World Awaits Diary of 'Grotesque Fool' and Nazi Ideologue Alfred Rosenberg

Enduring fascination with Nazis and the Holocaust fuels hope that Rosenberg’s 'long-lost' reflections may shed new light on widely researched Third Reich.

Alfred Rosenberg, the “philosopher and ideologue” of the Nazi party whose “long-lost diary” will be revealed in a Thursday press conference in Delaware, elicits a rare consensus among many World War II historians: the man, they say, was a pretentious fool.