Note 033
by Joachim C. Fest

Luthy, 'Der Fuhrer personlich', who supports this view:

'Perhaps the discrepancy between the larger-than-life world historical figure and the poor amorphous personality with which his biographers grapple is no more than the discrepancy between the excited condition of the medium through which "the spirit speaks" and the reversion to dullness of his own un-prepossessing individuality.'

Luthy too borrows from demonology the formula of the 'spirit' speaking through Hitler, thus seemingly sharing the perplexity of the contemporary observer referred to.

From Chapter 3 ,The Fuhrer , Part 1 of The Face Of The Third Reich by J.C. Fest -- See further Notes

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