The Oberfohren Memorandum

What German Conservatives thought about the Reichstag fire (1933)


Ernst Oberfohren


German Information Bureau, London, 1933
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First edition, paper covers. 22 × 14cm, 27pp.

Full title: The Oberfohren Memorandum; What German Conservatives Thought about the Reichstag Fire. For the first time in English, full text, with an introduction and the findings of the Legal Commission of Inquiry on its authenticity

Oberfohren was the leader of the German conservatives. After initially accepting Adolf Hitler, he here writes of Nazi complicity and responsibility for the Reichstag fire of February 1933. In May 1933 Oberfohren was found shot dead in his apartment in Kiel.


A reading copy. The covers are creased and the pages slightly age-toned and creased to the corners.

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