Sturmabteilung

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  • Rise And Fall Of The SS Men

    The SS men were some of the most ruthless people of Hitler’s army. They were highly trained and swore loyalty to Hitler above all. They started as something small but rose to destructive terror with the help of some key individuals. In this paper I will describe to you the rise, duties, and fall of the SS men. I will also tell you of some of the people that were linked to the involvement of the SS. The SS were not always known as the SS. Before they were known for their terror and brutality they were known as part of the “Sturmabteilung” or assault division (SA) in English. The assault division first started in 1921 as Hitler’s personal body guards and they would follow him to all of his public events such as speeches. (History) The SA wore a brown uniform and because of this many people called them brown shirts. In 1925 Hitler ordered a new formation to be made out of the SA, it would be known as the SS. The SS at this point were just a small branch off section. The SS men had very specialized rules to be able to join…

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  • XI The Black Shoes Bitterfield Summary

    XI, The black shoes: Bitterfield 1935. A mother is peeling potatoes while the daughter is doing her homework in a working-class flat. The daughter ask the mother if she could have two pfennings for the week. This way she can make the trip to the country because her teacher said Hitler wants the town people to get closer with the farmers. The mother does not have the money but said she will try. The daughter starts to help her peel potatoes when she ask her if she has to wear the old black shoes…

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  • Freedom Speech

    This has saved the weak from being preyed on by the strong. This may be considered an important concept to talk about since this nation was founded on these principles. Political freedom is the state of being in political autonomy or political independence. It is one of the central concepts of democratic societies. Now political and social freedom are similar so I will not try to bore you by seemingly repeat things for each of these paragraphs. In the story it can be seen that the Jews being…

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  • The Lottery By Shirley Jackson

    Symbolism of Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” The short story “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson is about a small town that has a lottery, on June 27th, every year. All the citizens seem excited and amped up for this yearly occasion that Mr. Summers is in charge of. Though as the story progresses and comes to an end, it can be seen that this lottery is not something you want to win. These events of the story closely resemble the actions that took place in Nazi Germany in the 1930s. With the way…

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  • Hugo Bettauer's The Erotic Revolution

    Hugo Bettauer was a very influential man for his time; he was a journalist and many of his novels became bestsellers. In the 1920’s, a couple of his novels had been made into films. His most notable film Die Freudlose Gasse is about the life of prostitutes in Germany. Sadly, Hugo was murdered because of his strong controversial views on March 26, 1925 in Vienna, by a man named Otto Rothstock. Rothstock was a dental technician and had very close ties to the Austrian Nazi Party. The murder was the…

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  • How Did Hitler Deal With Internal Opposition

    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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  • Motives Of Adolf Hitler

    their name to Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (NSDAP), and it was often abbreviated as a Nazi for short. For the banner of the party, Adolf Hitler personally designed it which would include the infamous swastika symbol and him, placing it in a white circle with a red background. Adolf soon started to gain popularity with his very bitter speeches against the Treaty of Versailles as well as speeches on rival politician, Marxists as well as Jews. And then in 1921, Adolf Hitler took…

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  • Adolf Hitler And The Brownshirts

    12. The Sturmabteilung, also known as the Brownshirts, was the organization Adolf Hitler created to protect the Nazi Party from potential dangers at assemblies, but later began to disrupt rival parties’ meetings and to intimidate voters, Nazi opponents, and Jews in the streets. They were known as the Brownshirts because from the founding in 1921, the organization utilized brown shirts as their uniforms, as they were easily obtainable. The founding itself was controversial, as the Treaty of…

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  • How Did The Nazis Influence The Dictators

    blind in a military hospital when Germany surrendered 1918. During his time as a military intelligence officer, he observed the activities of the German Workers’ Party known as the D.A.P, Hitler later adopted a few of the anti-Semitic, and nationalist ideas of the group founder; Anton Drexler. Hitler joined the D.A.P on the September of 1919. Hitler was elected to be in charge of the party’s propaganda. He became leader of the D.A.P in April 1920. Soon after, Hitler changed the…

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  • Nuremberg Trials Research Paper

    This was held between 20th November 1945 to 1st October 1946, where 24 of the most prominent political and military members of the Third Reich were trialled in the Palace of Justice in Nuremberg. The prosecution accused these major war criminals and also seven organisations which include the leadership of the Nazi Party, the Reich Cabinet, the Gestapo, the ‘General Staff and High Command’, Schutzstaffel (SS), Sicherheitsdienst (SD) and Sturmabteilung (SA). As a result of the first set of…

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