In 1937 hitler’s architect albert speer was given the task of transforming berlin from the sprawling metropolis that it was into germania, the gleaming new capital of a greater german ‘world empire’, the centrepiece of the civilised world. Early years speer was born in mannheim, germany, into a wealthy middle class familyhe was the second of three sons of albert and luise speer in 1918, the family moved permanently to their summer home, schloss-wolfsbrunnenweg, in heidelberg  according to henry t king, deputy prosecutor at nuremberg who later wrote a book about speer, love and warmth were lacking in the household of. Albert speer was born on march 19, 1905 in mannheim, baden-württemberg, germany as berthold konrad hermann albert speer he is known for his work on wie aus der ferne (2013), inside the third reich (1982) and the memory of justice (1976) he was married to margarethe weber. Berthold konrad hermann albert speer ([ipa: albɛɐt ʃpeːɐ] 19 march 1905 – 1 september 1981) was an architect and a nazi politician, who served as germany's minister of armaments from 1942 to 1945 speer claimed in his memoirs that he visited adolf hitler in the bunker on 22 april 1945, shortly. Find great deals on ebay for albert speer shop with confidence.
Albert speer, a nazi official and adolf hitler’s chief architect was born in mannheim, baden, germany on march 19, 1905 speer’s father was an architect too and he adopted the profession just to please his father leaving mathematics, profession of his own choice. Speer and hitler can be seen in the far right hand image discussing blueprints) the outbreak of war 1939-1945 germany’s declaration of war in 1939 caused a temporary halt that was lifted by hitler himself by the summer of 1940. Albert speer was born to an affluent mannheim family in 1905 like his father and grandfather before him, speer studied architecture, however on graduating he remained at university as a lecturer as a young man, speer lacked much interest in politics but by 1930 he had become fascinated by the. Option 21: albert speer 1905-1981 principal focus: through the study of albert speer, students gain an understanding of the role of this personality in a period of national or international history.
The candor and lies of nazi officer albert speer the minister of armaments was happy to tell his captors about the war machine he had built but it was a different story when he was asked about. Albert speer early years: albert speer was born in 1905 in the city of mannheim located in the state of baden-wurttemberg in germany albert had been raised in the small township of heidelberg he was the second of three boys. Albert speer, an individual of much controversy and debate his childhood was crucial in the development of his apolitical attitudes and sense of social superiority which strongly influenced his role in the nazi party.
Berlin, germany — one of germany’s most prominent architects and urban planners of the post-war period, albert speer junior, has died aged 83, local media reported sunday his death late. Albert speer the international military tribunal trials at nuremberg [nuernberg] in 1946 charged the defendants with four crimes count one charged all of the defendants with being leaders. One thought on “ albert speer residence & martin bormann’s gutshof in berchtesgaden germany ” barbara schrader on may 24, 2016 at 23:42 said: back in the late 60’s and early 70’s i snow skied there in the winter.
Berlin (ap) - albert speer jr, the son of adolf hitler's chief architect who had his own accomplished architectural career but struggled to distance himself from his father's legacy, has died. Albert speer, hitler's architect, who became minister of armaments and war production in world war ii, died today at st mary's hospital he was 76 years old mr speer had been taken to the. At the cemetery of heidelberg rests albert speer berthold konrad hermann albert speer march 19, 1905 – september 1, 1981) was a german architect who was, for most of world war ii, minister of armaments and war production for nazi germany.
Albert speer was a german architect who is known in the history as ‘the man who built nazi germany’ and also ‘the nazi who said sorry’ for accepting moral responsibility of the atrocities his nazi party committed. Speer has argued that he advocated the reorganisation of the labour programme to place a greater emphasis on utilisation of german labour in war production in germany and on the use of labour in occupied countries in local production of consumer goods formerly produced in germany.
Albert speer offered himself as the scapegoat for germany's collective guilt on the stand at nuremberg albert speer stood out among the accused as the one good nazi a dedicated servant of the party who, as hitler's minister of wartime production, was the nazis' principle exploiter of forced labor. Albert speer, (born march 19, 1905, mannheim, baden, germany—died september 1, 1981, london, england), german architect who was adolf hitler’s chief architect (1933–45) and minister for armaments and war production (1942–45. Albert speer jr was born in berlin on july 29, 1934, only days before hitler declared himself führer, or leader, of germany albert jr grew up in berchtesgaden, germany, the alpine village used. Describe albert speer’s rise through the ranks of the nazi party when speer began his life in the nazi party, his position was less then glamorous in actuality, as a car owner, his job was to ferry party members back and forth between events.