Black Marks: Hitler's Bribery of His Senior Officers during World War II*

@article{Goda2000BlackMH,
  title={Black Marks: Hitler's Bribery of His Senior Officers during World War II*},
  author={Norman J. W. Goda},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  year={2000},
  volume={72},
  pages={413 - 452}
}
Though scholars have paid little attention to Adolf Hitler’s bribery of his senior military officers during World War II, the fact that large secret cash payments existed is not news. German officers in the two highest ranks received monthly tax-exempt supplements to their salaries, which more than doubled their salary total, from 1940 until the end of the war. In 1941 and 1942, certain top-ranking officers also received tax-exempt checks of 250,000 Reichsmark (RM) for milestone birthdays… Expand
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