Emile MAURICE (Maurice)( Hitler's personal bodyguard, his driver and close friend. Born January 19, 1897 in Vestermure.)
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Maurice, Emil (Maurice), (1897-1945), Hitler's personal bodyguard, his driver and close friend. Born January 19, 1897 in Vestermure. By profession watchmaker. In 1919 joined Germanskuyu Labor Party, and when it was reorganized into the Nazi Party, received a membership card for? 19. In 1920 Maurice joined the unit ordnertruppe created by Ulrich Graf for the protection of Hitler during mass rallies. Over time, Earl and Maurice became known as "the first soldiers SA. Later, Morris became a bodyguard for Hitler.
Maurice was unpopular in the Nazi Party circles: dark, of French origin - he was suspected in the presence of Jewish roots. In the summer of 1924, while in Landsberg prison, Hitler began dictating Maurice first part of "Mein Kampf" (finished work of Rudolf Hess). He was friendly with Hitler's niece Geli Raubal, there were rumors that he specifically hired to play the role of rival Hitler on the eve of her suicide on Sept. 18, 1931. Maurice took an active part in the events of "Night of Long Knives", in particular, was among those killed June 30 by Edmund Hines Bad Viszee. He led the gang that killed his father Bernhard Staempfli, tell too much about Hitler's relationship with Geli Raubal. Maurice had the rank of SS-Oberfц+hrer (Brigadier General). In 1937 he headed the Society of Professional Craftsmen in Munich.