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translation of G. Stark's pamphlet on propaganda techniques

Interesting information from Hitler's Germany on propaganda, translated by Randall Bytwerk.

German Propaganda Archive Calvin College

Background: This is a translation of G. Stark's pamphlet on propaganda techniques. It was the first in a series of pamphlets produced by Goebbels' Reichspropaganda-Abteilung, the propaganda section of the Nazi Party. It aimed at providing information for Nazi propagandists in larger cities. This translation uses the third printing, at which point 55,000 copies were in circulation. The original runs 23 pages of text. It includes some material taken from an earlier Nazi brochure on propaganda, but develops matters in greater depth.

The source: G. Stark, Moderne politische Propaganda (Munich: Verlag Frz. Eher Nachf., 1930).

Modern Political Propaganda

See http://www.calvin.edu/academic/cas/gpa/stark.htm to read the whole translated document.

It is only by understanding the techniques used by the enemy that you can devise effective countermeasures.