- Film Title
- The Nazi Plan
- Event Date
- 1933 May 10
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
"May 10, 1933, The Burning of Books." Several angles of the big bonfire in front of the university in Berlin, at Opernplatz, into which books are tossed by students, SA men, others. Nighttime. Narration in German says that "un-German and immoral (undeutsch und unsittlich) books are being gathered by students and publically burned." Minister of Popular Enlightenment and Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, addresses the crowd; speech re. ending Jewish domination of German intellectual life. After the speech, the gathered crowd, including SA men and others in uniform, sing; natural sound (tune of "Deutsch ist die Saar").
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