Military history

CHAPTER 4

 1. The figures are from a study of Eher Verlag’s royalty statements made by Prof. Oron James Hale and published in The American Historical Review, July 1955, under the title “Adolf Hitler: Taxpayer.”

 2. The quotations are from Mein Kampf, pp. 619, 672, 674.

 3Ibid., pp. 138–39.

 4Ibid., p. 140.

 5Ibid., pp. 643, 646, 652.

 6Ibid., p. 649.

 7Ibid., p. 675.

 8Ibid., p. 654.

 9Ibid., pp. 150–53.

10Adolf Hitlers Reden, p. 32. Quoted by Bullock, op. cit., p. 68.

11Mein Kampf, pp. 247–53.

12Ibid., pp. 134–35, 285, 289.

13Ibid., p. 290.

14Ibid., pp. 295–96.

15Ibid., p. 296, for this and the two quotations above it.

16Ibid., p. 646.

17Ibid., pp. 383–84.

18Ibid., p. 394.

19Ibid., pp. 402–4.

20Ibid., p. 396.

21Ibid., pp. 449–50.

22. A. J. P. Taylor, The Course of German History, p. 24.

23. Wilhelm Roepke, The Solution of the German Problem, 153.

24Mein Kampf, pp. 154, 225–26.

25Hitler’s Secret Conversations, p. 198.

26. See his study of Chamberlain in The Third Reich, ed. by Baumont, Fried and Vermeil.

27. The foregoing, from Chamberlain back to Fichte and Hegel, is based on the works of the authors and on quotations and interpretations in such books as German Philosophy and Politics, by John Dewey; The German Catastrophe, by Friedrich Meinecke; The Solution of the German Problem, by Wilhelm Roepke; A History of Western Philosophy, by Bertrand Russell; Thus Speaks Germany, ed. by W. W. Coole and M. F. Potter; The Third Reich, ed. by Baumont, Fried and Vermeil; German Nationalism: The Tragedy of a People, by Louis L. Snyder; German History: Some New German Views, ed. by Hans Kohn; The Rise and Fall of Nazi Germany, by T. L. Jarman; Der Fuehrer, by Konrad Heiden; The Course of German History, by A. J. P. Taylor; L’Allemagne Contemporaine, by Edmond Vermeil; History of Germany, by Hermann Pinnow.

E. Eyck’s Bismarck and the German Empire is an invaluable study.

The limitations of space in a work of this kind prohibited discussion of the considerable influence on the Third Reich of a number of other German intellectuals whose writings were popular and significant in Germany: Schlegel, J. Goerres, Novalis, Arndt, Jahn, Lagarde, List, Droysen, Ranke, Mommsen, Constantin Frantz, Stoecker, Bernhardi, Klaus Wagner, Langbehn, Lange, Spengler.

28Mein Kampf, p. 381.

29Ibid., p. 293.

30Ibid., pp. 213–13.

31. Hegel, Lectures on the Philosophy of History, pp. 31–32. Quoted by Bullock, op. cit., p. 351.

32. Quoted in The Third Reich, ed. by Baumont et al., pp. 204–5, from two works of Nietzsche: Zur Genealogie der Moral and Der Wille zur Macht.

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