Rauschning Herman (Rauschning)( Political leader of National Socialism, a writer.)
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Rauschning, Herman (Rauschning) (1887-1982), politician of national socialism, writer. Born August 7, 1887 in Thorne, Zap. Prussia (now Torun, Poland). Son personnel officer from an old Junker kind. He studied at the Cadet Corps in Potsdam and Berlin - Lichterfeld. Was engaged in music, studying the world and Germany's history in Munich and Berlin. During the 1-st World War II he served in the infantry with the rank of lieutenant, was wounded in battle.
After the war, he settled in Danzig, led Germanskoe Cultural Society in Poland. In 1932 joined the Nazi Party and soon became the closest adviser to Hitler.
May 28, 1932 after the elections in the Danzig Senate, where the Nazis had an absolute majority, Hitler was appointed president of the Danzig Senate Rauschning. This appointment led to dull irritation at many "old men", who themselves claim to such political positions. Rauschning vilified as an upstart, who joined the Hitler when he was already on top of the political success. August 5, 1933 Rauschning, after talks with Polish Foreign Minister Jozef Beck, signed a contract with the Polish government on the special status of Danzig and the future Germanic-Polish relations. Dantzig passed under the jurisdiction of the League of Nations, to which Hitler vilipend. Through a Danzig Nazi policies Rauschning, however, less than a year turned sharply away from National Socialism and in 1936 he emigrated first to Switzerland and then to England.
. In his books Rauschning consistently exposed the ruthless nature of Hitler and Nazism
. He wrote the book belong: "The revolution of nihilism" (1939), "The Call of destruction" (1940), "Conservative Revolution, 'Says Hitler" (1941), "The Beast from the Abyss" (1940), "Time of Grace" (1946). His name was entered in the Sonderfahndungsliste - special investigative "black list" of Heinrich Himmler in the UK, which included the names of not only British, but also people of other nationalities that were to be immediately arrested by the Gestapo. Since 1948 Rauschning lived in the United States, in Gaston, Oregon, and engaged in farming.