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Was The Munich Putsch a Success or a Failure?

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GCSE Germany 1918-1939

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Was the Munich Putsch a Success or a Failure.

Patrick Thompson

In 1923 Hitler and the Nazis attempted a putsch at a beer hall in Munich. They attempted unsuccessfully to overthrow the Bavarian Government. This had a huge effect on the Nazis both positive and negative and short term and long term.

In the short term the effects for the Nazi party where very negative. The Nazis where completely embarrassed Hitlers false sense of power lead him to believe he was more powerful than he actually was. The crowd of 3000 Nazis was overthrown by just 100 policemen resulting in 16 Nazi deaths and 3 Police deaths. The whole attempt was poorly organised and subsequently was a shambles. First Kahr was reluctant to support the nazis and took a lot of convincing when he finally did agree to support the Nazis Ludendorf let Kahr and his men leave and they immediately alerted the authorities, not very loyal. Hitler also overestimated the power of the Nazis and was quite shocked when they where defeated so easily. When the putsch was over Hitler and some of his men were imprisoned which lead to the collapse of

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