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Fritz Sauckel, German Soldier ( October 27, 1894 - October 16, 1946 )

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As I, as a worker, came to know them, the aims of German trade unions were political, and there were a number of various trade unions with varied political views.~Fritz Sauckel


Political Know Trade

I did that all the more, if I may say so, because I was aware of the fact that there is an inclination to go to extremes in German people, and in the German character generally.~Fritz Sauckel


Character May People

Although as a sailor I despised politics - for I loved my sailor's life and still love it today - conditions forced me to take up a definite attitude towards political problems.~Fritz Sauckel


Life Love Attitude

I could not have the honour of being a German soldier because of my imprisonment in the First World War. And in this world war the Fuehrer refuses to allow me to serve as a soldier.~Fritz Sauckel


War World Me

I had to examine myself very thoroughly to find the right path personally.~Fritz Sauckel


Myself Path Find

As a cabin boy on a Norwegian sailing ship I earned five kronen a week in addition to my keep.~Fritz Sauckel


Week Sailing Ship

As regards personal relationships I cannot say that I had any particularly personal intercourse with anyone.~Fritz Sauckel


Relationships Personal Say

At that time we were very definitely told that under no circumstances should there be any secret chapters or any other secrecy in the life of the Party, but that everything should be done publicly.~Fritz Sauckel


Life Time Party

I am very proud of the fact that many workers in my Gau, numerous former Communists and Social Democrats were won over by us and became local group leaders and Party functionaries.~Fritz Sauckel


I Am Proud Party

I attended the elementary school at Schweinfurt and the secondary school.~Fritz Sauckel


School Elementary School

I became Gauleiter in 1927.~Fritz Sauckel


Became

I had repeatedly made written requests to the Fuehrer that I might be allowed to join the Wehrmacht as an ordinary soldier. He refused to give me this permission.~Fritz Sauckel


Me Soldier Permission

I joined the Party definitely in 1923 after having already been in sympathy with it before.~Fritz Sauckel


Sympathy Party Before

I was elected to the Diet in the same way as at every parliamentary election.~Fritz Sauckel


Election Diet Way

I was member of the Diet as long as it existed, until May 1933.~Fritz Sauckel


May Long Diet

I was never informed in advance about the start of the war or about foreign political developments.~Fritz Sauckel


War Political Start

In my Gau, as far as I know, only Communists who had actually worked against the State were arrested.~Fritz Sauckel


Know Far Against

It so happened that I was on a German sailing vessel on the way to Australia when the ship was captured, and on the high seas I was made prisoner by the French.~Fritz Sauckel


Sailing Ship Australia

Many years before I had left a beautiful country and a rich nation and I returned to that country six years later to find it fundamentally changed and in a state of upheaval, and in great spiritual and material need.~Fritz Sauckel


Beautiful Spiritual Great

My connection with the Reich Ministers was of a purely official nature and was very infrequent.~Fritz Sauckel


Nature Connection Very

One day I heard a speech of Hitler. In this speech he said that the German factory worker and the German labourer must make common cause with the German intellectual worker.~Fritz Sauckel


Day Speech Intellectual

The citizen parties, by an absolute majority, elected a National Socialist Government.~Fritz Sauckel


Government Citizen

The controversies between the proletariat and the middle class had to be smoothed out and bridged over by each getting to know and understand the other.~Fritz Sauckel


Know Class Understand

The Diet was dissolved by a Reich Government decree.~Fritz Sauckel


Government Diet Decree

The dissolution of the trade unions was in the air then.~Fritz Sauckel


Air Trade Unions

Through the Young Men's Christian Association and principally in Australia and North America, as well as in South America, I came into contact with families of these countries.~Fritz Sauckel


Men America Young