Hitler's "Beer Hall" Putsch Trial (1924):
 Selected Links & Bibliography
by Douglas O. Linder


Marienplatz in Munich during the Hitler-inspried "Beer Hall Putsch" of Nov. 8-9, 1923

LINKS:

U. S. HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM, "THE BEER HALL PUTSCH"
http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10007884

"HITLER ON TRIAL FOR TREASON," HISTORY PLACE
http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/riseofhitler/trial.htm

"BEER HALL PUTSCH," WIKIPEDIA
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beer_Hall_Putsch


Cartoon published on April 1, 1924 as an April Fool's joke,
depicting the triumphant entry of Hitler through Berlin's Brandenburg Gate

Defendants in the Beer Hall Putsch trial of 1924

Hitler in Landsberg Prison with fellow Nazis, Hermann Kriebel (left) and Emil Maurice (behind).


additional reading:

Gordon, Harold J., Jr., The Hitler Trial Before the People's Court in Munich (Arlington, VA: University Publications of America 1976).

Gordon, Harold J., Jr. Hitler and the Beer Hall Putsch (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1972).

Hanser, Richard.  Putsch! How Hitler Made Revolution  (New York: Peter Weyden, 1970).

Kershaw, Ian. Hitler: 1889-1936: Hubris (New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1998).

Mitcham, Samuel W.  Why Hitler? The Genesis of the Nazi Reich (Praeger Press, 1996).



Hitler leaving Landsberg Prison (December 1924) after serving only nine months in prison for his role in the failed putsch.