Reich or Wrong: Hitler and the Consequences of the Dissolution of Austria-Hungary
“I have sworn my oath of loyalty to only one Emperor”-Georg Ritter Von Trapp (in response to Adolf Hitler)
On the first of April 1922, the last (for now at least) crowned Emperor of Austria and the HOLY ROMAN REICH breathed one final time, and then went forth from the world to the Judgment Throne of his ETERNAL KING. Upon his death, his wife turned to their nine-year old son Otto Von Hapsburg and said, “Your father is now sleeping the eternal sleep- You are now Emperor and King.”
A year to the day later, another Austrian in a Bavarian prison began book which sold over a million copies. It laid the foundations for a plan of Greater Germany, a Third “Reich” which would be based on racial superiority and extermination. In this book the Noble and Catholic House of Hapsburg is mentioned almost 73 times, in tones ranging from derision to outright disgust, claiming that Austria had from the Middle Ages brought ruin and priest-craft upon the German People. The name of this book is Mein Kampf, and its author was Adolf Hitler.
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