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wht was there so little opposition to Nazis bettween 1939-45?

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H/W: Why was their so little opposition to the Nazis between 1939-45? Hitler was a master of manipulation and within Germany between 1939 to 1945 this was very obvious. Even when the people's rights were taken away from them there was hardly any opposition. Hitler's prime control method was fear. So many of his tools mirrored this like the S.S. but possibly there was even more fear of the Gestapo. The Gestapo was Hitler's eyes and ears but what's even more surprising then that is the few people who were involved in it considering the hype. Overall the amount of people in the Gestapo was around 10,000 but the German people thought it was more around the S.S. ...read more.


they were the biggest group (3 million members) and had the most widespread duties. Over all the S.S.'s main job was to eliminate all of Hitler's opposition with the information given to them by the Gestapo. The death head unit of the S.S. was responsible for the concentration, work and death cams. The Waffen S.S. was the elite soldiers of Nazi Germany. The general S.S. went round rounding up and killing or sending away all of the Nazi's opposition such as Jews and Communists. The S.S. itself was a propaganda tool of Hitler's at the start of the S.S. you had to be able to trace your line far back as the middle ages to prove you were German and couldn't have even the slightest imperfection such as a filling. ...read more.


The police and courts in the Third Reich were seen as fair and legal places but were really were the Nazis sent all the petit charges in which there verdict was what the Nazis wanted after a slow subtle nazification of the two in which all the head Nazis had the ultimate rule. People were scared of the courts because they knew what the verdict and the punishment was going to be before the trial ended. Hitler tried to use the Gestapo and his over tools to create a mindset that no one even thought to challenge. It was like a box that no one even had the idea of thinking outside of. And even if people had tried they would be to frightened to act upon them . ...read more.

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