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
Religion and churches
The Berlin Olympics

Building the master race

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

Information and resources on this page are © Alpha History 2018-23. Content on this page may not be copied, republished or redistributed without the express permission of Alpha History. For more information please refer to our Terms of Use.