He couldn't have been that bad a chap, he had dogs... and didn't keep cats.
Rochus says he knew nothing of the holocaust but feared the gestapo would kill him and his mucker for witnessing the Fuehrers death? If it was all hunky dory in his Third Reich why would he fear elimination of witnesses?
I watch a lot of history programmes, and most of them seem to be about Hitler or the nazis.
Going by the amount of assassination attempts on him he was either lucky or the people trying to kill him were very unlucky.