High treason trial in Munich in 1924: Hitler’s propaganda in the courtroom – Munich

From February 26, 1924, Adolf Hitler and other defendants stood trial in Munich. It’s about high treason, the attempted coup in November 1923. He poses as the savior of the German people – and gets away with a scandalously lenient sentence.

The area around the court is cordoned off with barriers and barbed wire. Press representatives and visitors have to pass through two checkpoints and are checked for weapons, such as those Munich Latest Newsthe predecessor newspaper of the South German newspaper, written down. The hearing room is full to the last seat.

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