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2000 Years of German Culture.

These images come from the NSDAP’s art monthly and are pictures of a 1937 celebration titled “2000 Years of German Culture.” The same issue has pictures of the dedication of the new Munich art gallery opened that year. Source: Die Kunst im Dritten Reich (July 1937), pp. 41-45.

Christuskreuz and the Hakenkreuz

This is a translation of a pamphlet produced by a leader of the “German Christian” movement.Gerhard Hahn was a leader of the German Christians in Hanover. The symbol, shown on the cover illustration below, was a cross over the Hakenkreuz. The cross of Christ and the Hakenkreuz do not need to oppose each other, and … Continue reading

Schloss Charlottenburg (Charlottenburg Palace)

  Schloss Charlottenburg (Charlottenburg Palace) is the largest palace in Berlin and the only surviving royal residence in the city dating back to the time of the Hohenzollern family. The original, central part was constructed between 1695 and 1699 as the summer residence for Sophie Charlotte, wife of the Elector of Brandenburg, Frederick III.The interior … Continue reading

Eger 1938

“Egerlanders! Today, for the first time, I may greet you as my Egerlanders! Through me, the entire German Volk greets you! At this moment, it is not only you but the entire Sudeten German territories which will, in a few days time, belong to the German Reich in its entirety. This greeting is at the … Continue reading

Jägerndorf 1938

  Adolf Hitler visited Jägerndorf, Sudetenland on October 7 1938. He was greeted by Hermann Göring and Colonel General von Rundstedt. At the Hermann Göring Platz the Fuhrer spoke of his determination to fight to the end and emphasised the strength of the German Wehrmacht: “While one might rob three or six million Germans of … Continue reading