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Posts from ‘March, 1939’

Sir Henry Deterding: £250,000 FOR A BABY

Daily Mirror: £250,000 FOR A BABY: 20 March 1939 Page 13 EXTRACT EIGHT weeks after the death, of her seventy-year-old millionaire husband, Lady Charlotte Deterding, aged forty, has given birth to a daughter in a Berlin nursing home. Under the terms of her oil-magnate husband’s will the child will inherit about a quarter of a […]

Sir Henri Deterding gave 7 ½ million marks to Hitler in 1929

The Milwaukee Sentinel: 16 March 1939 Extract: The Late Sir Henri Deterding, the biggest oil man of them all, gave 7 ½ million marks to Hitler in 1929 SOURCE ARTICLE

Confirmation Sir Henri Deterding was a financial backer of the Nazis

TWIN FALLS NEWS, TWIN FALLS, IDAHO, WEDNESDAY, MORNING, MARCH 8, 1939 Treasury Move May Presage Change in Financing Policies NEW YORK *NATIONAL WHIRLIGIG By James McMullin Extract CAUSE. The last honors bestowed upon the late Sir Henri Deterding by high German officials furnish eloquent confirmation of the story that he was one of the original […]

Deterding one of the original financial backers of the Nazi movement

THE ERA, BRADFORD, PA., TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 1939 Extract from above newspaper article… The last honors bestowed upon the late Sir Henri Deterding by high German officials furnish eloquent confirmation of the story that he was one of the original financial backers of the Nazi movement. A Dutchman by birth and nationality, he attained the […]