Arvprinsen som aldrig fick bli kung - Crown Prince that never got to be kinghttp://www.aftonbladet.se...dqvist/article12233839.ab
"..Gustav Adolf was the eldest son of Gustaf VI Adolf and Princess Margaret of Great Britain. The mother died unexpectedly when Gustav Adolf was 14 years. He took her death very hard and was away from school, Lundsberg, for a year in connection with his mother's death. He had a hard time in school because he, like so many in his family, was dyslexic, which was a serious handicap at the time. Gustav Adolf was dyslexic accused of laziness and would be disciplined with spanking and more homework or could be in the corner was singled out as dummy corporation. Difficulties in school, and the rough upbringing made him seemed tight and swanky..."
"..He had many enemies as a young man, among them his own brother Sigvard and cousin prince Lennart Bernadotte. Gustav Adolf compensated for the loss of intellectual success with becoming proficient athlete. He was the royal family's best athlete of all time. He belonged to the Swedish elite fencing and steeplechase. Multiple Swedish champion in saber, a member of the Swedish Olympic squad in 1936. He was a skilled marksman and skiers and many others in the family at this time, he was very active and interested in scouting...."
"...Sure, he met Hitler, but that was before the war had broken out and as the leader of a Swedish sports group. He was at the home of Herman Goering at Carin Hall, but Goering's secretary wrote that the men could not agree and that there was more invitations. During the war, Sweden was officially neutral, the neutrality included the leading Swedes regularly met with leaders of both Germany and the Allies. The contacts were with both sides all the time, it was a prerequisite for neutrality. There are no pro-Nazi statements of Gustav Adolf. He was not a member of any Nazi organization...."