Born Of a DICTATORSHIP: The Ludendorff-Hitler TRIAL

Living Through History

Nov 11 2023 • 6 mins

For the charges of conspiracy and treason, for which she is found guilty, I sentence her to five years of Festungshaft." The judge Georg Neithardt's gavel strike echoes inside the courtroom of the Munich Bavarian court at the conclusion of the trial, where nine individuals are accused of attempting a coup several months earlier to overthrow the democratic Bavarian Republic of Councils. Local newspapers have been covering the topic for over a month, already colloquially referred to as the "Bürgerbräukeller putsch," and have coined a special title for the judicial proceeding: they call it the "Ludendorff-Hitler trial."

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Script: Federico Bettuzzi
Production: Giovanni Zorzi