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The Holocaust

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Introduction

Hitler before the Nazi's Why did Hitler hate the Jews? Extracts from Hitlers book "Mein Kampf" How did the Nazi's come to power 1920-1933? How were the Jews treated 1933-1940? What was the Holocaust? Remembrance of Holocaust. What types of racism exist today? The 25 points of the German workers party. Hitler joined the German workers Party in 1919, aged 30, and immediately made a frenzied effort to make it succeed. Hitler made speeches at the meetings. He talked against the Treaty of Versailles and delivered anti-Semitic tirades, blaming the Jews for Germany's problems. Hitler took charge of party propaganda in early 1920. He was aided in his recruitment efforts by army Captain Ernst R�hm, a new party member, who would play a vital role in Hitler's eventual rise to power. On February 24, 1920, Hitler was thrilled when he entered the large meeting hall in Munich and saw 2000 people waiting, including a huge number of communists. Hitler made a speech at this meeting outlining the 25 points of the German Worker's Party. That can be found on the back three pages of this booklet. Hitler realized one thing the movement lacked was a recognizable symbol or flag. In the summer of 1920, Hitler chose the symbol which to this day remains perhaps the most infamous in history, the Swastika. It was not something Hitler invented, but is found even in the ruins of ancient times. ...read more.

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And conversely it must be considered reprehensible to withhold healthy children from the nation." This would later develop into Hitler's idea of the Master Race. "When you tell a lie, tell big lies. This is what the Jews do, working on the principle, which is quite true in itself, that in the big lie there is always a certain force of credibility......" "Whoever wishes to win over the masses must know the key that will open the door to their hearts." Hitler's Conversation with Josef Hell, 1922 When Hell asked Hitler what he intended doing if he ever had full freedom of action against the Jews, his response was: "If I am ever really in power, the destruction of the Jews will be my first and most important job. As soon as I have power, I shall have gallows after gallows erected, for example, in Munich on the Marienplatz-as many of them as traffic allows. Then the Jews will be hanged one after another, and they will stay hanging until they stink. They will stay hanging as long as hygienically possible. As soon as they are untied, then the next group will follow and that will continue until the last Jew in Munich is exterminated. Exactly the same procedure will be followed in other cities until Germany is cleansed of the last Jew!" Adolf Hitler gave the Nazi's people to hate. ...read more.

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that the punishment for transgressing this law be the immediate suppression of the newspaper and the expulsion of the non-Germans from the Reich. Newspapers transgressing against the common welfare shall be suppressed. We demand legal action against those tendencies in art and literature that have a disruptive influence upon the life of our folk, and that any organizations that offend against the foregoing demands shall be dissolved. 24. We demand freedom for all religious faiths in the state, insofar as they do not endanger its existence or offend the moral and ethical sense of the Germanic race. The party as such represents the point of view of a positive Christianity without binding itself to any one particular confession. It fights against the Jewish materialist spirit within and without, and is convinced that a lasting recovery of our folk can only come about from within on the principle: COMMON GOOD BEFORE INDIVIDUAL GOOD 25. In order to carry out this program we demand: the creation of a strong central authority in the State, the unconditional authority by the political central parliament of the whole State and all its organizations. The formation of professional committees and of committees representing the several estates of the realm, to ensure that the laws promulgated by the central authority shall be carried out by the federal states. The leaders of the party undertake to promote the execution of the foregoing points at all costs, if necessary at the sacrifice of their own lives. ...read more.

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