How Did Hitler Use Propaganda Terror And Repression

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Nazism significantly impacted the propaganda, terror and repression in a time of the abolition of the Weimar and rising of Hitler. The German civilization was greatly affected German people from 1933-1939 making the ideology of Nazism change most facets of life. The underlying nature of the anti semitic and nationalist theme amongst the media was a supplement to a large portions of society 's initial views. By the 30th of January 1933, Hitler had been appointed Chancellor. The intentions to commit to the ‘Final Solution’ was obvious when he used propaganda, terror and repression in order to influence and persuade his actions, therefore justifying it to himself and others he took authority over.

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The first action of implementing terror into society was withdrawing many of the freedoms and rights that the German people had during the Weimar period by utilising their authority and using the SA and Gestapo as the prime enforces of terror. They went from door to door arresting Socialists, Communists, Trade union leaders and other who did not fit the ideas of the Nazi party. The intimidation of the authorities combined with the willingness of the German citizens to prosecute Jewish and Communist to the police brought society in a state of unease and paranoia. Germany was brainwashed by propaganda and terror into thinking that in order to be a “good citizen” you must perform repressive acts and inform authorities of crimes. Although this denunciation was not rare in the modern political systems,the Gestapo played the situation to a much greater scale which controlled more aspects of German life than ever before as the intimidation was severe amongst the population.The Gestapo represented the image of being an all-knowing, ever-present and all-powerful which was a reflection of the newspaper stories. Gestapo used methods to achieve control, including arbitrary arrest and torture to achieve confessions from their victims “The best political weapon is the weapon of terror. Cruelty commands respect. Men may hate us. But, we don’t ask for their love; only …show more content…

Propaganda, terror and repression played a significant role in the Nazi regime. Hitler used each to supplement and complement each other with the main focus to make Hitler appear a strong, powerful and all-knowing man who was in favour of the Nazi vision of the ‘national community’. This all impacted the German people by preserving support for Nazism and ensuring that the community that didn 't agree with the Nazi regime would not be heard by any

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