22nd January 1942, midday
The gift of command comes naturally to everyone in Lower Saxony. Wasn’t it from there that Great Britain got its ruling class?
Thanks to its method of recruiting, the SS will be a nursery of rulers. In a hundred years’ time from now, we’ll control this whole empire without having to rack our brains to know where to find the proper men. The essential thing is to leave behind the pettinesses of the parochial spirit. That’s why I’m so glad we’re installed in Norway and all over the place.