Adolf Hitler was GAY and loved teenage boys, CIA files claim
Hitler had a “homosexual streak” and spent his youth in a hostel with a reputation as being where residents' “went in search men for homosexual pleasures”.
And this is despite the hypocritical ruthless dictator brutally persecuting homosexuals when he became leader of the Third Reich.
CIA-held files uncovered by Daily Star Online reveal the Fuhrer's hidden sex life which was compiled in a 68-page personality profile in 1942.
Declassified files marked “top secret" – compiled by the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), a forerunner of the 1947 founded CIA – were described as a “biographical sketch” of the Hitler for Washington.
The document was penned almost exactly one year after the US joined World War 2.
It described how Hitler “became familiar with young gigolos and old roues” during his time living in Vienna before World War One.
Hitler’s sexuality has been subject to debate for more than half a century as historians and biographers try to unravel the mysteries of the Nazi leader since his suicide at the end of World War 2.
He is known to have had a long term female lover Eva Braun, and is even rumored to have bedded his own niece Geli Raubal.
The evil dictator also ruthlessly persecuted homosexuals, sending as many as 15,000 to concentration camps and describing the community as “dangerous as the plague”.
And it looks like modern probes into Hitler’s homosexuality might be on to something, as US intelligence chiefs accepted the possibility during the height of WW2.
The OSS file was sent from Dr Henry Field, a top aide for US President Franklin D. Roosevelt, to Major John McDonough.
It carried the message: “Since I am partly responsible for the security involved. I must call attention to the special maintenance of secrecy.”
The file contains a full breakdown of Hitler’s personality, interests, physical fitness, diet, religion and his sexuality.
While acknowledging his relationships with women, and his desire for a partner “half mother, half sweetheart”, it goes into detail about Hitler’s homosexual tendencies.
It reads: “Information reaching me from time to time compelled me to regard Hitler as a sadomasochistic type of man with possibly even a homosexual streak in him.”
Hitler also had a sexual attraction to his fellow Nazi leader Rudolf Hess, his deputy Fuhrer, who was captured in 1941.
Hess is described by the documents as being known as "Fraeulein Anna” by other party members for his habit of attending balls dressed as a woman.
“During [Hitler’s imprisonment] this period of isolation and sexual privation an affinity with Hess began to crystallize which to my mind might have possibly bordered on the sexual,” the document reads.
Hitler is described in the documents with an “aesthetic” appreciation for “adolescent boys”.
It is also noted the document doesn’t believe Hitler engaged in homosexual relationships while living in Vienna.
He was however prone to “occasional hysterical outbursts of a sadomasochistic nature” linked to sexual frustration.
OSS files also detailed Hitler’s unsuccessful attempts with the opposite sex, and his conversations with confident Ernst Hanfstaengl in which he laid out his anger with women.