Georg Gyssling

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Georg Gyssling (16 June 1893 – 8 January 1965) was German consul to the United States from 1927 until 1941, since 1933 in Los Angeles. He was member of the Nazi Party from 1931.[citation needed]

He was also a bobsledder who competed in the early 1930s; he finished seventh and last in the four-man event at the 1932 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York.

Hitler’s man in Hollywood[edit]

The Third Reich’s diplomatic representative in Los Angeles, Georg Gyssling, who has been referred to as ‘Hitler’s Hollywood consul’, had a specific brief to monitor the activities of the studios. By all accounts he was extremely diligent in his duties.