Der Weg Der NSDAP (Der Reichsführer SS) The Path of the NSDAP/Reichsführer SS/1940-Very rare original 1940 SS photo book on the origins and struggle of the NAZI Party 'DER WEG DER NSDAP' (THE PATH OF THE NSDAP), published by Order OF Reichsführer-SS / SS-Hauptamt SS or main office of the Reichsfuhrer-SS) to inform the men of the Allgemeine SS, Waffen-SS and police of the history of the National Socialist Workers Party. The heavily illustrated 6-1/2 x 9-1/4 inch, 142-pages soft cover book was published around 1940 by the SS-Hauptamt (Head Office) and used in the SS to teach about the origins of the Nazi Party, the battles that had to be fought, anti-Semitism and finally of Adolf Hitler's victory after he was appointed Reich Chancellor by Reich President Paul von Hindenburg on January 30, 1933. Using quotations from Adolf Hitler and other leading Nazis in a very carefully written text, this book meticulously traces the evolution of the Nazi Party from the time of the Bismarck Reich (Jews and Social Democracy) through World War I and the loss of German colonies, to the Marxist-Jewish Republic, Chaos in the Streets and Unbearable French Occupation of Germany. The text then concentrates on the founding the NSDAP, the first swastika flag, the Führer Principle, the first SA Standarte, Deutscher Tag in Nürnberg in 1923, French looting of the Ruhr, the Putsch, the imprisonment of Adolf Hitler in Landsberg, writing of Mein Kampf, re-grounding of the Nazi Party, the founding of the SS, street fighting, Nazi victories in Reichstag elections, Horst Wessel, re-employment and final victory. Softcover.