Rudolf Hess – The Launching of the Training Ship Horst Wessel

13 June 1936 This ship is to bear the name of the poet and fighter at the front lines of the German revolution, “Horst Wessel,” just as its sister ship the Gorch Fock bears the name of the poet and fighter in the war at sea. These naval training ships bear the names of two … More Rudolf Hess – The Launching of the Training Ship Horst Wessel

Rudolf Hess – Electing Adolf Hitler Führer

14 August 1934 National Socialists! Fellow German citizens! I have rarely given a speech as difficult as this one. It is a challenge to attempt to prove the good of something as obvious as Hitler’s assumption of Hindenburg’s position. For fourteen years I have been convinced that he is the only man able to master … More Rudolf Hess – Electing Adolf Hitler Führer

Rudolf Hess – To The Front Fighters Of The World

July 1934 In a few weeks, it will be the twentieth anniversary of the beginning of the great heroic struggle of the German soldiers. It was here in East Prussia that the great soldier Hindenburg rescued your land — the same soldier who today as Reich president is the guarantee of peace. East Prussia suffered … More Rudolf Hess – To The Front Fighters Of The World