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I just saw a movie last night based on this novel and another novel that surrounds the same events. Powerful stuff.

Anyone read the book? Would you suggest it?

I've only seen the movie and the History Channel's pieces on it. I would think the book would be right up your alley drago,

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YES! downfall. I forgot the title. I coudlnt' believe how well done it was. It really makes me want to research Heinrich Himmler, and Eva Braun (spelling?). One thing i wish the movie would have spoke of, although the man was already captured, was Rudolf Hess. With all the backstabbing, and claims of treason, you'd think Hess' name would have been brought up a few times.

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He lost his mind at the beginning.

I don't think so at all. I think his ideas were ridiculous, but he put them together in such a way that he made the sheep follow the shepard.

He lost his mind at the end because he started to take over the military tactics, and was always under the impression that he had more soldiers than actually existed. I'm interested to know if he really thougt that the Germans that remaind alive were the weak, and the ones that had died earlier were the strong. Sort of reverse darwinism.

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I don't think so at all. I think his ideas were ridiculous, but he put them together in such a way that he made the sheep follow the shepard.

He lost his mind at the end because he started to take over the military tactics, and was always under the impression that he had more soldiers than actually existed. I'm interested to know if he really thougt that the Germans that remaind alive were the weak, and the ones that had died earlier were the strong. Sort of reverse darwinism.

Economically he was right on. He took a post WWI battered Germany which had NO Army, Navy nor Air Force , which owed millions of dollars to the victors and turned it (Germany) into a world power within 8 years. That's one hell of an accomplishment.

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Economically he was right on. He took a post WWI battered Germany which had NO Army, Navy nor Air Force , which owed millions of dollars to the victors and turned it (Germany) into a world power within 8 years. That's one hell of an accomplishment.

and how many people did he murder to do it??

Ummm when you are talking about economic turnaround, he'd be the last

person i would ask.

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I'm interested to know if he really thougt that the Germans that remaind alive were the weak, and the ones that had died earlier were the strong. Sort of reverse darwinism.

Interesting. I never gave it much thought. I don't think he really believed all that 'Aryan superman' crap. I think it was just an ideology he expropriated because he felt it was practical in creating a nation of maniacal robots who would help him conquer the world.

Himmler was the one into all that pseudo-science master race sh*t. And he was a skinny, fragile, sickly man.

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I don't think so at all. I think his ideas were ridiculous, but he put them together in such a way that he made the sheep follow the shepard.

He lost his mind at the end because he started to take over the military tactics, and was always under the impression that he had more soldiers than actually existed. I'm interested to know if he really thougt that the Germans that remaind alive were the weak, and the ones that had died earlier were the strong. Sort of reverse darwinism.

A lot of his military mistakes were also due to poor intel. He was told by his top generals that the Russians were a poorly motivated bunch and that the US was not a military force to worry about, that they were only capable of producing fridges and razor blades...not tanks and planes.

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and how many people did he murder to do it??

Ummm when you are talking about economic turnaround, he'd be the last

person i would ask.

And you'd be wrong. You need to study German history between Von Hindenburg regime and 1939. You might learn something. ;)

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any time a country goes to war its economy becomes stronger and it becomes militarily stronger.

I don't dig Hitler's ideas in general. He was always slightly nuts, and it got worse when he was in power.

Hello, this was prewar. Look it up.

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YES! downfall. I forgot the title. I coudlnt' believe how well done it was. It really makes me want to research Heinrich Himmler, and Eva Braun (spelling?). One thing i wish the movie would have spoke of, although the man was already captured, was Rudolf Hess. With all the backstabbing, and claims of treason, you'd think Hess' name would have been brought up a few times.

how creepy was Little Joe's family? Goebbels wife murdered her own kids with the pellets

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how creepy was Little Joe's family? Goebbels wife murdered her own kids with the pellets

those were probably the craziest people in that whole bunker. "i can't live without national socialism. what will become of the world?"

It honestly made me sick listening to her and her husband speak. THey were both f'in robot sheep. Terrible people.

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Economically he was right on. He took a post WWI battered Germany which had NO Army, Navy nor Air Force , which owed millions of dollars to the victors and turned it (Germany) into a world power within 8 years. That's one hell of an accomplishment.

Imagine what he could have done with an ailing foootball franchise

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Its flawed but there is a school of thought that says wartime brings prosperity so I dont think he pulled it out of his hat.

And thai is correct, germany was in economic ruins it is amazing how much changed by 1938ish

The only way that applies is when there is a huge military build up, such as in WWII, when weapons and supplies were needed in huge supply on relatively short notice. As a result, many new jobs were created in order to meet the demand. Nowadays, there is stockpile of weapons and supplies so their production is run of the mill and does not result in a spike in hiring. Specific suppliers and service providers have profited nicely from Iraq (Haliburton), but the economy as a whole has been trashed by the huge government debt that has piled up.

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The only way that applies is when there is a huge military build up, such as in WWII, when weapons and supplies were needed in huge supply on relatively short notice. As a result, many new jobs were created in order to meet the demand. Nowadays, there is stockpile of weapons and supplies so their production is run of the mill and does not result in a spike in hiring. Specific suppliers and service providers have profited nicely from Iraq (Haliburton), but the economy as a whole has been trashed by the huge government debt that has piled up.

Your preaching to the choir!

I was just defending that dude and his statement that war brings prosperity. You heard it too havent you?

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