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Leske (Leake?) G: I was a Nazi Flyer. 1941

For the Fuehrer, and especially his faithful friend, 
Rudolph Hess, were the first to understand how valuable 
gliding could be, and especially how important it was for 
our young men to share a common experience. It was the 
most natural thing in the world that we came to look upon 
him as our Fuehrer. The most natural thing in the world that 
we obeyed him and him alone. And naturally, long before 
he ever took over, the Fuehrer cooperated with the Reichswehr 
in promoting the education of young fliers. Especially 
since the ESFX (National Socialist Flying Corps) was organized.

Leske, G: I was a Nazi Flier. 1941. p. 104

Later Udat had told the Oberleutenant about it himself. 
Udat said: "I don't know what this [unreadable] politician 
really wants. Maybe he wants to be a stunt flier himself. 
I must admit he does know something about flying. After 
my exhibition he got me into a long testimonial conversation, 
and I was amazed at how much he knew."   Anyway, if Udat 
is good enough for the Fuehrer, he's plenty good for me.

Leske, G: I was a Nazi Flier. 1941. p. 122

Because today as I flew over this highest city in the world, 
I knew with absolute certainty, as though I could foretell 
the future: This all will be destroyed. It will stand for but 
a few days more. Until the moment the Fuehrer pronounces 
its death sentence. There will be nothing left but a heap of ruins.

Leske,G: I was a Nazi Flier. 1941.p.136

London is being bombed every single hour of the day. That's 
the way it should be... It is to our Fuehrer's credit that we 
have been trained to think this way. We don't have any of 
the silly false sentimentality of [unreadable].

Leske,G: I was a Nazi Flier. 1941.p.143.

For example, he kept making up all sorts of stories about 
how the Fuehrer in 193(?) had first created interest in 
aviation in Germany. It just isn't so. Everybody knows it 
isn't so, and everybody knows that the Fuehrer found 
everything already prepared. The Fuehrer himself has 
said so a hundred times. Such distortions aren't worthy 
of a good National Socialist.

Leske,G: I was a Nazi Flier. 1941.p.1244.


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