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Hermann Goering
(1893-1946) born on
Jan 12
German political leader. He created the Luftwaffe, the German Air Force in 1935; poisoned himself hours before he was to have been executed.
Naturally the common people don't want war. . . but after all it is the leaders of a country who determine policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along. . .

Our movement took a grip on cowardly Marxism and from it extracted the meaning of socialism. It also took from the cowardly middle-class parties their nationalism. Throwing both into the cauldron of our way of life there emerged, as clear as a crystal...
The Americans cannot build aeroplanes. They are very good at refrigerators and razor blades.
Guns will make us powerful; butter will make us fat.
All you have to do is tell [the people] they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: c. 1936.
R: Speech, Berlin, 9 Apr 1933.
A: Assurance to Hitler; quoted in "America," by Alistair Cooke.
N: Radio Broadcast, 1936.
K: c. 1936.

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