Kaitlin made an interesting point in her post: she argued that barbarism is the summarization of Nazi’s philosophical political ideologies and the most important factor in Hitler’s seize of power. I partly agree with Kaitlin’s assessment; barbarism is truly a succinct summary of uncivilized ideologies: war, racism, and violence. As Bessel pointed out, Weimar Germany was seriously wounded and lived in the shadow of World War I: its “social, cultural and political points of reference were the war” (172). And the nation’s deep desire to revenge “made the crude politics of Adolf Hitler and his henchmen acceptable to both Germany’s elites and Germany’s masses” (174).
Culture in the Third Reich National Socialism typified much more than a political movement that has been portrayed since the end of WWII. The Nazi leaders that came to power in January 1933 seeked the political authority to alter or improve the Versailles Treaty, and also wanted to reclaim and expand upon the land they had lost after the loss in World War I. They also found it necessary to manipulate the cultural landscape. They sought to return the country to its more traditional “Germanic” and “Nordic” values, to toll the Jewish, foreign, and degenerate influences that destroyed the German culture.
In the times of the Third Reich, the Nazi Youth Movement was in full force by requiring all youth to participate in a youth organization brought up by the Nazis in some way, shape, or form. The extent of the Nazi party mobilizing the youth was a success because of the mandatory requirement for the children to actively participate and the reason the Nazi party succeeded was because of the enormous amount of persuasion, motivation, and encouragement the Nazis demonstrated to the youth through propaganda. The Nazis understood that securing the youth in society was a step forward in their campaign for power. The Nazis didn’t want to scare away the young by forcing them to do tasks that they wouldn’t enjoy or like to take part in, but rather they
Resource A: excerpt from Rena’s Promise: A Story of Sisters in Auschwitz Rena asked the Nazis about finding her belongings later because she was worried about her belongings and notices it would be difficult to locate hers from the others since the pile was multiplying. This is shown when the author wrote, “I place mine upright, neatly, next to the growing pile then ask one of the SS guards, ‘How are we going to find our suitcases later?’ ”. This shows that Rena is concerned about her suitcase because she doesn’t want to lose her things. That is why Rena asked one of the SS guards about her suitcase so quickly.
Peter Müller of Swing Kids At the start of the 1930s, Germany began to experience the effects of the worldwide economic depression. The government at the time, the Weimar Republic, was perceived as weak to many Germans, and the democratic rule was unable to provide the country with a solution to its economic despair. With the Weimar Republic’s lack of popularity and the increasing anger and impatience amongst Germans, Adolf Hitler offered false promises of a prosperous future that raised the hopes of German people. Hitler and the Nazi Party’s claims and encouraging economic policies gained support quickly.
Intro: “Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.” These are the words of Adolf Hitler, perhaps the cruelest yet most charismatic leader to ever walk the face of the Earth. How did he manage to captivate and manipulate the people in one of the most advanced countries in the world? How did he persuade a generation of youth to fight in a war just 21 years after one of the deadliest conflicts in history? The answer lies in the Weimar Republic’s polarizing and strange culture.
Hitler boy youth This research paper is about hitler youth. Hitler trained kids to fight in the war, and he taught them how to shoot different type of guns. Flak gun crew in august 1940, british air raids began against berlin in relation for the bombing in london. Hitler youth boys had already been functioning an outbreak of war.
“We know that Germany will be free when the Jew has been excluded from the life of the German people”, according to Julius Streicher, who was the founder and publisher of the newspaper, Der Sturmer. Apparently, history repeated itself from the time of the Crusades to the time of the Holocaust since this thought from the Holocaust was like looking into a mirror from the Crusades. During the Holocaust, which was from 1933 until 1945, Hitler led Germany into war. His goal was to make the world exclusively the Aryan race. In order to do so, they tried to kill all of the Jews.
The Holocaust was the mass murder of millions of Jews and other religions from the Nazi regime and their collaborators (Steele 6). The Nazi’s got their power in 1933, they thought they were the “Master Race” and other’s lower than them were hated and tortured or killed (Steele 6). After the Nazi’s took power their final solution was to erase all Jews, other religions, and anyone who stood in their way (Steele 6). The Holocaust took place all over Europe but some of the main places the Holocaust took place in were Germany, Poland, and Hungary (Blohm 10), (Ghettos). People that were involved in the Holocaust were Nazis, Jews, other religions, and politicians (Steele 6-7).
Under Adolf Hitler's rule, Germany was controlled by the Nazi’s who constricted many aspects of life. Hitler joined the German Workers party and soon became its leader during the year of 1921. Nearly ten years later he became the dictator of Germany along with his Nazi government. In the 1930’s, when the Nazi’s took power many lives dramatically changed for the negative, especially for the Jews. Dachau was the first working Concentration Camp located on the land of an abandoned factory near the town of Dachau that was formed by a dictatorship, treated the jews worse than imagined, and ran like every other concentration camp.