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.