With the attack postponed by the fuhrer time and again, by early July the Germans faced a truly forbidding task.
The director of the Gestapo answered only to Heinrich Himmler, and Himmler, only to the fuhrer himself.
It was expanded during the Second World War on direct orders from the fuhrer.
Better to try and buy off the fuhrer who would surely prove in the end to be a reasonable chap.
If you were emotionalized, you saw him clearly as the fuhrer, but anyone who was reasonable and logical was seen as the enemy.
If they were merely pro-Fascist puppets, after all, they would not have wound up as Ehrenhäflinge—honor prisoners—of the fuhrer.
The fuhrer claimed in his will that he was a man of modest means—but he was amassing billions in property, art, and cash.
Lieut. Wilhelm Winter says at the outset that he is fighting for the Fatherland, but by 1941 he is fighting for the fuhrer.
The fuhrer may have fallen but his ideology persists in this redoubt of Nazism, untroubled by a sympathetic Argentine regime.
1934, from Führer und Reichskanzler, title assumed by Hitler in 1934 as head of the German state, from German Führer "leader," from führen "to lead," from Middle High German vüeren "to lead, drive," from Old High German fuoren "to set in motion, lead," causative of Old High German faran "to go, travel," which is cognate with Old English faran (see fare (v.)). Hitler's title was modeled on Mussolini's Duce.