Hitler family Hitler's father Alois Hitler Sr. Alois was brought up in the family of Hiedler's brother, Johann Nepomuk Hiedler. Three of Hitler's siblings—Gustav, Ida, and Otto—died in infancy. Hitler attended Volksschule a state-owned school in nearby Fischlham.
There was a problem adding your email address. Langer in his introduction. A psychoanalyst, he had been working with the U.
Office of Strategic Services, the war intelligence agency, and it was at that time that General ""Wild Bill"" Donovan, OSS chief, requested a psychological profile of the Nazi Fuhrer -- ""the things that make him tick,"" Thus Langer ""became a psychological bedfellow to Adolph Hitler.
It is, quite simply, a startlingly accurate predictive analysis of the Hitler personality and a pioneering work in what has now come to be called psychohistory. Using secondary sources as well as interview data gleaned from informants and captured aliens, Langer pieced together the Hitler we have come to certify over the past quarter of a century, a complex Hitler who was more than ""the crazy paperhanger depicted in popular prints"" around the time of Munich.
Hitler was, writes Langer ina hairline schizophrenic, probably a sexual impotent and certainly masochistic, a man with conflicting role models as a child he hated his father and had Oedipal impulses toward his motheran insecure and uncertain leader who exhibited ""all the earmarks of a reaction formation that has been created unconsciously as a compensation and cover-up for deep-lying tendencies that he despises,"" a character marked by psychological projection, perversion, and fear of contamination.
All of this seems rather tame stuff today; but at the time it was revelatory.
Langer, who is now retired, has no illusions about the influence of his report on American war strategy -- ""I like to believe that at least some of our top policy makers gave it more than a passing glance,"" but ""I am afraid that it came too late.
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The Mind of Adolf Hitler:The Secret Wartime Report, published in by Martin Secker & Warburg Limited is based on, and contains as its core, a World War II report by psychoanalyst Walter C. Langer which probed the psychology of Adolf Hitler from the available information. For an exploration of the meanings and consequences of Hitler's fantasy that he was part Jewish, see Waite, Robert G.
L., “Adolf Hitler's Guilt Feelings: A Problem in History and Psychology,” Journal of Interdisciplinary History, I, no. 2 (Winter ), – It was sometime in the spring of , as nearly as I can now recall, that it happened,"" reminisces Dr. Langer in his introduction. A psychoanalyst, he had been working with the U.S.
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An excerpt from the book The Mind of Adolf Hitler The Secret Wartime Report by Walter C. Langer. Basic Books Inc. - , hard cover.