In 1935 the Nazis held a competition in which baby pictures were sent in and the “most beautiful Aryan baby” was chosen by Joseph Goebbels. The baby they picked, and used in propaganda for years, was actually Jewish; the photo had been sent in to make the Nazi party look ridiculous.
An actor in Nazi Germany lost his job for being Jewish. He went to the Alps, grew a beard, and dyed all his hair by bathing in diluted hydrogen. He returned to the stage claiming to be a self-taught peasant actor and was praised by the Nazis as “proof of the superiority of Aryan blood.”
Günther Quandt who is the founder of BMW, was a member of the Nazi party and supplied the Nazi regime with ammunitions. Hitler gave him the title of Wehrwirtschaftsführer or “Leader in the War Economy.”
The government of Nazi Germany memorialized the victims of European witch trials of the 16th to 18th centuries, as they thought witchcraft represented the remnant of an indigenous “Aryan” religion untainted by the Judaic influence of Christianity.
The Leica Camera company smuggled hundreds of Jews out of Nazi Germany before the Holocaust, masquerading the Jews as employees being assigned overseas. The company helped each refugee find a job, gave each of them a Leica camera, and a monthly stipend till they found work.
Hitler planned to build a railway for trains 6m wide, 7m high and 500m long, with top speeds of 200kph; the trains would be fitted with a restaurant, cinema, swimming pool, barbershop and sauna, and seat up to 4,000 passengers.