Performing the Nation in Interwar Germany: Sport, Spectacle by Nadine Rossol (auth.)

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59 Naturally, the Reichsbanner wanted to demonstrate strength and the forceful spread of the republican idea. But cities for Reichsbanner celebrations were not only selected for their geographical location, their importance for a republican narrative was also a reason. The Reichsbanner celebrated in Weimar in 1924, not to remember the great poets of the city, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Friedrich Schiller, but to stress the birthplace of the Weimar Constitution. 60 However, the city of Weimar, as birthplace of the democratic constitution, was difficult ground for unambiguous republican interpretations.

The fact that the police were carrying weapons, so Marx, had caused problems at diplomatic level. 46 In the summer of 1924 negotiations between the French and the Germans were not an easy task. The 1923 occupation of the Ruhr area by French and Belgian troops was still fresh on people’s minds, but, at the same time, the German government was determined to keep political discussions with the French going. 47 The Prussian Minister of the Interior Carl Severing and Reich President Friedrich Ebert attempted to calm down the situation.

We still have a lot to learn from them [. 38 Cologne’s Kampfspiele in 1926: Sport and the nation The staging of sporting events was not limited to one political conviction. Planned to take place every four years in a different German city, the Kampfspiele were the ‘bourgeois’ response to Germany’s initial exclusion from the Olympic Games after the end of the First World War. Germany was allowed to participate again in the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam. In consequence, bourgeois sports organisations and their representatives considered the Kampfspiele as ‘the German Olympic Games’.

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