Speech by German Reichsfuhrer SS to officers at political education programme, Sonthofen, Germany, 24/5/1944
REEL 1: Overview of selected events in German history illustrating conceptual development of 'Reich' and 'German';. reference to development of Catholic and Protestant Churches; demographic effect of Thirty Years War.
REEL 2 Continues: Rise of Frederick II's Prussia; emphasis placed on order, obedience and honour; review of selected key points in Germany's political and military history, 1803-1918; brief resume of recent creation of Greater German Reich and subsequent territorial additions, 1933-1940.
REEL 3 Continues: Reference to European SS divisions; summary of Germany's major post-war aims; eastward extension of Reich, integration of Germanic peoples; extermination of Jewish women and children; use of Hungarian Jews for building factories; role of SS in Germany.
REEL 4 Continues: Responsibility towards Germanic blood; duty of SS soldier.