German Chancellor's speech at commemorative ceremony for 1923 Putsch, 11/1940
R01 Wagner: introduction. Hitler: reference to foundation years of NSDAP movement. Overview of Germany's unpreparedness for war in 1914 and background to capitulation in 1918. Description of struggle by early NSDAP adherents and character of their opponents. Review of Party aims and achievements 1925-1939. Analysis of foreign states' attitudes towards Germany. R02 Hitler's views on rearmament and desire for close links with Britain, Italy and Japan. Fuhrer's unconditional belief in own success. Reference to comparatively low losses of men and munitions 1939-1940 and Germany's ability to withstand combined strength of future alliances. Churchill's responsibility for introduction of night bombing of civilians. Comparison of German and British attitudes to peace. R03 Recollections of Munich Putsch. NSDAP songs.