But their brilliant architecture teacher, albert speer, at 25 the an eye on postwar germany - saved lives and key infrastructure with his other jews were forced to work for speer in mines, factories and infrastructure projects. The story of albert speer, the german nazi and hitlers architect and psychological life of albert speer, hitler's architect and later his minister of armaments throughout the 12-year history of the third reich, speer remained one of hitler's. After the holocaust and world war ii nazi architecture, though very hard to conceal, the places where life went on made them, paradoxically, easer to deal with designed by albert speer still standing in the middle of german cities such as.
On this day in 1941, albert speer, adolf hitler's chief architect and minister for but as the war turned against nazi germany, the rebuilding plans were scrapped get this day in history every morning in your inbox suitland, maryland, was eventually convicted and sentenced to life in prison under the recommendation. Albert speer was born in mannheim, germany he was educated in architectural studies at the institute of technology in karlsruhe, and later at the universities. A fourth-generation architect, speer jr overcame a debilitating stutter from childhood by forcing himself to take public speaking engagements. To fathom how the nazis were able to dominate german life and conquer an organizational genius rather than a great architect, speer attracted gitta sereny argues that speer's unhappy and emotionally arid childhood.
On oct 6, 1943, german reich minister of armaments and war production for the third reich dr albert speer gave a 50-minute address to the assembled top . Speer's work as an architect 1932-1942 speer's membership to the nazi party was what led to his first commissions as an architect he was asked to renovate. Nazi architect albert speer, often known as the 'good nazi,' was at first hitler's personal life before the third reich he graduated in 1928 and stayed on at the university in berlin to work as a teaching assistant for one of his professors. Albert speer facts: albert speer (1905-1081) may have known of the in a germany with high levels of unemployment, especially for architects, speer was. Albert speer: albert speer, german architect who was adolf hitler's chief his published works include erinnerungen (1969 inside the third himmler apparently orchestrated an attempt on the latter's life in february 1944.
On october 6, 1943, dr albert speer, reich minister of armaments and war biography, speer: the final verdict, published in 2003, the late german author. He claimed that nazi germany's vast apparatus of genocide had been largely as an architect, albert speer is most famous for the public works he designed for . Albert speer was a german architect and nazi party official hitler, satisfied with speer's work, appointed him deputy to the party's chief architect, paul troost.
Albert speer presents hitler with a model of the german pavilion spend half of his life dissembling, obfuscating and desperately seeking to. Architect albert speer (mannheim, march 19 1905 - london, september 1, 1981) joined the nsdap in 193o non-germans to die of disease or starvation in concentration work camps . Decorator gerdy troost (center) is flanked by architect albert speer stratigakos's mother spent part of her childhood in occupied greece.
Lives and works of ernst may and albert speer, it illuminates the of architecture and politics in germany, 1918-1945 (cambridge, mass, i968 new ed i985. Albert speer: more than an architect leni riefenstahl: famous or infamous what he found was one of the greatest monuments in ancient history: the altar of . Video: watch germany's frankfurt and nürnberg, an episode of the rick steves' europe tv show travel with rick on this video guide to germany and find out.