Hitler 's Influence On The Nazi Party Essay

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During the 1920’s Germany was in deep crisis from the harsh consequences of the Treaty of Versailles that had lead to hyperinflation and masses of Germans not losing trust in their politicians. The country was in need of a leader, who was trustworthy and would give all their time to putting Germany back on the map. Adolf Hitler soon rose to the challenge to become Chancellor and quoted that he had ‘the duty to be a fighter for truth and justice’ which, in time, won over the votes for the Nazi party, but could not gain the voters all by himself. Hitler’s Henchmen played a massive part in Hitler’s leadership and two of the most of important were Himmler (In charge of Terror) and Goebbels (who was in charge of Propaganda). Their roles and techniques will be further explained in various paragraphs which will lead to a conclusion as to who was more important to Hitler.

Hitler was immensely impressed with Goebbels’ successful academic past and grew closer to Goebbels through his loyalty towards the Nazi’s aims. He also admired Goebbels’ talent for propaganda and was pleased with his input through media to gain Nazi’s votes. Paul Joseph Goebbels joined the Nazi party in 1922 before being appointed as Head of Propaganda within the party in 1930. Unlike the others, his history with World War one did not exist due to disability of a club foot which has been rumoured to distance him from Hitler. Even though he is remembered as a henchman for an evil leader, Goebbels was a brilliant…

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