Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” released in Poland, France is next

The academic edition of Adolf Hitler’s book “Mein Kampf” (“My struggle “, is included in the Federal list of extremist materials, the distribution of which on the territory of the Russian Federation is prohibited – approx.” RG “). As Bellona emphasizes, this book should be “a warning about how easy it is to destroy democracy and almost imperceptibly come to a totalitarian regime.”

“What happened in Germany after 1933 can happen today, tomorrow, the day after tomorrow, in many places around the world, ”said Bellona Director Zbigniew Cerwinski. According to him, it is extremely important “to give a complete picture of what Mein Kampf is, and to explain what the consequences may be.” to understand much more fully and deeply the dangers of Nazism, lies and totalitarianism. “

The publication of Hitler’s treatise in Poland is already the second such case in Europe in recent years. In 2016, the book was published in Germany and in the same year became a bestseller, instead of 4 thousand copies, as originally planned, 85 thousand were sold. However, it should be noted that the book is much thicker than the original, first published in 1925. The two-volume collection contains 5,000 commentaries by experts and historians (without them, publishing Mein Kampf is prohibited in Germany, as in many other countries).

France will soon join the list of countries where Hitler’s manifesto was issued … Previously, it was assumed that the book, exposing the racist and anti-Semitic ideology of Adolf Hitler, will be released in 2020. But the coronavirus pandemic forced Fayard to postpone its release. It will appear on store shelves in 2021, however, the exact date has not yet been set. In addition, the publisher does not disclose details of its content, writes AFP.

It is worth noting that Mein Kampf was written by Hitler while he was serving a prison sentence in Bavaria following a failed coup d’état. According to experts, reading the book is extremely difficult, it is written stupidly, tediously, in a heavy, clumsy language, boring and completely indigestible.