The Planning of Aggression Evidence from captured documents has revealed that Hitler held four secret meetings to which the Tribunal proposes to make special reference because of the light they shed upon the question of the common plan and aggressive war.
At these meetings important declarations were made by Hitler as to his purposes, which are quite unmistakable in their terms. Untilit was the largest organization within the Nazi Party.
By Junehe had become the head of a unified national police, the Gestapo, while also remaining head of the SS. These included the creation of anti-semitic, anti-masonic propaganda, the The leadership of hitler and the nazi regime of public opinion and monitoring of Nazi indoctrination by the public.
A record was made of what was said, by one The leadership of hitler and the nazi regime those present. The day after, SA stormtroopers demolished union offices around the country; all trade unions were forced to dissolve and their leaders were arrested.
In this capacity he brought together the War Minister, the Minister of Economics, the Reich Finance Minister, the President of the Reichsbank and the Prussian Finance Minister to discuss problems connected with war mobilisation, and on the 27th May,in addressing these men, Goering opposed any financial limitation of war production and added that " all measures are to be considered from the standpoint of an assured waging of war.
Its contents were rather proclaimed from the house-tops. He requested that the statements he was about to make should be looked upon in the case of his death as his last will and testament. A number of agencies were set up whose duty was to control and influence the press, radio, films, publishing firms, etc.
Hitler informed the Commanders that the purpose of the Conference was to give them an idea of the world of his thoughts, and to tell them his decision. This principle applied in the first instance to Hitler himself as the Leader of the Party, and in a lesser degree to all other party officials.
The full details of these publications have been given in evidence. At the meeting of the 23rd November,Hitler was looking back to things accomplished, at the earlier meetings now to be considered, he was looking forward, and revealing his plans to his confederates.
This influence must be broken completely and finally. It brought about a considerable reinforcement of the Reich. It was necessary to lay a secure financial foundation for the building of armaments, and in April,the defendant Goering was appointed coordinator for raw materials and foreign exchange, and empowered to supervise all State and Party activities in these fields.
It will be convenient to consider the question of the existence of a common plan and the question of aggressive war together, and to deal later in this Judgment with the question of the individual responsibility of the defendants.
They are obviously careful records of the events they describe, and they have been preserved as such in the archives of the German Government, from whose custody they were captured.
In AprilHitler ordered the late defendant Ley, who was then staff director of the political organisation of the NSDAP, " to take over the trade unions. The extreme step of banning the practice of the Christian religion was not taken, but year by year efforts were made to limit the influence of Christianity on the German people, since, in the words used by the defendant Bormann to the defendant Rosenberg in an official letter, "the Christian religion and National Socialist doctrines are not compatible.
It is admitted that these clauses were not adhered to by Germany. We finally put a stop to the colonial and trade policy of the pre-war times, and pass over to the territorial policy of the future.
He often also announced broad general goals, but refused to involve himself in discussions about how to achieve them, or in efforts to resolve contradictions between the various policies he announced at different times.
Prussia was already under federal administration when Hitler came to power, providing a model for the process. It was in this year that the Sturmabteilung or SA was founded, with Hitler at its head, as a private pare-military force, which allegedly was to be used for the purpose of protecting NSDAP leaders from attack by rival political parties, and preserving order at NSDAP meetings, but in reality was used for fighting political opponents on the streets.
Died in a plane crash in Convicted of war crimes and hanged by the Nuremberg Tribunal. Pardons were granted to members of the Party who had been sentenced by the judges for proved offences. On the 14th October,at another conference, Goering announced that Hitler had instructed him to organise a gigantic armament programme, which would make insignificant all previous achievements.
The ostensible ground for the murder of Roehm was that he was plotting to overthrow Hitler, and the defendant Goering gave evidence that knowledge of such a plot had come to his ears. The Nazis capitalized on the situation by criticizing the ruling government and began to win elections.
These meetings took place on the 5th of November,the 23rd of May,the 22nd of August,and the 23rd of November, In Poland, huge death camps such as Auschwitz began operating with ruthless efficiency.
They eventually declared them undesirable to remain among German citizens and society, which over time dehumanised the Jews. The next step was Bohemia, Moravia and Poland.
Ethnic Germans who refused to ostracise Jews or who showed any signs of resistance to Nazi propaganda were placed under surveillance by the Gestapohad their rights removed, or were sent to concentration camps. Such documents could never be dismissed as inventions, nor even as inaccurate or distorted, they plainly record events which actually took place.
The murder of Jews in German-occupied lands stopped only in last months of the war, as the German armies were retreating toward Berlin. Hitler was determined to bring this unruly organization under control.
This put him in a unique position to lead the campaign against supposed enemies of Germanyparticularly the Jews. We demand abolition of the mercenary troops and formation of a national army. Hitler was released from prison in and in the Schutzstaffel, or SS, was created, nominally to act as his personal bodyguard, but in reality to terrorise political opponents.
War was seen to be inevitable, or at the very least, highly probable, if these purposes were to be accomplished.Adolf Hitler – politician and leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party (German: Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, abbreviated NSDAP), commonly known as the Nazi Party.
He was the absolute dictator of Germany from towith the title of Chancellor from to and with the title head of state (Führer.
Nazi Leadership and the Holocaust The dictatorial regime Hitler set up in Germany after January 30,had a complicated structure. In particular, power was shared between the official German government and the Nazi party.
Jehovah's Witnesses leaders supported Hitler and the Nazi regime. Letter to the Chancellor of Reich. The Jehovah’s Witnesses were persecuted by the Nazi regime because of their so-called bond with the Jews, the Masons and the Communists, because of their refusal to vote, to take the weapons, to do the Hitler salute, and of their.
The History of Hitler and the Nazi Regime In the Second World War, a man named Adolph Hitler, the leader of the infamous Nazi regime, had. Hitler grew to become the leader of the Nazi party and under his leadership, Nazi regime was responsible for the murder of over 5 million Jews and others whom they regarded as sub-human.
He died through suicide with his wife Eva on 30th April, In SeptemberAdolf Hitler joined the political party and less than two years later the party's name was officially changed to National Sozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter Partei (NSDAP), thus beginning the infamous history of the Nazi regime in Germany.Download