Johann von Leers (Leers)( Nazi propagandist, journalist, an outspoken anti-Semite)
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Biography Johann von Leers (Leers)
Leers, Johann von (Leers), the Nazi propagandist, journalist, an outspoken anti-Semite. Born January 25, 1902 in Vittlyubbe, Mecklenburg. He studied law in Berlin, Kiel and Rostock, the short time he worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 1929, von Leers on the recommendation of Goebbels joined the Nazi Party. He was commissioned to prepare promotional materials for the party. From under his sprightly pen out numerous books and pamphlets on the history of National Socialism, on the origin and race, as well as articles, branding the Weimar Republic, which he called "Jewish republic" (Judenrepublik).
. In 1933 he published the book "The Jews are looking at you", which is dedicated to "the gallant, loyal and fearless Julius Streicher"
. In this book were placed photos of Albert Einstein, Emil Ludwig and Lion Feuchtwanger, under the headline: "It is not hanged!"
During the 2-nd World War, von Leers devoted himself entirely to anti-Jewish theme. He wrote: "The Jews - are political killers and thieves creeping, which penetrate the governments of other nations and toppled them from the inside to the Jewish world could establish their bloody regime of Bolshevism."
. At the end of the war, von Leers escaped to Italy and then, in 1950, in Argentina
. In the mid 50-ies. He turned up in Cairo, which has established contacts with Arab Islamists and converted to Islam, while continuing their anti-Jewish activities: "I do not believe in the greatness of death. But what I liked about Hitler, is the fact that he fought against the Jews and destroyed many of them. "