Note 19
From Professor NSDAP by Joachim C. Fest — See further Notes

19 Rudolf G. Binding, Antwort eines Deutschen an die Welt (Frankfurt am Main, 1933). The work was directed against an earlier critical article by Romain Rolland on the situation in Germany. Erwin Guido Kolbenheyer, Wilhelm von Scholz et al. used similar arguments against the French writer and defended the book-burning as a necessary act of 'cleansing' and 'purification'.