Mein Kampf's reviews

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DavidFrankenberg
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Mein Kampf's reviews

Post by DavidFrankenberg » 18 Apr 2021 16:38

Hi,

as every published book Mein Kampf was reviewed in many journals in Germany when it came out in 1923.

Is it possible to read online some of these reviews ?

I know the Frankfurter Zeitung wrote a negative review. It published it the 11 november of 1925 and said that "his ideas came from a disturbed mind". The Neue Zürcher Zeitung said that Hitler was "an agitator that no longer unserstands the current world".
I also know that the Miesbacher Anzeiger wrote a negative review despite the journal was antisemitic and nationalist.

Do you know more reviews ? Were any of them positive ? :milsmile:

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Re: Mein Kampf's reviews

Post by Br. James » 18 Apr 2021 21:03

All I know is that "Mein Kampf" made Hitler a very rich man, and the more amazing if the book reviews were all or mostly negative!

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Re: Mein Kampf's reviews

Post by Mannheim » 18 Apr 2021 22:36

Timothy W. Ryback's "Hitler's Private Library" quotes some contemporary reviews (in English) on pages 76-77 and 70. None of the reviews is positive.
Kein Irrtum ist so groß, der nicht seinen Zuhörer hat.

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