Note 005
by Joachim C. Fest

Horkenbach,1933. On 10th February 1933, Hitler, in a speech at the Berlin Sportpalast, had still spoken of 'the millions who curse us today'. Yet by 1st May the NSDAP already had to suspend all admissions to the party, following a massive run on party offices, and some time later the Reich party treasurer said that over two million new applications had been registered (Frank, Im Angesicht des Galgens.)

From Chapter 4 ,The Reich Chancellor , Part 1 of The Face Of The Third Reich by J.C. Fest -- See further Notes

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