The Nazis Of Costa Del Sol

Posted: January 18, 2011 in World War 2
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In a verdant Elviria urbanization the smell of jasmine & honeysuckle hang heavy in the air & an anonymous two-bedroom bungalow sits below a towering cork oak tree.

A visitor could be forgiven for assuming that Las Cumbres was just another unremarkable costa suburb, but here, until the late 1990s, one of Hitler’s most loyal Nazi generals was able to live out a long & comfortable life.

Major general Otto Remer – who played a key role in quashing a major assassination plot against the Führer in 1940 – was able to spend his final years in the modest 220,000-euro house surrounded by Nazi memorabilia & his ‘glorious’ memories. Refusing to repent right up to his death in August 1997, he regularly received correspondence & visits from fellow Nazis around Spain, as well as his monthly subscription to the surprisingly legal fascist organ Halt.

Ultimately, the Nazi lived an enviable life on the sunshine coast, despite being a key member of Hitler’s Third Reich, which was responsible for the deaths of millions of innocent people around Europe during the Second World War. [Read More]

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