German Reichsmarschall and Chancellor's speeches in justification for the Night of the Long Knives, Berlin, Germany, 13/7/1934. In German
REEL 1 Speech: Announcement in five languages. Goering: introduction. Hitler: situation 1918-1933; achievements of state after 1933; support for Nazi Party; opposition from Communists, former political leaders, 1918 revolutionaries and idlers.
REEL 2 Continues: reference to rumours of new revolution; false attitudes in SA; Ernst Rohm's behaviour, conduct, loyalty questioned;
constitution of SA opposition; Kurt von Schleicher's manifesto disloyal to army; Ernst Rohm's preparations for revolt.
REEL 3 Continues: Ernst Rohm's meeting with Adolf Hitler, 6/1934; decision to relieve Ernst Rohm of duty; mutiny in SA; description of events on 30/6/1934; punishment for treason; refutation of foreign press rumours; Adolf Hitler's conciliatory stance.