German Chancellor and Propaganda Minister's speeches to workers of a Berlin armaments factory, 12/1940
R01 Goebbels: opens meeting. Sieg Heil. Hitler: comparison of geographical resources available to Germany, Italy, France and Britain as justification for German territorial claims. Problems faced by NSDAP in trying to create united Volksgemeinschaft. Rejection of Treaty of Versailles and Anglo-Saxon attitude to imbalance between nations. Dismissal of democratic press and political parties. Reference to poverty of working classes in Allied countries. R02 Analysis of relationship between working class and government in Britain. Rejection of democratic economy in favour of German system. Explanation of reasons for withdrawing Germany from Gold Standard and subsequent success of German currency. Advantages of immediate introduction of rationing on outbreak of war. Reference to social equality of Party system. Justification of Germany's political and territorial demands. R03 Description of Churchill as warmonger. Review of military achievements during first year of war. Reference to excellence of German weaponry and armoury. Comparison between British and German bomb targets. Goebbels: thanks Hitler. Sieg Heil. NSDAP songs.