Braunbuch
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The Braunbuch über Reichstagsbrand und Hitlerterror ("The Brown Book of the Reichstag Fire and Hitler Terror," 1933) was published in Paris in August 1933. It documents the Reichstag fire on February 27, 1933 in the sense of a National Socialist conspiracy and thus laid the foundation of an image of the NS system which became decisive for the communist movement. The book was the …

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Anson Rabinbach, Princeton, “Braunbuch”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 24 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0116>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170409



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