Otto Dietrich

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Jacob Otto Dietrich (31 August 1897 – 22 November 1952) was a German SS officer, who served as the Press Chief of the NSDAP and National socialist government.

After his military service as a soldier during World War I, he was awarded the Iron Cross (First Class). In 1929, he became a member of the NSDAP.

His and Goebbels's functions overlapped, contributing to conflicts.

At the Nuremberg trials, he was sentenced to seven years' imprisonment. In captivity, he wrote The Hitler I Knew. Memoirs of the Third Reich's Press Chief, a politically correct account, now criticizing Hitler.