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KdF Arbeit im Betrieb, Anatol von Hubbenet
KdF Urlaubschiff Robert Ley
KdF worker welfare
KdF Festsaal
KdF vacations
Photos show an art exhibition organized by the KdF for workers at a large industrial company, a splendid shot of the KdF cruise ship Robert Ley, modern, clean and light work facilities, a cook in a modern kitchen preparing meals for workers at a large industrial company, workplace sport and leisure facilities, a worker's library, and a KdF tour bus during a KdF organized holiday.
clean and light factory courtsey of the KdF
The author, Anatol von Hübbenet, Hauptabteilungsleiter der Reichsamtleitung Kraft durch Freude, published several other books about the KdF during the Third Reich, but this one is rather obscure. None can be found online, none are offered for sale on the internet!
This is the 1941 edition of KdF Arbeit im Betrieb (Strength Through Joy Management Effort) by Anatol von Hübbenet. It is a 4-1/8 x 5-3/4 inch, 64 page softcover book with an embossed KdF swastika logo on the cover.
This rare Kraft durch Freude (KdF or Strength Through Joy) publication was produced to explain the mission of the KdF organization and its management efforts on behalf of workers in factories and elsewhere. It has has chapters called the Fundamentals of the New Social Order, From Company Streamlining to Human Resource Management, Strength Through Joy, the Beauty of Labor, After-Work Leisure Activities, the Education of the Work Force, Exercise in the Workplace, and Creating Worker Vacations.
The text highlights all the improvements made by KdF management for the average German worker as a result of the work by the KdF since the National Socialist were voted into power in 1933. The KdF, part of the Deutsche Arbeitsfront (DAF or German Labor Front) was responsible for better working conditions, health insurance, unemployment benefits, medical care, education possibilities, after-work activities and sport facilities, child care, affordable vacations for men and women of the German workforce.
KdF library
Our example of KdF Arbeit im Betrieb is complete and in very good used condition. It has the name of a pervious owner stamped on the title page. Cover is somewhat dirty.

Have a look at a KdF Madeira cruise photo book and Robert Ley's "The Largest Socialist Build-Up Ever of the German Nation", also for sale on  We are happy to combine shipping to save you money!

This 1941 edition of KdF Arbeit im Betrieb is
USM book #904
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