Volkswacht (Insterburg)

Volkswacht ('People's Guard') was a German Social Democratic newspaper published from Insterburg 1919-1933.[1] It carried the by-line "Organ for the Social Democracy of the Circle of Insterburg, Gumbinnen, Stallupönen, Darkehmen, Gerdauen".[1] It was one of the most long-lasting local labour newspapers of East Prussia during the inter-bellum years.[2] Volkswacht was linked to Königsberger Volkszeitung.[3] As of 1920 it was published six times a week, and had a circulation of 6,000.[3] Volkswacht was banned in 1933.[3]

Volkswacht
Founded1919
Political alignmentSocialism
LanguageGerman
Ceased publication1933
HeadquartersInsterburg

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Archivalische Forschungen Zur Geschichte Der Deutschen Arbeiterbewegung. Akademie-Verlag. 1969. p. 1823.
  2. ^ Gert Hagelweide (1983). Zur Geschichte der sozial-demokratischen Presse in Ostpreussen 1914 bis 1922: Festschrift für Wilhelm Matull zum achtzigsten Geburtstag am 28. Mai 1983. Selbstverl. p. 48.
  3. ^ a b c Kurt Koszyk (1966). Die Presse der deutschen Sozialdemokratie. sn. p. 122.