Was Hitler Ill?

Was Hitler Ill?

A Final Diagnosis

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Four months after the end of the war, Hitler's personal physician Theo Morell stated to his fellow prisoner Karl Brandt: ?In fact, Hitler was never sick.' Brandt, who had been responsible for the ?euthanasia? killings and was thus deeply implicated in the crimes of the Nazi regime, disagreed. He claimed that Morell had ?pumped the F#65533;hrer full of drugs? and was now merely attempting to justify his actions. In his opinion, Morell had turned Hitler into a physical wreck.

The image of a decrepit and drug-dependent psychopath in the Reich Chancellery bunker is one of the most enduring myths about Hitler. It provides a simple explanation for his actions: who but a sick man could have ordered the killing of millions of people? Hans-Joachim Neumann and Henrik Eberle study this question and seek answers in the detailed notes and diaries left by Morell, in medical reports, pharmacological analyses and interviews with eye witnesses. Their conclusions are clear and definitive.
Publisher: Cambridge, [England] ; Malden, Mass. : Polity Press, c2013.
Edition: English ed.
ISBN: 9780745652221
Characteristics: xi, 244 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Eberle, Henrik 1970-


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Nov 16, 2015

Parkinson's, possible cardiac problems, questionable drug prescription/use, extreme stress with little or no counselling for his anxiety. sexually inadequate/unsatisfied/ambiguous? sounds healthy to you?

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