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    control including the media, the boy scouts, education departments and the police. This process of coordination was called the Gleichschaltung. Following this was the Night of Long Knives in June 1934 where all of Hitler’s rivals were killed including Ernst Rohm. Shortly after Hindenburg dies and Hitler creates a new political position called Fuhrer which combined the powers of the Chancellor and the President once again giving himself more power. After Hitler got the army to swear an oath of…

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    Hitler Myth The Fuhrer of Germany is depicted as one who holds great heroic leadership. Adolf Hitler fit the title of the Fuhrer through his policies, ideologies and institutions that created an influential third regime. Through mass support of the German people, Hitler took action to restore the greatness of Germany. In attempt to improve the country, Hitler became a slave to his power and what it signified. The Hitler Myth is shown through history through the "ready-made terrain of…

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    was born in Munich, Germany on October 7th, 1900 into a conservative middle-class Roman Catholic family (Heinrich 2). Heinrich was born into a family by his father Gebhard and Anna Maria Himmler. He also had two brothers named Gebhard Ludwig and Ernst Hermann (Heinrich 2). As he grew up, the boys in Heinrich’s school understood him as studious and awkward in social situations. The students eventually found out that Heinrich also reported the boy’s schoolyard pranks to his father. This led…

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    During the Holocaust, millions of Jews and others perished. The SS played an important role in the aid of murdering millions of people during the Holocaust. Heinrich Himmler, the Reichsführer (leader) of the SS, was responsible for raising the SS to power. By the middle of WWII, the SS was made up by more than 52,000 people and was running concentration camps all around Germany. By the end of World War I, the Allies were the victors and Germany was defeated. To end World War I, the Treaty of…

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    Nazi party. And on the 30th of June 1934 a purge of the SA begun that lasted three whole days. Around 80-90 SA members were executed and hundreds of others were put in prison(Source J). Key leaders of the SA like Ernst Rohm were also executed. The army who had been under pressure by Ernst and the SA to join them instantly thanked Hitler and the SS's actions despite the deaths of two high ranking Generals in the purge, President Hindenburg who was now close to death, thanked Hitler as well and…

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    Heinrich Himmler proved to be one of the most powerful men in Germany during World War II. He was an intelligent man who utilized his close relationship with Adolf Hitler to become a formidable leader. Many consider him Hitler’s right hand man. During his lifetime, he served in the military, held countless positions, and earned promotions within the German government numerous times. He often expressed radical views and identified with the infamous Nazi party. Disregarding Hitler, Himmler was…

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    The ‘hard’ ideal values of the SS including showing hatred to the ‘inferior’ were what stopped many possible Jewish uprising. After the murder of Ernst Rohm and the SA leadership, Hitler announced that the SS would be an independent organisation led by Heinrich Himmler. By 1933 the SS grew to have hundreds of members that were fanatically loyal to Adolf Hitler and his philosophy. The SS soldiers were made to feel great about themselves Hitler referring to them as the ‘master race’, the soldiers…

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    In what ways, and with what success, did one authoritarian or single-party ruler deal with internal opposition? Existing internal political, military, social and economic opposition in Nazi german was dealt with by both legal and illegal means with varying degrees of success. Hitler’s exploitation of situations and use of violence allowed him to successfully destroy threats from other party’s as well as within the NSDAP as well as potential economic opponents. Violence as a method was mostly…

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    Adolf Hitler was the leader of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. He was the person who started World War II and watched over fascist polices, it resulted in millions of deaths. He was born in the Branau am Inn in Austria on April 20, 1889, to Alois Hitler and Klara Polz and was the fourth of six children. At the age of 3, Hitler’s family left Austria and moved to Germany. When he was a child he clashed with his father frequently. His father wanted him to have interest in business, however…

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    Hitler's Rise to Power There are many reasons why Hitler came to power in 1933. These reasons can be categorised in a variety of ways. One of the most important categories is the political. Lots of the other reasons stem from Hitler joining the Nazi Party on 14th…

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