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Old 15-11-2018, 07:20 PM   #414
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Funk was born into a merchant family in 1890 in Danzkehmen (Sosnowka in the Russian Kaliningrad Oblast) near Trakehnen in East Prussia..He was the only one of the Nuremberg defendants who was born in the former eastern territories of Germany..He was the son of Wiesenbaumeister Walther Funk the elder and his wife Sophie (née Urbschat)..He studied law, economics, and philosophy at the Humboldt University of Berlin and the University of Leipzig..In World War I, he joined the infantry, but was discharged as unfit for service in 1916..Funk, who was a nationalist and anti-Marxist, resigned from the newspaper in the summer of 1931 and joined the Nazi Party..In March 1933, Funk was appointed as a State Secretary at the Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda..
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Between April 1938-March 39 Funk was a Director of the Swiss-based multi-national Bank of International Settlements, and in January 1939, Hitler appointed Funk as El President of the Reichsbank, replacing Schacht..Funk was tried with other Nazi leaders at the Nuremberg trials..Accused of conspiracy to commit crimes against peace; planning, initiating and waging wars of aggression; war crimes and crimes against humanity, he argued that, despite his titles, he had very little power in the regime..At the trials American Chief Prosecutor Robert Jackson labeled Funk as "The Banker of Gold Teeth", referring to the practice of extracting Gold Teeth from Nazi concentration camp victims, and forwarding the teeth to the Reichsbank for melting down to yield bullion..Many other gold items were stolen from victims, such as jewellery, eyeglasses and finger rings..Göring described Funk as "an insignificant subordinate,"..Funk was held at Spandau Prison along with other senior Nazis..You interfered with a well-laid plan..Of course I'm a truck Driver!..

James Bond gets his Walther PPK..

The Walther PP (Polizeipistole, or police pistol) series pistols are blowback-operated semi-automatic pistols, developed by the German arms manufacturer Carl Walther GmbH Sportwaffen..Walther's original factory was located in Zella-Mehlis in the "Land" (state) of Thuringia..As that part of Germany was occupied by the Soviet Union following World War II, Walther fled to West Germany, where they established a new factory in Ulm..For several years following the war, the Allied powers forbade any manufacture of weaprons in Germany..Manurhin, officially known as Manufacture de Machines du Haut-Rhin, in Haut-Rhin, France started by manufacturing Walther PP, PPK, and PPK/S model pistols since 1952..In the 1960s, Walther produced the PPK-L, which was a light-weight variant of the PPK..South Korean dictator Park Chung-hee was shot and killed by Kim Jae-gyu, using the Walther PPK..All Walther PPs and variants were produced after World War II by Manurhin until 1986, until the late 1990s, were Walther PP-series pistols once again made in Germany ..Walther PP in use by Swedish police until early-mid 2000s..At the 2000 Internationale Waffen-Ausstellung in Nuremberg, Walther announced a new PPK variant designated as the PPK/E..Royal Ulster Constabulary replaced by Ruger Speed 6 MI6 and the Royal Air Force - L66A1 .22 LR and L47A1 7.65mm Walther PP..Adolf Hitler shot himself with his PPK (.32 ACP/7.65mm) in the Führerbunker in Berlin... gave the steel companies a break when they needed it..You know what they gave themselves? Raises..You having a nice day, sir?..I'll bet you thought I'd forgotten your Christmas bonus...

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