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9. March 1933

SA-Truppen in AktionSA-Troops "in action"As part of the seizure of power of the National Socialists in Bavaria the newspaper's offices are stormed and plundered by SA troops. Gerlich is badly mistreated and taken into ‚protective custody'.

Following this, Gerlich is detained in the police prison in the Ettstrasse in Munich. Numerous interrogations and instances of torture take place.