Reichsthingplatz

Reich Harvest Thanksgiving Festival 1933 Germany

 
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ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

The festival was originally a religious celebration for a good harvest season and a recognition of the achievements of the German farmers. 
About 500.000 attendants took part in the festival of 1933, in 1937 it were 1.3 million.

The Reichserntedankfest on the about five kilometers south of Hameln located Bückeberg, colloquially called also Bückebergfest, took place in the years 1933 to 1937 respectively on the first Sunday after the Michaelistag (September 29). In addition to the NSDAP Party rally in Nuremberg and the celebration of 1 May (Day of national work or from 1934 "National Holiday of the German people") in Berlin, it was the largest mass event of the NSDAP. As a fairground served an artificially flattened lawn on the northern slope of the mountain of about 600 by 300 meters. The Reichserntedankfesten was attended by over one million people from all over the German Reich, mainly from the peasantry, as well as leading National Socialists such as Adolf Hitler, Joseph Goebbels, Reichsbauernführer Walther Darré and others. In the run-up to the Reichserntedankfestes the Reichsbauerntag took place in Goslar, which was an internal event of the Reichsbauernrat.

In 1938 the festival was cancelled and never held again due to the beginning of WWII. Most of the preparations for the festival were finalised when the plans were abruptly cancelled due to logistical problems caused by the pending invasion of Czechoslovakia by Germany which necessitated the use of trains to move military materiel to the border rather than transporting peasants to Bückeberg to attend the celebrations.

The Reichserntedankfest was part of a cycle of NSDAP celebrations which included the annual party rally at Nuremberg, Hitler's birthday celebrations and other important events on the NSDAP calendar.
Date
Sun Oct 01, 1933
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Bückebergstraße
Hagenohsen Lower Saxony 31789
Germany
AlsoKnownAs
Das Reichserntedankfest/Bückebergfest (German)
Years active
1933-1937
Founded by
NationalSozialistische Deutsche ArbeiterPartei

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As part of the celebrations, choirs consisting of thousands of singers sang nationalist anthems while pictures of distinguished farmers were distributed to the crowds. The most anticipated moment of the celebration was the arrival of the Führer at noon, followed by Hitler walking on the Führerweg (Führer's way) toward the monument where a peasant woman at the altar awarded him the harvest crown with the words:

Mein Führer! Sie schützen mit starker Hand
unser Land, unser Volk, unseren Stand!
Als unseres Dankes bescheidenes Zeichen
wir Ihnen die Erntekrone reichen.

My leader! Protect with a strong hand,
our country, our people, our stance!
As a humble sign of our thanks
we will give you the harvest crown.

The 600-metre procession took Hitler 45 minutes to complete due to frequent stops to meet and greet the crowd.

A large fireworks ended the festival.

Adolf Hitler's Warning

"History is written by the victors" 
Everything we know about Hitler is wrong. He stood up against the Zionists banks, the Rothschild's, and other tyrannical Jewish Supremacists. It is these Jewish supremacists who own the media, control the banks and governments, and shape public opinion. Not all jews are bad! But there is high concentration of them in every facet of corruption in our society. They own Hollywood, that's why you've never seen a movie about the Armenian Holocaust, a documentary about the bombing of Dresden, or any discussion of the war crimes committed by the Allies in WWII. Yet there are countless movies and shows about the plight of the jew in WWII. Millions of Germans were raped tortured and killed during and after the war, but since this false narrative has hijacked the minds of the masses, their deaths are justified, since Germany was the villain. For what Hitler accomplished, the jews resented, and destroyed his name. Propaganda surfaced about this plan for world domination, whereas all he really wanted was peace. This is confirmed by his multiple peace offers that were ignored. It was the almighty Jewry that declared war on Germany, and not the other way around. Hitler kicked out the bankers (most were of Jewish descent) because they were demoralizing Germany and destroying their economy and culture. Hitler was not the first to kick out the Jews. There are over 80 countries throughout history who have all done the same. Any effort to criticize them and their wrongdoings is met with the accusation of 'antisemitism'. This is a trick designed by those in control to stay in control. There will come a day, when all the lies will collapse under their own weight and the truth will triumph again. Whether or not this offends you, you cannot ignore the undeniable accuracy of his revelations to the world. Posterity demands we heed his warnings. Justice For Germans!

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Joseph Goebbels chose Albert Speer as the designer of the grounds. The initial design of the place opted for simplicity to better reflect the rural roots of the celebration. Two stages were erected which were connected by a long corridor. A circular area featuring thousands of flagpoles was also constructed.

Today you can still see the "Führerweg" (the bar in the middle of the field) where Hitler went right through the middle of his followers to hold his speeches at his "Führerkanzel" at the lower end of the "Führerweg". The basement of the main grandstand is visible at the upper end of the "Führerweg", too.

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