If Dymphna and I are Nazis, we must be on the best of terms with Islam.
Commenter Yorkshireminer sends this instructive photo of Hitler’s right-hand man, Heinrich Himmler, the head of the SS, shaking hands with the Mufti of Jerusalem.
During World War Two, Muhammed Amin al-Husseini gave his wholehearted support to Hitler’s genocidal program against the Jews. On this issue, at least, the Mufti and the Nazis found themselves in complete agreement.
It is unlikely that Hitler was granting honorary membership in the Herrenvolk to the Mufti and the Arabs; the alliance reflected a concordance of interests. Once the Jews were eliminated, no doubt the Germans would have found it necessary to fully subjugate the Arabs, who were, after all, racial cousins of the Jews.
But first there was the Final Solution to attend to…