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I hope you won't be offended when I say your question is a little naive. People have killed one another and worse (yes, it is possible to do worse) and called it good since long before Hitler. His contemporaries recognized this. Churchill called Nazi Germany a tyranny 'never surpassed in the dark and lamentable catalogue of human crime'. He was acknowledging ...


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You are asking to prove a negative here which is not really possible. Who knows what was rattling around in Hitler's brain? Just because a bunch of clowns in the OSS found some blueprints in one of his desks doesn't prove he was plotting to take over Nebraska. Hitler was an architecture freak who spent hours going over the details of buildings with Speer, ...


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Nobody mentioned that Hitler also withstood several internal party votings to the position of the party leader. It is difficult to say whether these votings were fair and what would happen if he failed to secure the majority, but at least we know that Mussolini was deposed by the internal party means.


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I believe that your textbook used an inappropriate level of precision in the number 52. Even if there were documents with such a classification of their victims, using them would concede that Nazi definitions were an useful guide to their killings and persecutions. In the 1920s and early 1930s, the nazis were engaged in paramilitary violence which might be ...


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Across the country, meaning only looking at victims in Germany and not the Nazi occupied territories, these were mainly Socialists, Jews, gypsies, certain religious groups, homosexuals, mentally handicapped people, pastors and priests who publicly voiced their resentment of the Nazis, German women who had a relationship with anyone deemed worthless by the ...



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