Note 017
by Joachim C. Fest

Röhm was occasionally called the 'machine-gun king of Bavaria'; see Hofmann, Der Hitlerputsch. What quantities were involved becomes evident in view of the fact that

'of the material which was required and procured for the enlargement of the Army after Hitler's seizure of power, a third came from the Army stock saved by Röhm' (Bor, Gespräche mit Halder).

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

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