Speech by German Reichsmarschall to service personnel on 10th anniversary of Hitler coming to power, 30/Jan/1943
REEL 1: Music. Commentator describes scene. Unidentified voice. Commentator. Goering: recalls turning point, 30/1/1933. Reform of Reichswehr; need for politically aware army. Hitler's achievements, 1933-1943. Situation in 1918. Opposition to Nazi Germany. Dual struggle between Nazism and Communism, 1932 and 1943. German victories, 1939-1943.
REEl 2 Continues: Germany's defence of Europe from Bolshevism. Consequences of German invasion of USSR; harshness of campaigns; Soviet soldiers and civilians; scale of fighting.
REEL 3: Necessity behind battle for Stalingrad. Comparison with heroic struggle faced by Leonidas. Exhortation to Germans to do duty. The little man as hero. Unimportance of material losses. Retribution for air raids. Belief in victory.