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Hitler v. Hitler
Time "33, April l0,1939.p.20.

With some angry talk, Adolf Hitler last week launched a boat at 
Wilhelnshaven.... On the previous day, another Hitler got off another 
boat in Manhattan, and also delivered some angry talk-against his uncle 
Adolf. William Patrik Hitler, 23, arriving in the U.S. for an anti-Hitler 
lecture tour, explained that he hates his uncle because of 1) his policies, 
2) his attitude toward his own family.
      
In 1909, Adolf Hitler's half-brother Alois went to Dublin, got a job as 
a waiter, married an Irish girl named Bridget Elizabeth Dowling, had a son, 
two years later deserted wife and child to go back to Germany. William grew 
up to be a good-looking lad with a slight brogue and not much luck. His 
worst luck, he said last week, was his name.

Because of his name, no one will give him a job in Britain.  In 
[year unreadable]. he went to berlin and applied for work there. Because 
of his name, the application was forwarded to Uncle Adolf, who received 
him coldly and told him that an adjutant would find him a job. The 
adjutant found him a poor one, which he declined. During the 1934 blood 
purge, he was arrested but soon released. This year he received hints that 
he had better leave Germany. The Fuehrer, says William Hitler, is 
singularly vulnerable on the question of his family relations.
       
Besides Half-Brother Alois, who now runs a prosperous Berlin Cafe (discreetly 
under his first name), Adolf Hitler has a full sister and a half sister. 
For a time his half-sister, Angela, served as his housekeeper at 
Berchtesgaden. His father, also named Alois, was a source of great shame 
to the Fuehrer: he had three wives... and died a drunkard. Furthermore, 
Father Alois was the illegitimate son of an Austrian peasant girl, Maria 
Schicklgruber and a miller named Johann Hiedler, who refused to recognise 
the child.  The boy, therefore grew up under his mother's name, and not 
until he was 40 years old did he get permission from the authorities to 
use his patronymic (which he trystated to Hitler). Had that permission 
not been granted, Nazis would last week have raised their arms to the 
speaker at Wilhelmshaven and cried not "Heil Hitler," but
"Heil Schicklgruber !"

Footnote...of whom the third was Adolf's mother ...

Hitler v. Hitler
Time 33, April 10, 1939 .p.20.



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