Between World Wars, Gay Society Flourished In Berlin

Between World Wars, Gay Society Flourished In Berlin

GROSS:. Rohm had been assassinated – pardon my German (laughter).

BEACHY: No, never.

GROSS: Pardon my pronunciation. As he had been assassinated, Heinrich Himmler took over enforcement for the law that is anti-gay. And things got actually bad then.

BEACHY: Right, and Himmler and Rohm had been sworn enemies. Himmler was mind associated with the other Nazi militia – smaller company, the SS – more ideological, more elite and also at minimum in the very early several years of the motion, maybe not almost as effective – also formed much later. (mehr …)