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A lunatic Chaplin imitator
and his greatest fans

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First as tragedy
Then as farce

Heinrich Himmler (1900–1945) was the head of the Waffen-SS and had overall control of the Nazi Concentration camps.

Early Life[edit]

World War Two[edit]

The Holocaust[edit]

Loyal Heinrich[edit]

Recognising that the War was lost, Himmler attempted to engage in peace talks with the Allies without the permission of Hitler. This included a meeting with a Swedish representative of the World Jewish Congress, where Himmler had the audacity to claim that Auschwitz had a high survival rate. He also embarked on negotiations with the leader of the Swedish Red Cross, in which Himmler described himself as the soon-to-be leader of Germany.

On the 28 April, news of Himmler's negotiation attempts were leaked to the BBC. Hitler was enraged at this and stripped Himmler of all his ranks and ordered his arrest. Himmler's representative in Berlin, Hermann Fegelein, was executed the next day.


Himmler used the fake identity 'Heinrich Hitzinger' in an attempted to evade the Allies, but was picked up by the British Army. He quickly admitted who he really was and bite into a Cyanide capsule during a medical examination.

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