LEI Robert (Ley)( Reichsleiter, head of the organizational department of the NSDAP and simultaneously the head of Germanskogo labor front)
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Ley, Robert (Ley), (1890-1945), Reichsleiter, head of the organizational department of the NSDAP and simultaneously the head of Germanskogo labor front. Born February 15, 1890 in Niderbreydenbahe. Was among the first members of the NSDAP. Struggling for leadership in the party, he was an opponent of Gregor Strasser and stood on the side of Hitler, who never forgot his loyalty and helped his career. Goebbels, who was hostile to Leia, said: "In order to assess intelligence Leia, just remember that ... He is a specialist on white rabbits. As expected, all of his experiments failed ". In 1928, Leigh was elected to the Prussian Landtag, and in 1930 the Reichstag. From 1931 to 1934 he was Gauleiter of the Rhineland.
Shortly after Hitler came to power headed by Leigh Prussian State Council and attempted to completely subjugate its own. On his way stood Hermann Goering, who would not have rivals in Prussia. May 2, 1933, with the approval of Hitler, Ley has headed the Council of Action for the Protection of German Labor. In his order, the premises were occupied by all the unions and arrested their leaders. After a few days, all labor organizations in Germany were subject to Leia, who became the undisputed dictator at the head Germanskogo labor front.
. "Workers, - he said - your institutions are sacred and inviolable for us, the National Socialists
. I did the son of poor peasants and I know what poverty. I swear to you that we will not only keep everything you have, we will extend the rights of the working man so that he could enter into a new national-socialist state as an equal and respected member of the Nation ". In 1935, Lei said that Nazi Germany was the first state in Europe, where there is no class struggle.
. In 1940 in Munich, published a book Leia "We all help Fuehrer" ( "Wir alle helfen dem Fuehrer").
. October 20, 1945 Leia was indicted by the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg
. Being emotional and very unbalanced, he was troubled. "How do I prepare a defense?" - He asked a prison psychologist Gilbert. "How can I expect to defend against all these crimes, which I did not know? Arrange us along the wall and shoot - you are winners". October 24 Lay was found strangled in his cell. He made a noose out of pieces of towel and tied it to a sewer. In the suicide note he wrote that he could no longer bear the shame.