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Arts and Humanities
History of Europe
Germany - Non-Violent and Violent Nazi Tactics
Terms in this set (11)
Non-violent methods of control used by Nazis
censorship, propaganda, laws
Dissemination of ideas, information or rumour for the purpose of injuring or helping an institution, cause or person.
Nazi Propaganda intended to
control all communication and expression and to define the cultural and social life of the nation.
The prevention or eradication of anything critical about Hitler and the Party, and covered up government faults and transgressions.
Censorship was headed by Joseph Goebbels, and was achieved through gleichschaltung by
taking control of the media and the arts, banning of certain newspapers, Editor's Law of October 4th 1933, looting of libraries, book burning ceremony, Reich Association of the German Press.
Propaganda in Nazi Germany involved
Fuhrer Myth, loudspeakers and volksgemeinschafts, subliminal propganda through film, cult of personality.
Violent means of control
SA, SS, Gestapo.
Established in the early 1920s to enforce ideologies of the early Nazi Party on the streets, engage opponents of the Party in brawls and fights, used violence and terror, "thugs", over 3 million members in 1934.
Originally established in 1925 as Hitler's bodyguards. 1929, headed by Himmler and operated an elite political police force. Found and dealt with all enemies and oversaw concentration camps after "The Night of the Long Knives, June 30th, 1934.
Branch of Schutzstaffel, left to own devices in running the camps and dealing out severe death inducing punishments.
Death Head Unit
established in 1933 to protect the Nazi regime at all costs, from all enemies. Secret police headed by Himmler. Most viscous, all-encompassing secret police force system. No more than 15,000 members. Relied on denunciation. Big Brother type.
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