Inside the Third Reich Author:Albert Speer Albert Speer was Hitler's architect beginning in 1930 through the end of WWII. He was the only captured Nazi at the Nuremburg Trials to admit his share of guilt in the crimes of the Third Reich. — He was sentenced to 20yrs in Germany's Spandau prison where he was the only prisoner for most of that time. That's when he wrote this memoir. He was... more » released in 1966.