This is the first separately published biography of Adolf Hitler in Turkish language, issued in the year of his election as a chancellor, in 1933. The first part is dedicated to the analysis of the uprise of the National Socialism, the problem of the anti-Semitism and fight against the Communism. The second part is Hitler’s biography with descriptions of his associates. The text is accompanied with photos.
The author Cihad Baban, who wrote the book as a 22 year old student of law at the Istanbul University, later became a prominent journalist and politician. As mentioned in the introduction, the text is a result of his personal researches and analysis of the uprise of Hitler and the Nazi movement, which was only published in the year, when Hitler was elected a chancellor.
The author’s tone in the introduction is worrisome about the future and he describes his own work as a pioneering and courageous.
Our example has been dedicated and signed by the author on September 13th, 1933.
The book is very rare. Worldcat only lists two institutional exampled (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek and KOÇ University Library).
References: OCLC 165517627, 1030059820, 754966781 (title without institutions).