Fritz Todt

Fritz Todt
Fritz Todt
  • Born: September 4, 1891
  • Died: February 8, 1942
  • Nationality: German
  • Profession: Soldier

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Fritz Todt was a German construction engineer, senior Nazi, who rose from "Inspector General for German Roadways" where he directed the construction of German Autobahnen (Reichsautobahnen) to Reich Minister for Armaments and Ammunition where he directed the entire war military economy. At the beginning of World War II he initiated what Hitler named Organisation Todt, a military engineering company which supplied industry with forced labor and administered all constructions of concentration camps in the late phase of the Third Reich. He died in a mysterious airplane crash during 1942.

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Factories are the workplaces of our National Socialist racial comrades.
For decades engineers have stood accused that their buildings do not have any cultural value. We have attempted to liberate engineering of this accusation.
In places where this beauty has already disappeared, we will reconstruct it. Environment & Environmentalism
In these highways our engineering will reflect the National Socialist movement.
Only one country and one system is unable to recognize our accomplishments: Russia. They make the lying claim that our road construction program is only on paper.
The car is not a rabbit or a deer that jumps around in sweeping lines, but it is a man-made work of technology in need of an appropriate roadway. Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
The car resembles a dragon fly or any other jumping animal that moves shorter distances in straight lines and then changes its direction at different points.
The ever increasing spiritual damage caused by life within the big city will make this hunger practically uncontrollable when we build here on this the landscape of our homeland we must be clear that we will protect its beauty. Life
The external appearance of any construction projects that are created during the time of the National Socialist Reich must take on the sensibility of our time. Time
These roads do not serve transportation alone, they also bind our Fatherland.
We do not build speedways, but roads which correspond to the character of the German landscape.