Note 018
by Joachim C. Fest

18 See Mein Kampf. This certainly did not prevent Hitler's swearing later at the Schweidnitz trial that SA stood for Schutzabteilung, 'Self-Defence Section'. On the exaggerations with which National Socialist propaganda, at Hitler's instigation, later embellished this meeting-hall battle, see Heinrich Bennecke, Hitler und die SA

From Chapter 11, Ernst Röhm , Part 2 of The Face Of The Third Reich by J.C. Fest -- See further Notes

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