This section contains the front matter from the various prior editions of the book. The first edition was published in 1995.
If it were possible to form a state or an army exclusively of homosexuals, these men would direct all their emulations toward honors, and going into battle with such a spirit would, even if their numbers were small, conquer the world.
Plato, from Banquet (In Konrad Heiden’s Der Fuehrer, 1944:741)
It remains characteristic of the Germans, that they, outwardly the most brutally masculine of all European peoples, are the most homosexual nation on earth.
H.R. Knickerbocker, Is Tomorrow Hitler’s?, 1941:34