Hitler's rival : Ernst Thälmann in myth and memory / Russel Lemmons.
By: Lemmons, Russel.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, Description: 1 online resource (ix, 428 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813140926; 0813140927; 9780813140919; 0813140919; 1299050921; 9781299050921.Subject(s): Communists -- Germany -- Biography | National socialism | Propaganda, Communist -- Germany (East)Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hitler's rival.DDC classification: 335.43092 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction -- Heil Moskau! -- Ernst Thälmann must be won like a battle! -- We are building upon the foundations created by Ernst Thälmann -- A great national deed -- Out of your sacrificial death grows our socialist deed -- We can look forward to a happy future -- Ernst Thälmann is still among us -- Not all who have died are dead -- Imprisoned, murdered, besmirched -- Conclusion.
Print version record.
Throughout the 1920s, German politician and activist Ernst Th?lmann (1886--1944) was the leader of the largest Communist Party organization outside the Soviet Union. Th?lmann was the most prominent left-wing politician in the country's 1932 election and ran third in the presidential race after Hitler and von Hindenberg. After the Nazi Party's victory in that contest, he was imprisoned and held in solitary confinement for eleven years before being executed at Buchenwald concentration camp in 1944 under the F?hrer's direct orders. Hitler's Rival examines how the Communist Party graduall.