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This book, written by the man who would ultimately become Adolf Hitler's deputy, was one of the first attempts to explain the National Socialist revolution to non-Germans. Goering, who was simultaneously Minister of the Interior for Prussia, president of the Reichstag, and Reich Commissioner of Aviation, was a famous figure in the Anglo-Saxon world because of his leadership of the "Flying Circus" World War I fighter squadron. He starts out by briefly but skillfully sketching out the background to the coming of power of the NSDAP, from the time of the end of the First World War, through the tumultuous Communist uprisings to the breathtaking political struggle of Hitler in ultimately gaining power against all the odds. Along the way, Goering openly addresses many of the burning issues of the time-from Jewish Communism and cultural subversion to practical economics.
He also forcefully answers common objections made in other nations against tactics and policies employed by the NSDAP in its path to power and afterward. In this way, Goering explains-and makes no apologies for-his founding of the Geheime Staatspolizei (Gestapo, the Secret State Police), which he said was necessary to stamp out the violent subversion employed against the state by the Communist Party. "For ten months Hitler has ruled Germany. How short the time, but how great the achievement! The German peasant's land is no longer a commodity; it has been removed from the clutches of speculative usurers and has again become sacred and inviolate.
"Nearly seven million unemployed looked expectantly and with despairing eyes to Adolf Hitler. Today, after ten months, nearly half of them have work and maintenance. "Thousands of kilometres of great new roads for motor traffic have been planned and work on them has already begun; new canals are to be made, the motor tax has been abolished, insurance premiums lowered, thousands and thousands of new cars are daily being built."
01 Germany's Heritage
02 The War
03 The Rebellion
06 Finis Germaniae ?
07 Adolf Hitler
08 Black Friday - November 9, 1923
09 The Tactics of Legality
10 The Leader
11 The Brüning Government
12 The Papen Government
13 The Schleicher Government
14 The Victory - January 30, 1933
15 My Task
(a) The Reorganization of the Police
(b) The Organization of the State Secret Police
(c) The wiping out of Marxism and Communism
(d) Prime Minister of Prussia
16 The Making of a Nation
17 For Equal Rights, Honour and Peace
Germany Reborn - Hermann Göring - Introduction - Chapter 1
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Hermann Wilhelm Göring (12 January 1893 – 15 October 1946) was a World War I fighter pilot ace, a leading member of the NSDAP, and a commander-in-chief of the Luftwaffe. By 1940, he was at the peak of his power and influence; as minister in charge of the "Four Year Plan", he was responsible for much of the functioning of the German economy in the build-up to World War II. Hitler promoted him to the rank of Reichsmarschall, a rank senior to all other Wehrmacht commanders, and in 1941 Hitler designated him as his successor and deputy in all his offices. However, he lost influence during the later stages of the war. After the war, he was the most prominent defendant at the International Military Tribunal.
I welcome this opportunity of presenting to the English-speaking peoples a few of my ideas about the struggle of the German people for freedom and honour.
I hope that these words will also be accepted by our opponents as a frank expression of my boundless love for my country, to whose service alone I have pledged my whole life.
Berlin, February, 1934.