Photo by World War Two in Pictures Film Inspector

“If anyone reproaches me and asks why I did not resort to the regular courts of justice, then all I can say is this: In this hour I was responsible for the fate of the German people, and thereby I became the supreme judge of the German people.”

Adolf Hitler July 13, 1934

When Hitler rose to power in early 1933, he owed much of his success to the muscle of his Nazi Storm Troopers, the…