Hitler's Use Of Propaganda Essay

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Propaganda was a very important tool used in World War Two that even Hitler recognised its importance and used it during his rule in Germany with the Nazi Party. The word “propaganda” originated in 1622 and was used by many countries afterword to influence the populations’ behavior, beliefs, and attitudes toward something. Hitler realized how important propaganda was and established the Reich Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda and anointed Joseph Goebbels to be the head of it. The Ministry then used many forms of propaganda to influence the non-jewish Germans in Germany. “One of Hitler’s first acts as chancellor was to establish the Reich Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda, demonstrating his belief that controlling…show more content…
He appointed Joseph Goebbels as director.”(Facing History and Ourselves, Visual Essay: The Impact of Propaganda) Through the ministry, Goebbels was able to penetrate virtually every form of German media, from newspapers, film, radio, posters, and rallies to museum exhibits and school textbooks, with Nazi…show more content…
The Nazis blamed the Jews for many of the problems going on in Germany at the time and portrayed anti-semitic beliefs. They portrayed those beliefs with propaganda with the Reich Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda which was established by Hitler as soon as he came into power and anointed Joseph Goebbels to be the head of it. After anti-semitism successfully divided the jews from the non-jews in Germany, a genocide of jews started and made the Jews suffer. The Jewish Holocaust was started by Adolf Hitler who used anti-semitism and propaganda to start a genocide of Jews. We must remember the Jewish Holocaust so we can be able to prevent future genocides that may happen. “Like the genocide of the Armenians before it, and the genocide of the Cambodians which followed it… the lessons of the Holocaust must never be forgotten.”(Ronald
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