(JNS.org) North Korea’s
enigmatic leader Kim Jong-un gave out copies of Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf to North Korean leaders during his birthday celebrations last January, according to a report on Monday by New Focus International, a website that covers news from North Korea.
gave a lecture to high-ranking officials, stressing that we must pursue the
policy of Byungjin (Korean for ‘in tandem’) in terms of nuclear and economic
development. Mentioning that Hitler managed to rebuild Germany in a short time
following its defeat in WWI, Kim Jong-un issued an order for the Third Reich to
be studied in depth and asked that practical applications be drawn from it,” a
source in North Korea told New Focus
which was published during the mid-1920s by future German leader Adolf Hitler,
is an autobiography as well as a political manifesto that is deeply controversial
for its racist content, and later for its historical consequences.
According to New Focus International, Kim Jong-un
studied Hitler closely while at boarding school in Switzerland. During his
birthday celebrations, Kim Jong-un reportedly highlighted sports as the secret
behind Germany’s unity and praised Hitler’s policies that
encouraged the German people to have more children.