 08/01/2012 9:30:13 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: Dysart

Thank you for sharing this excellent article. It is proof of the existence of goodness and faith in God in times of great turmoil. Everyone should read this man’s letter completely.

Your posting this led me on a long journey researching the details of the Munich Agreement where Neville Chamberlain appeased Hitler by giving him the Sudeten-Land of Czechoslovakia. I highly recommend that everyone read this bit of history as the parallels between Czechoslovakia in 1938 and Israel today, with Obama being the current day Chamberlain are very thought provoking.

History appears to be destined to repeat itself. Hopefully, by the Grace of God, repetition will be avoided. According to prophesy, I fear that Divine Will will lead us down the same road for a period of time. Hang on to your hat as the weather ahead appears to becoming a bit windy!

On the other hand, maybe it’s just time to get rid of the old wine skin and the old garment to make room for the new! Like birthing pains, the end result will be fabulous.


14 posted on 08/01/2012 9:33:30 PM PDT by tired&retired
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To: PGR88
Who knew Adolf Hitler had great-nephews living in Patchogue, Long Island ?

Adolph probably had a summer place on Martha's Vineyard.

15 posted on 08/01/2012 9:35:31 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: PGR88

This great man left Germany and warned both France and England of Hitler’s plans to invade. Shame the warnings fell upon deaf ears!


16 posted on 08/01/2012 9:36:27 PM PDT by tired&retired
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To: Dysart

Thanks for posting. Very interesting.


17 posted on 08/01/2012 9:46:08 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The NRA did not create James "The Joker" Holmes. Harvey Weinstein's Hollywood did.)
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To: Dysart

Not quite in the same league, but Admiral Doenitz’s nephew farmed in western Champaign County in Illinois until a few years ago.


18 posted on 08/02/2012 12:50:17 AM PDT by Western Phil
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To: Dysart

Not quite in the same league, but Admiral Doenitz’s nephew farmed in western Champaign County in Illinois until a few years ago.


19 posted on 08/02/2012 12:50:17 AM PDT by Western Phil
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To: Verginius Rufus
Werner Goering, a nephew of Hermann Goering, was a pilot for the USAAF in WWII and flew many bombing raids over Germany. He was born in Salt Lake City so his parents may have been Mormons who immigrated from Germany.

http://www.commandposts.com/2012/03/we-have-a-pilot-we-don%E2%80%99t-trust-we-want-you-to-shoot-him-dead/

Having been born in Salt Lake, he would have been eligible to have been elected the first Mormon president. LOL!

20 posted on 08/02/2012 1:11:02 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: tired&retired
with Obama being the current day Chamberlain

I beg to differ. Chamberlain was an honorable, if incompetent, man. Obama is a, fortunately incompetent, traitor.

21 posted on 08/02/2012 1:22:49 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: cynwoody

Actually, Chamberlain did much to prepare Britain for war. Contrary to popular belief, he knew war was coming and geared up British industry to prepare itself for war production and also pushed a bill through allowing peacetime conscription for the first time in British history (in the face of strong opposition). He knew Britain wasn’t ready for war in 1938, and he delayed it until September 1939, when Britain STILL wasn’t ready, but probably more ready than it had been...


22 posted on 08/02/2012 2:12:49 AM PDT by sinsofsolarempirefan
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To: cynwoody

Point well taken and agreed.


23 posted on 08/02/2012 2:16:46 AM PDT by tired&retired
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To: sinsofsolarempirefan

“Actually, Chamberlain did much to prepare Britain for war. Contrary to popular belief, he knew war was coming and geared up British industry to prepare itself for war production and also pushed a bill through allowing peacetime conscription for the first time in British history (in the face of strong opposition). He knew Britain wasn’t ready for war in 1938, and he delayed it until September 1939, when Britain STILL wasn’t ready, but probably more ready than it had been...”

Very true. It’s interesting to note how much more capable the UK was in 1939 than the US was.

In 1939 when WW2 started, the total US army was 200,000 strong, the British army had 428,000. The US figure was still 200,000 on July 1st 1940, but by July 1st 1941 it had jumped to 1.31m.

When the war began the US Army Air Corps had 22,000 personnel, 22 serviceable heavy bombers, 700 very obelete light/medium bombers and 500 very obselete fighters. By comparison the RAF had 175,000 personnel, 135 squadrons (74 Bomber, 27 Fighter, 12 Army co-operation, 17 Reconnaissance, 4 Torpedo-bomber and 1 Communications). In addition to this, the Auxiliary Air Force comprised 19 squadrons (3 Bomber, 11 Fighter, 2 Army co-operation and 3 Reconnaissance). By December 1941 the US has 288 heavy bombers, 1100 light/medium bombers (plus 400 obselete) and 1600 fighters plus 500 obselete.

So there was absolutely no chance of the US joining the war when it began in 1939 because they had nothing to fight with but they used the delay between the war starting and them joining in the same way Chamberlain did with his bit of paper - they bought time and built weapons.


24 posted on 08/02/2012 3:49:16 AM PDT by Caulkhead
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To: Dysart

The famous, though likely apocryphal, story is that when he showed up at the Navy recruiting station in Times Square, the Chief asked him his name, and when he replied “Hitler”, the recruiter replied, “Glad to meet ya, mine name’s Hess.”


25 posted on 08/02/2012 3:52:20 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (The Democratic Party strongly supports full civil rights for necro-Americans!)
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To: Dysart
Fascinating history.

"Dear uncle Hitler, YOU SUCK!..."

Pity how he took over and runs the democrat party.

26 posted on 08/02/2012 4:52:57 AM PDT by Caipirabob (I say we take off and Newt the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure...)
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To: Caulkhead; sinsofsolarempirefan
“Actually, Chamberlain did much to prepare Britain for war. Contrary to popular belief, he knew war was coming and geared up British industry

Thank you both for that info. I absolutely hate it when something I "believe" turns out to be wrong. Whats worse is that it is because of lazyness, it is an ignorance that could be easily fixed on my part.

I've learned more about history on FR than I did through decades of schooling.

27 posted on 08/02/2012 5:26:02 AM PDT by Paradox (I want Obama defeated. Period.)
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To: Paradox

My pleasure. Unfortunately Chamberlain did what was necessary but it looked like appeasement and his reputation has paid the price since and of course he was always going to come off second to Churchill’s charisma.


28 posted on 08/02/2012 6:50:02 AM PDT by Caulkhead
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To: Paradox

People also forget that Chamberlain had to contend with public opinion (which was very pro-appeasement) and also to opposition to war from the Dominions. The Canadian Prime Minister, Mackenzie King, told Chamberlain on several occasions during the 1930s that if he ever declared war on Hitler, Canada would remain neutral. He only made it clear to Chamberlain that he would support Britain in a war against Germany in August 1939 when he started to mobilise the Canadian military in preparation for a conflict.
Chamberlain gets a very bum rap as the poster child for appeasement when the fact of the matter is he didn’t really have any choice due to Britain’s military weakness (which he was doing his best to correct) public opinion and the opposition within the Empire.
He did nevertheless, do his best to prepare for the war that became increasingly inevitable, and was the man who in the end was the first world leader to finally stand up to Hitler and declare war on him on September 3rd 1939, later followed by the rest of the Empire and France.


29 posted on 08/02/2012 10:35:43 AM PDT by sinsofsolarempirefan
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets
There was a story of a man in the US Army in WWII who had the name Hitler. When he was told he ought to change his name, his reply was, "Let the other guy change his name!"

It's probably apocryphal.

30 posted on 08/02/2012 8:33:58 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Verginius Rufus

Hitler’s patronymic grandfather was named Johann Georg Hiedler (whether or not he was Alois Hitler’s biological father). Hitler’s father, wrote his name as Alois Hitler. Since Hiedler is a fairly common German family name, his father did a lot of people a favor.


31 posted on 08/03/2012 3:26:48 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (The Democratic Party strongly supports full civil rights for necro-Americans!)
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