Background: This article from the Nazi illustrated weekly newspaper shows Joseph Goebbels in action, delivering a speech at a mass rally.
The source: “...Pg. Goebbels hat das Wort!”, Illustrierter Beobachter,4 July 1935, pp. 1048-1049.
|This is the issue’s cover.|
“We do not want to act bureaucratically, but rather in close and living contact with the people.”
Text: “The high point of the wonderful Gau East Hanover party rally was the speech by the party’s Reichspropagandaleiter, Reich Minister Dr. Goebbels. In a compelling speech, he said the party and the army were the pillars of the nation. Both are important, and neither is replaceable.”
|“We have helped ourselves, creating real things, not illusions.”|
|“The party was our home during the struggle for power, thus we are obligated to it.”|
|“We came from the people, we remain part of the people, and see ourselves as the executor of the people’s will.”|
|“We have always said: We will succeed only if we use our full energies.”|
|“Reich Minister Dr. Goebbels during his speech at the Gau East Hanover rally in Harburg.”|
|“The party exists to protect the nation from civil war, and the army exists to defend it against war from the outside.”|
|“Germany has a different reputation today than it did before our seizure of power.”|
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