Note 2
From Professor NSDAP by Joachim C. Fest — See further Notes

Letter of 14th June 1935. quoted in Thomas Mann an Ernst Bertram (Pfullingen, 1960). Thomas Mann wrote of his correspondent (ibid.):

'He saw roses and marble where I saw only asafetida, poison fusel for the people, a native lust for murder, and the certain destruction of Germany and Europe.'