Small chronicle to put the editorials in the historical context
January 14: A communist group attacks the National Socialists Horst Wesselwho wrote the text for that SA battle song "The flag high" wrote. He dies on 23. February from the gunshot wound. The NSDAP uses Wessel's death propagandistic: he becomes the "Martyr of the Movement" stylized.
March 27: That Cabinet Müller II, a big coalition, breaks up because of argument between SPD and DVP about financial contributions to unemployment insurance. (Beginning of the end of the Weimar Republic)
September 14: At the Reichstag election 1930 the NSDAP becomes the second strongest party.
October 1: After state elections in Free State of Braunschweig The first coalition in the Reich with NSDAP participation is created there, it forms with the DNVP a government. The NSDAP provides the Minister of the Interior and Popular Education.