Heinrich Himmler's Lost Diaries Reveal Everyday Horrors of the Holocaust Kate Samuelson for Time

Extracts from Heinrich Himmler‘s newly-discovered diaries have revealed the grisly everyday routine of the mastermind of the Holocaust in the depths of World War 2.

The diaries were thought to have been lost after they were seized by the Red Army, The London Times reports. They document the horrific activities of the Nazi head of the SS, responsible for the systematic murder of millions of Jews in the Holocaust, as he went about his daily business.

The documents include details such as Himmler ordering the murder of thousands following a massage from his doctor and nearly fainting when he was splattered with the brains of a Jewish victim killed in a mass shooting near Minsk, are documented,MailOnline reports. Read More

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