Danner set up a command post at the 19th Infantry Regiment barracks and alerted all military units. The action of these few men spelled doom for those attempting the putsch. This was an impossible situation for Hitler, who had 3, troops ready to fight.
Festungshaft was the mildest of the three types of jail sentence available in German law at the time; it excluded forced labour, provided reasonably comfortable cells, and allowed the prisoner to receive visitors almost daily for many hours.
He also justified his actions by suggesting that there was a clear and imminent communist threat to Germany. Hitler ended his speech with: "Outside are Kahr, Lossow and Seisser. First, their overall success depended upon the seizure of state offices and communications centers. However, at the Odeonsplatz in front of the Feldherrnhallethey met a force of soldiers blocking the way under the command of State Police Senior Lieutenant Baron Michael von Godin.
It seemed like the perfect opportunity to take power, but poor planning and misjudgement resulted in failure and the subsequent imprisonment of Adolf Hitler. Bavarian government officials were equally displeased.