goebbels goebbels  /ˈɡoʊ bəlz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) German propaganda minister in Nazi Germany who persecuted the Jews (1897-1945)

News

  1. Catching one's Breath in Phillip Kerr's latest

    Dark humor informs WWII detective novel by Erik Spanberg When it comes to dark humor, Bernie Gunther wants to see it painted black. Consider this snippet of reflection, self-loathing and summary from the erstwhile German detective who, in his latest grim assignment, works for the Wehrmacht's War Crimes Bureau and on behalf of propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Creative Loafing Charlotte

  2. Long-lost diary of high-ranking Nazi ideologue surfaces, details tension in Hitler's inner circle

    Getty ImagesNazi leader Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945) greets long-serving party members at the Sternecker Brewery in Munich, 9th November 1933. Among those present are Alfred Rosenberg (1893 - 1946, left), Joseph Goebbels (1897-1945, third from left) and Nazi Party official Adolf Wagner (1890 - 1944, far right). The U...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. "I am reminded of Goebbels," said Amorim, whose country has co-led with India a broad coalition of developing countries at the WTO talks.
    on Jul 19, 2008 By: Celso Amorim Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "He regrets any misapprehension that was created by his remarks," Hier said. "He said he was jogging and he shouldn't have used it. He certainly wasn't saying Meg Whitman was Joseph Goebbels."
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Marvin Hier Source: The Associated Press

  3. "I think she's got elements a bit like Goebbels in her attitude to culture," David Starkey said.
    on Dec 23, 2007 By: David Starkey Source: Courier Mail

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