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One of the most important features introduced by the Nazis into German foreign policy was the appreciation of the value of Germans living abroad and their organization as implements of the Reich for the attainment of objectives in the field of foreign policy.  This idea was applied by the Nazis to all the large colonies of Germans which are scattered throughout the world.  The potential usefulness of these colonies was early recognized by the men in Hitler’s immediate entourage, several of whom were so-called Auslandsdeutsche who had spent many years of their life abroad and were familiar with foreign conditions and with the position and influence of German groups in foreign countries.  Of particular importance in this group were Rudolf Hess, the Fuehrer’s Deputy, who was primarily responsible for elaborating the policy which utilized the services of Germans abroad, and Ernst Wilhelm Bohle, the leader of the Foreign Organization, who was responsible for winning over these Germans to Naziism and for their organization in groups which would serve the purposes of the Third Reich.


[Footnote 94:  Feder, op. cit., p. 18.]

[Footnote 95:  Gauweiler, op. cit., pp. 149-151.]

[Footnote 96:  Mein Kampf, pp. 727-728.]

[Footnote 97:  Ibid., pp. 735-736.]

[Footnote 98:  Scurla, op. cit., p. 21.]

[Footnote 99:  Ibid., pp. 21-22.]

[Footnote 100:  Ibid., p. 23.]

[Footnote 101:  Der Parteitag der Freiheit (official record of the 1935 party congress at Nuremberg:  Munich, 1935), p. 27.]

[Footnote 102:  Mein Kampf, p. 743.]

[Footnote 103:  Ibid., pp. 754-755.]

[Footnote 104:  Ibid., pp. 437-438.]

[Footnote 105:  Rosenberg, Wesen, Grundsaetze und Ziele der NSDAP, p. 48.]

[Footnote 106:  London Times, Sept. 26, 1939, p. 9.]

[Footnote 107:  Ibid.]

[Footnote 108:  Ibid.]

[Footnote 109:  My New Order, p. 592.]

[Footnote 110:  Ibid., pp. 669-671.]

[Footnote 111:  Ibid., p. 687.]

[Footnote 112:  Goebbels, op. cit., p. 6.]

[Footnote 113:  Mein Kampf, p. 252.]

[Footnote 114:  Ibid., p. 197.]

[Footnote 115:  Ibid., p. 198.]

[Footnote 116:  Ibid., p. 200.]

[Footnote 117:  Ibid., pp. 200-201.]

[Footnote 118:  Ibid., p. 202.]

[Footnote 119:  Ibid., p. 203.]

[Footnote 120:  Ibid., p. 273.]

[Footnote 121:  Ibid., p. 129.]

[Footnote 122:  Banse, Germany Prepares for War (New York, 1934), pp. 348-349.]

[Footnote 123:  Goebbels, Der Angriff:  Aufsaetze aus der Kampfzeit (Munich, 1936), p. 71.]

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