Mein Kampf (My Struggle) by Adolf Hitler-1925

Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler

Published in 18 July 1925

FOREWARD

from Landsberg Am Lech, Fortress Prison

ON NOVEMBER 9, 1923, at 12.30 in the afternoon, in front of the Feldherrnhalle as well as in the courtyard of the former War Ministry the following men fell, with loyal faith in the resurrection of their people:

ALFARTH, FELIX, businessman, b. July 5, I9O1
BAURIEDL, ANDREAS, hatter, b. May 4, I879
CASELLA, THEODOR, bank clerk, a. August 8, 1900
EHRLICH, WILHELM, bank clerk, b. August 19, 1894
FAUST, MARTIN, bank clerk, b. January 27, 19O1
HECHENBERGER, ANTON, locksmith, b. September 28, I 902
KORNER, OSKAR, businessman, b. January 4, I875
KUHN, KARL, headwaiter, b. July 26, I897
LAFORCE, KARL, student of engineering, b. October 28, 1904
NEUBAUER, KURT, valet, b. March 27, I899
PAPE, CLAUS VON, businessman, b. August Id, I904
PFORDTEN, THEODOR SON DER, County Court Councillor, b. May I4, I873
RICKMERS, JOHANN, retired Cavalry Captain, b. May 7, I88I
SCHEUBNER-RICHTER, MAX ERWIN VON, Doctor of Engineering, b. January 9, I884
STRANSKY, LORENZ, RITTER VON, engineer, b. March 14, I889
WOLF, WILHELM, businessman, a. October 19, I898

So-called national authorities denied these dead heroes a common grave.
Therefore I dedicate to them, for common memory, the first volume of this work. As its blood witnesses, may they shine forever, a glowing example to the followers of our movement.

Adolf Hitler

LANDSBERG AM LECH
FORTRESS PRISON
October 16, 1924


Volume One: A Reckoning

  1. IN THE HOUSE OF MY PARENTS
  2. YEARS OF STUDY AND SUFFERING IN VIENNA
  3. GENERAL POLITICAL CONSIDERATIONS BASED ONMY VIENNA PERIOD
  4. MUNICH
  5. THE WORLD WAR
  6. WAR PROPAGANDA
  7. THE REVOLUTION
  8. THE BEGINNING OF MY POLITICAL ACTIVITY
  9. THE “GERMAN WORKERS’ PARTY”
  10. CAUSES OF THE COLLAPSE
  11. NATION AND RACE
  12. THE FIRST PERIOD OF DEVELOPMENT OF THE NATIONAL SOCIALIST GERMAN WORKERS’ PARTY

Volume Two: The National Socialist Movement

  1. PHILOSOPHY AND PARTY
  2. THE STATE
  3. SUBJECTS AND CITIZENS
  4. PERSONALITY AND THE CONCEPTION OF THE FOLKISH STATE
  5. PHILOSOPHY AND ORGANIZATION
  6. THE STRUGGLE OF THE EARLY PERIOD – THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE SPOKEN WORD
  7. THE STRUGGLE WITH THE RED FRONT
  8. THE STRONG MAN IS MIGHTIEST ALONE
  9. BASIC IDEAS REGARDING THE MEANING AND ORGANIZATION OF THE SA
  10. FEDERALISM AS A MASK
  11. PROPAGANDA AND ORGANIZATION
  12. THE TRADE-UNION QUESTION
  13. GERMAN ALLIANCE POLICY AFTER THE WAR
  14. EASTERN ORIENTATION OR EASTERN POLICY
  15. THE RIGHT OF EMERGENCY DEFENSE

CONCLUSION

On November 9, 1923, in the fourth year of its existence, the National Socialist German Workers’ Party was dissolved and prohibited in the whole Reich territory. Today in November, 1926, it stands again free before us, stronger and inwardly firmer than every before.

All the persecutions of the movement and its individual leaders, all vilifications and slanders, were powerless to harm it. The correctness of its ideas, the purity of its will, its supporters’ spirit of self-sacrifice, have caused it to issue from all repressions strong than ever.

If, in the world of our present parliamentary corruption, it becomes more and more aware of the profoundest essence of its struggle, feels itself to be the purest embodiment of the value of race and personality and conducts itself accordingly, it will with almost mathematical certainty some day emerge victorious from its struggle. Just as Germany must inevitably win her rightful position on this earth if she is led and organized according to the same principles.

A state which in this age of racial poisoning dedicates itself to the care of its best racial elements must some day become lord of the earth.

May the adherents of our movement never forget this if ever the magnitude of the sacrifices should beguile them to an anxious comparison with the possible results.


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