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Total Power

Hitler wasted no time consolidating his power. Within months, all political parties except for the NSDAP had been banned, concentration camps were constructed, opponents were arrested en masse and the media was brought under state control. Hitler's single intent was to gain total power, as with this he could enforce the changes he saw as necessary to create a German superstate.

‘Hitler - so we had heard on all sides - Hitler would help the fatherland to achieve greatness, fortune, and prosperity...
We found this good, and were willing to do all that we could to contribute to the common effort.’

Inge Scholl, writing in
her book ‘The White Rose’
IntroductionWhat is the Holocaust?
Jewish Tradition
Hitlers Rise to Power
The Third Reich

Mass Murder
The Final Solution
Concentration Camp
Resisting the Enemy
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