Speech by German Reichsfuhrer SS to officers of two Volksgrenadiers Infantry Divisions, Dorn, Germany, 13/8/1944
REEL 1: Reference to July Bomb Plot; situation in 1918 when Jews, criminals and radicals had freedom of action; reasons for German defeat; prevalence of starvation and high mortality rate; comparison with situation in 1944; reference to July Bomb Plot conspirators and their plans for Germany;views on God and Nature; decision to leave Army to conduct own purging of traitors; importance of unconditional loyalty.
REEL 2 Continues: Identification of soldier with his family results in them benefiting or suffering according to his conduct; higher ranking officers should be even more obedient than subordinates; career soldier's correct attitude to war; vital significance of an officer's abilities and responsibility.
REEL 3 Continues: Meaning of true comradeship; punishment for army offenders; duties of company commanders; superiority of Soviet entrenchments on Eastern Front; importance of truthful reports; brief summary of problems faced and overcome by Germany, 1618-1871; development of Greater German Reich, 1871-1938; achievements of SS Panzer corps.
REEL 4 Continues: Planned easterly extension of Reich, 1944-1965; importance of proving worthy soldiers and officers of Hitler. Unidentified: closing remarks. Sieg Heil.