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Discussion in 'Leaders of World War 2' started by Ricky, Mar 20, 2007.

  1. Ricky

    Ricky Well-Known Member

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    ... the guys who founded the Nazi Party?

    If I remember correctly, Hitler was member #7 (or thereabouts) and joined the party after attending a meeting (apparently he was spying on them for the government - or was it the army?).

    So what happened to the guys who actually founded the party? Who were they, and did they just drop out of history altogether?
     
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    Hilter probably bumped them off on his rise to number 1, as is the case in these things like Lenin and Stalin

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    Wikipedia gives some interesting info...

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazi_Party

    founded by Anton Drexler, with help from Gottfried Feder, Dietrich Eckart and Karl Harrer. Hitler was member #55

    Their fates...
    (all from Wikipedia)

    Anton Drexler:

    Gottfried Feder:

    Very involved, and was even the party leader while Hitler was in jail, until -

    Dietrich Eckhart:

    Again, very involved, and a very big influence on Hitler. He was in prison with Hitler, but released due to ill health. And then...

    Karl Harrer:

    No note on his fate...
     

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