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Who wrote mein kampf?
hitler dictated his auto biography to someone when he was in prison.who??????
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker: Rudolf Hess - - - and more than likely an editorial assist by a few others but Hess gets credit for the mess of ideas regurgitated in 'Mein Kampf.'
BBUUTT a lot of credit or discredit goes to the Publisher and if one needs an example of good editing versus Hitler's Drivel was the shortening of the title from "Four Years Of Struggle Against Stupidity and Lies."
("Which was later sung by George Bush the First")..
"""Max Amnan, his business manager, proposed that Hitler should spend his time in prison writing his autobiography. Hitler, who had never fully mastered writing, was at first not keen on the idea. However, he agreed when it was suggested that he should dictate his thoughts to a ghostwriter. The prison authorities surprisingly agreed that Hitler's chauffeur, Emile Maurice, could live in the prison to carry out this task.
Maurice, whose main talent was as a street fighter, was a poor writer and the job was eventually taken over by Rudolf Hess, a student at Munich University. Hess made a valiant attempt at turning Hitler's spoken ideas into prose. However, the book that Hitler wrote in prison was repetitive, confused, turgid and therefore, extremely difficult to read. In his writing, Hitler was unable to use the passionate voice and dramatic bodily gestures which he had used so effectively in his speeches, to convey his message.
The book was originally entitled Four Years of Struggle against Lies, Stupidity, and Cowardice. Hitler's publisher reduced it to My Struggle (Mein Kampf). The book is a mixture of autobiography, political ideas and an explanation of the techniques of propaganda. The autobiographical details in Mein Kampf are often inaccurate, and the main purpose of this part of the book appears to be to provide a positive image of Hitler. For example, when Hitler was living a life of leisure in Vienna he claims he was working hard as a labourer. """