The Police and the 1918-19 German Revolution
A Correction to Our Militant Labour Pamphlet

Publisher:  Workers Vanguard
Date Written:  23/01/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17725

After the SPD took the helm of the government, Emil Eichhorn, a member of the left wing of the USPD, became the Berlin chief of police, acting on the false view that this arm of the bourgeois state could be transformed into a revolutionary instrument. On 4 January 1919, the Prussian Ministry of the Interior dismissed Eichhorn in a deliberate provocation.

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