Note 035
by Joachim C. Fest

Olden, Hitler. See also Otto Dietrich, Hitler (British title: The Hitler I Knew): 'In June 1940, when Hitler revisited his old frontline positions and resting areas in the vicinity of Lille, where he had been posted in 1915, several comrades from his old company pointed out to me the garden arbour of a certain house where the eccentric young soldier had poured forth his ideas to them, ideas which he later so forcefully developed to a larger public.'

From Chapter 1 ,The Incubation Period , Part 1 of The Face Of The Third Reich by J.C. Fest
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