Hitler's Germany 1929-1939
Who or what were these?
Adolf Hitler/mein kampf ( my struggle)- Adolf Hitler was the Nazi leader during the second world war. Adolf Hitler, within the space of twelve months from 1923 to 1924, led an attempted revolt, the Beer hall putsch, which failed, and was sent to Landsberg Prison where he wrote "Mein Kampf". This book explained to anybody who would read it, his plans for Germany's future
Herman Goering- Hermann Goering was born in 1893 and died in 1945. Goering was one of the most senior politicians in Nazi Germany and a close confidante of Hitler. Wary of rivals, Goering did not have a harmonious relationship with the likes of himmler, Hessand Goebbels who he saw as wanting to steal his power.
Josef Goebbels- Joseph Goebbels was born in 1897 and died in 1945. Goebbels was Hitler's Minister of Propaganda and one of the most important and influential people in Nazi Germany.
Heinrich himmler- Heinrich Himmler was born in 1900 and died in 1945. Heinrich Himmler was to become one of the most feared men in Nazi Germany and Europe once World War two broke out. As head of the SS, he had ultimate responsibility of internal security in Nazi Germany (as was seen in the Night of the long knives).
Ernst Rohm- Ernst rohm was a Nazi leader and head of the Storm Troopers (SA). Originally, Rohm was an ally of Adolf Hitler. He was one of the first members of the Nazi party, and joined the SA when it was established in 1921.
The S.A. Or brown shirts/storm troopers- The Strurm Abteilung, or Storm Section, (SA) was a group under Captain Ernst Rohm formed as Hitler's private army in 1921.
The S.S. Or black shirts- The Black shirts was a nickname for Mussolini's paramilitaries - and also for those of Oswald Mosley. It was also used more generally as a nickname for Fascists.
The Gestapo- The Gestapo was the official secret police of Nazi Germany. Under the overall administration of the SS, it was administrated by the RSHA and...