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happyslug Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-28-09 05:01 PM
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35. If the July 20th plot had NOT occurred, Hitler would have escaped Berlin
Edited on Mon Sep-28-09 05:02 PM by happyslug
But the side affects of the plot and/or his growing Parkinson disease (the involuntary movement of his hands in some of the last video we have of Hitler indicates one or the other) made him face the fact that his life was over. If he was still healthy in April 1945 he could have flown out of Berlin to Bavaria and held out for a time period leading a guerrilla operation and then going to Spain and then to South America. From South America he would have been returned to his speech making and as such we would have heard of him (and generally we would have heard from him).

Remember Hitler was NOT into deep research into any one subject, this is where he differed from Stalin who was into as much data as he could get (And the reason Stalin made the Mistake in 1941 of thinking Hitler would wait till 1942 to attack Russia, for if you looked into the details of any such invasion the Germans would have had more tanks, more men, more fuel, more planes in 1942 then they had in 1941, it made more sense for Hitler to wait then to attack in 1941, but Hitler was NOT a detail man like Stalin and wanted to attack Russia as soon as possible and that was in 1941 NOT 1942).

Given Hitler's view of himself as the most important German ever, his sacrifice of himself in fighting the Russians made sense to him (That he committed Suicide or otherwise died in his bunker was unimportant to this world view of Hitler, he was one with Berlin in the fight against the Russians). Given his rapidly deteriorating health from 1944 onward going some place else to die out of power was unthinkable (Thus if he had left for South America why give the Presidency of the Third Reich to Karl Dnitz? You retain it for your own use). Hitler wanted to die in power and that meant dieing in Berlin, thus he never had any thought of dieing anywhere but Berlin after July 1944. This was true even if it meant the destruction of all of Germany. Thus Hitler died in Berlin, not because anyone said he did, but he would never have left Berlin for that meant he gave up any hope of being in charge of all of Germany and that was the one thing Hitler was NEVER going to give up, even if it meant the destruction of Germany.
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