Hitler considered himself (or wished himself) an artist. Had he more success with his paintings in Vienna between the wars, history would have been changed. And I wouldn't be writing this. Hitler was also an author. Whilst his elite followers plundered Europe for their wealth, Hitler actually made most of his money from royalties from Mein Kampf. Mind you, every citizen of the country was *encouraged* to purchase a copy.
USHMM, courtesy of Richard Freimark
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by Peter McGee
German weekly "Zeitungszeugen" magazine will start publishing excerpts from Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" next week, a move that has already caused criticism in Germany, French daily Le Figaro reported on Wednesday.
Peter McGee, the British-born publisher of German paper Zeitungszeugen, which has reproduced excerpts from Nazi newspapers Der Angriff and Völkische Beobachter, said he plans to start publishing excerpts of Hitler's book. The Mein Kampf texts will be published as an insert to magazine, with accompanying comments by historians, Le Figaro said.
"We're not publishing 'Mein Kampf,' we're publishing ... some excerpts of 'Mein Kampf' with some critical commentary," McGee told the Associated Press.