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Ernst Rohm The Gay Nazi
Ernst Rohm The Gay Nazi
Born November 28th 1887 in Munich Germany was Ernst Julius Rohm to Emile and Julius Rohm his proud parents. A native of Munich Ernst served as an Oberleutnant (1st Lieutenant) with the 13th infantry regiment in the Bavarian army at the beginning of the first world war.
In September of 1914 in Lorraine, France, Ernst was severely wounded to his face, he would carry the scars throughout his lifetime, and it was some time later he was promoted to Hauptman (Captain).
When the first world war ended in 1918 some bitter hard four years later with countless losses on both sides the allies won and the Germans were defeated, Ernst returned home to Munich where upon he joined the Freikorps, which was one of the many private militias formed in Munich to combat the communism insurgent that had gained such strong support.
Ernst became a well known man almost a legend in Munich at that time for keeping the communists in their places, He then met Adolf Hitler in 1919 where they became political allies and close friends. Hitler regarded Rohm as one of his best friends allowing him to address him as ‘Adolf’ rather than ‘Mein Fuhrer’ as every one else did.
In 1920 Ernst joined the National Socialist German Workers Party or (NSDAP) where he helped organize the sturmabeitilung (SA) which was a political army mainly used for protecting party leadership and battling opponents such as the communist red front and was also used to terrorize Jews.
Rohm had now become one of the main heads of the party second only to Hitler himself but with one flaw, which would be the weakness that many jealous members in the party would use against him that ended in a dreadful betrayal.
Ernst Rohm was homosexual, he liked young men and preferred them to be aryan mainly blonde and blue eyes this was an unfavorable flaw and was strongly disliked by certain other Nazi members who were jealous and yet afraid of Rohms close friendship with Hitler and strongly wanted him out of the way, they tried always to get rid of Ernst but each time Adolf dismissed the tales he was told until a cleverly forged document was handed to Hitler.
In 1933 Adolf Hitler was elected chancellor of Germany therefore opening a dark chapter in history that would alter the future for generations to come.
One year on from this in 1934 events occurred that would lead to the betrayal and untimely demise of Rohm and seal the fate for many others, A forged document was presented to Hitler stating that Rohm was involved in a revolt against the nazi party and also named his co conspirators also in the SA, it also stated that the revolt was funded and planned by France.
This document that had been presented to Hitler depicting Rohms alleged involvement in this revolt caused Hitler to plan his arrest.
Rohm and several other SA men had gone to the spa on the lake in bad weisee and in the early hours Hitler along with the gestapo raided it, Rohm was taken to prison the rest of the men in the spa were executed. In the prison where Rohm was detained he was offered the chance to take his own life by Hitler to which Rohm refused and was executed by two SS officers in his cell.
Later on the SA was merged into the SS and Gestapo which were the secret police.