Walter Ulbricht — German Politician born on June 30, 1893, died on August 01, 1973

Walter Ernst Paul Ulbricht was a German communist politician. Ulbricht played a leading role in the creation of the Weimar-era Communist Party of Germany and later in the early development and establishment of East Germany. As the first secretary of the Socialist Unity Party 1950 to 1971, he was the chief decision maker in East Germany. From President Wilhelm Pieck's death in 1960, he was also the East German head of state until his own death in 1973... (wikipedia)

Gifts fall from heaven only in fairy tales.
Let us show our fellow countrymen and the entire world what the Germans can do when they work for peace.
The victory of the working people over the exploiters and slave holders is at the same time the victorious struggle for liberation by the German people.
Let there be great enthusiasm for the plan throughout the entire republic that will overcome all obstacles. Let us join together to realize the Five Year Plan and bring our economy and our own living standards to previously unknown heights.
This hunger for profits causes great misery for the people.