The death of Fritz Todt
8th February 1942: An eye-witness account of the plane crash which killed Hitler's Armaments Minister suggests that it was not foul play
Fritz Todt, Reich Minister for Armaments and Munitions, died in an aircraft crash at Hitler’s ‘Wolfs Lair’ HQ on the Eastern front on 8th February. A long standing member of the Nazi Party, Todt had been trusted by Hitler in a series of military-industrial posts. The ‘Todt Organisation’ had been responsible for using forced…
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