München: Verlag F. Eher Nachf., G.m.b.H., 1929. First edition. Softcover. Octavo. 35 (1)pp. Original gray wraps with black lettering and NS symbol on cover, protected by modern mylar. Symbol of Swastika and German Eagle on title page. Nationalsozialistische Bibliothek. Heft 12, edited by Gottfried Feder, M.d.R., Murnau / Staffelsee. Basics of German Defense Politics. 'National Socialism in its most inner form is front line military tradition. With head and fist, mind and heart, knowledge and will, courage and sacrifice the National Socialist fights for his people, and searches and blazes new ways to freedom. He attacks on all fronts...' (foreword).
The following elaborates on various subject matters: perception of the essence of state, politics and people, essence of war, pacifism as political warfare, the political character of the new way of war, leadership in war, new kinds of armies, the organization of the people during war, the economic mobilization, the influence of new weapons on war, the decision for the weapon is the most important law in war, human and matter, air war, automobiles in the service of the army, gas war, new forms of marching and combat, the German defense system after the Versailles Treaty, theories of defense systems of the future, and questions the validity of conventional armies, the preference of a voluntary army over military draft, opting for the latter, and discussing military proposals of Hans von Seekt, a German military officer serving as Chief of Staff for the Field Marshal August von Mackensen during W.W.I. as well as the ideal defense strategy, defense politics, concluding with suggestions for a successful defense attitude of the German people.
Contains advertisements on inside covers for Feder's publications, those of the publisher , and the Völkischer and Illustrierter Beobachter on back cover. Text in German, Gothic script. Some sunning along edges of wraps, block somewhat sunned. Wraps and interior in overall good+ condition. g+. Item #43644