Nazi Germany topics




The following pages contain informative but concise summaries of key topics relating to Nazi Germany. These topic pages have been written by Alpha History authors. If you would like to submit or suggest a topic article, please contact Alpha History.



Who were the Nazis?

Adolf Hitler
The Nazi Party
Nazi ideology
The origins of Nazism
The Sturmabteilung or SA
The Schutzstaffel or SS

The Nazi rise to power

The Beer Hall Putsch
Weimar Germany
Great Depression
Hitler becomes chancellor

Creating a dictatorship

The Reichstag fire
Extending control
Hitler and the Reichswehr
The Night of the Long Knives
The Nazi state
Economic recovery

Life in Nazi Germany

Work and leisure
Women
Children
Religion and churches
The Berlin Olympics

Building the master race

Eugenics
Anti-Semitism
Racial policies
Law and order
Opposition to the Nazis

Towards war and conquest

Hitler and Mussolini
Hitler and Stalin
The Spanish Civil War
The road to war
The invasion of Poland
The downfall of Nazism


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