Today in history: How did Germany’s ‘most dangerous book’ come into existence?

Today in history: How did Germany’s ‘most dangerous book’ come into existence?

Published on July 18th, 1925, Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' has been described as unreadable but also one of the most powerful and dangerous books of all time. What sparked its publication?

South German theatre probed over promising free seats for swastika wearers

South German theatre probed over promising free seats for swastika wearers

Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ becomes German bestseller year after reprint

Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ becomes German bestseller year after reprint

Hitler’s copy of ‘Mein Kampf’ sells for $20,655

Hitler’s copy of ‘Mein Kampf’ sells for $20,655

‘Mein Kampf’ sells out as publisher rushes to print more

‘Mein Kampf’ sells out as publisher rushes to print more

Angst as ‘Mein Kampf’ hits German bookstores

Angst as ‘Mein Kampf’ hits German bookstores

Storm in Israel as Hitler book is published again

Storm in Israel as Hitler book is published again

German teachers want ‘Mein Kampf’ on syllabus

German teachers want ‘Mein Kampf’ on syllabus

Jewish leaders give okay to ‘Mein Kampf’ release

Jewish leaders give okay to ‘Mein Kampf’ release

Hitler’s words to return to German bookshops

Hitler’s words to return to German bookshops

‘Unique’ copy of Mein Kampf up for auction

‘Unique’ copy of Mein Kampf up for auction

Academics to republish Mein Kampf in 2016

Academics to republish Mein Kampf in 2016

Germany mulls lifting ‘Mein Kampf’ ban

Germany mulls lifting ‘Mein Kampf’ ban

Annotated ‘Mein Kampf’ set for publication

Annotated ‘Mein Kampf’ set for publication

Jews welcome first post-war ‘Mein Kampf’

Jews welcome first post-war ‘Mein Kampf’

Munich court stops ‘Mein Kampf’ reprint

Munich court stops ‘Mein Kampf’ reprint

Publisher backs down on <i>Mein Kampf</i> plans

Publisher backs down on Mein Kampf plans

Print Mein Kampf to fight neo-Nazi extremism

Print Mein Kampf to fight neo-Nazi extremism

<i>Mein Kampf</i> headed for German newsstands

Mein Kampf headed for German newsstands

Signed copy of Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ up for auction

Signed copy of Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ up for auction