Cigaretten-Bilderdienst

Adolf Hitler: Pictures from the Life of the Führer

Paperback, Hardcover

Published by the Cigaretten-Bilderdienst. 203 Photographs by Heinrich Hoffman. Text by Joseph Goebbels, Julius Schreck, Otto Dietrich, Wilhelm Bruckner, Robert Ley, Albert Speer, Fritz Todt, Baldur von Schirach, Philipp Bouhler and Julius Schaub. A perfect reproduction and translation of the famous original 1936 cigarette card photo album “Adolf Hitler: Bilder aus dem Leben des Führers” with articles from Hitler’s entourage describing his life, work, and achievements. Original cover.

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Published by the Cigaretten-Bilderdienst. 203 Photographs by Heinrich Hoffman. Text by Joseph Goebbels, Julius Schreck, Otto Dietrich, Wilhelm Bruckner, Robert Ley, Albert Speer, Fritz Todt, Baldur von Schirach, Philipp Bouhler and Julius Schaub.

A perfect reproduction and translation of the famous original 1936 cigarette card photo album “Adolf Hitler: Bilder aus dem Leben des Führers” with articles from Hitler’s entourage describing his life, work, and achievements. Original cover.

The original was sold as a blank book, and then the owner would purchase the photographs separately. The images would then be manually pasted in to complete the book.

It contains 203 rare and unseen photographs dealing with all aspects of Hitler’s political work before his assumption of power—and for the first few years thereafter.

Regarded as one of the crowning popular propaganda achievements which helped consolidate Hitler’s hold on power, this book had sold millions of copies by 1940, and was one of those specifically ordered destroyed by the Allied occupation forces after 1945.

This is not a “photocopy”, but a perfect digital copy from a German original that has been reproduced to the highest possible quality standards.

Contents

Foreword by Hermann Goering

Preface by Dr. Joseph Goebbels

The Führer’s Travels by SS-Brigadier Leader Julius Schreck

The Führer and the German People by Dr. Otto Dietrich

The Führer as an Orator by Dr. Joseph Goebbels

The Führer in his Private Life by Obergruppenführer Wilhelm Bruckner

The Führer as a Statesman by Dr. Joseph Goebbels

The Führer and the German Worker by Dr. Robert Ley

The Führer and the Arts by Dr. Joseph Goebbels

The Buildings of the Führer by Architect Albert Speer

Adolf Hitler and his Roads by General Inspector Dr.-Ing. Fritz Todt

Our Hitler: Radio Address to the German Nation on the Occasion of the Führer’s Birthday by Dr. Joseph Goebbels

The Führer and the Army by Lieutenant Colonel Foertsch

The Führer and the German Youth by Baldur von Shirach

The Führer and the National Socialist by Philipp Bouhler

Special contribution: “The Fuhrer in the Landsberg Fortress” by SS Brigade Leader Julius Schaub

144 pages, 8.5” x 11” (letter size, 280 x 216 mm)

Deutsches Original hier.

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Cigaretten-Bilderdienst

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Paperback, Hardcover