Saturday, October 22, 2011

Hitler's Mountain Home in Homes and Gardens, November, 1938

The Bieganski stereotype rests on concepts of peasants as inferior and ideas of educated, rich, elites as superior. In the pre-war era, American Scientific Racism inspired Nazism. In the post-war era, film gave us Sexy Nazis.

And Hitler certainly had very impressive decor.

Issue of Homes and Gardens, November, 1938 (the time of Kristallnacht) 

You can see this article celebrating Hitler's Mountain Home in greater detail here

Interior of Berlin Synagogue after Kristallnacht, November, 1938, when the above article was published. 


  1. Kind of looks like some of the mountain homes you see in the US, Vail, the Poconos?

    A GI I know who was stationed in Hitler's Nuremberg (I think-some place in the south, down near Austria) apt. noted that the guy had expensive tastes. But most elites are like that.

    His stationery, which the GI sent me a copy of, was incredibly plain, but then that was probably for popular consumption, not personal consumption.


  2. Maybe it was Munich.



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