German entrepreneur Roland Berger, after many years of misinformation about his father's Nazi past, has ordered the treatment of this given.
The prominent German entrepreneur Roland Berger has for several years informed the public about the Nazi past of his father Georg Berger, once director general of the "Aryanized" Ankerbrot bakery in Vienna, and now also admitted this to "Handelsblatt". Berger has now commissioned two historians to work up his father's role in the Nazi era.
Roland Berger has honored his father's Nazi era for many years
According to Handelsblatt (online edition), Georg Berger was not at all a Nazi victim, as his 81-year-old son had claimed for many years, but a national socialist who lived as a spotter until shortly before the end of World War II in the "Aryanized" villa of the Jewish anchorage who fled to Britain in Vienna-Währing.
Neither Georg Berger had been in the concentration camp because of his alleged criticism of the Nazi persecution of the Jews according to Roland Berger, nor had he given up his Nazi party in protest against the "Reichskristallnacht" in 1938, the report says. In fact, Georg Berger was already earlier than alleged, namely on June 1, 1931, joined the NSDAP and paid his membership fees until September 1944.
If it turns out to be wrong, I regret it
I sincerely – and will correct it publicly, "will
Roland Berger from Handelsblatt quotes. He now has the historians
Michael Wolfssohn and Sönke Neitzel ordered his father's role
to work up during the Nazi era. For Wolfssohn it is already clear: "Georg
Berger really benefited from the Nazi system. "