It was through their miserable cowardice that those ruffians of Jews who came into power in were able to rob the nation of its arms. We demand abolition of the mercenary troops and formation of a national army.
Hitler lost the Presidential election in ; however, he and other Nazi candidates won Nazi concentration camps and gas chambers were more than incidental phenomena in the total process of Nazism.
Similarly, the impact of the depression has been exaggerated, if it is to serve as the main cause of explaining the rise and triumph of Nazism. If killing had been the main objective of the camps, such killing could have been accomplished with more efficiency and without the suffering and the degradation that accompanied it.
But the politicians of the Right deserve exactly the same reproach. Yet, while the German urban workers did not want Nazism, they did little to resist its coming into power or its operations once it was in power. Cohen, Elie A. But this idea is one that comes not from any grounding in economic principles, but rather the Soviet interpretation of the Marxian framework.
Even the Roman Catholic and generally democratic Center party gave Hitler the dictatorial powers he asked for in the Reichstag on March 23, Among them were wealthy industrialists who were alarmed by the growth of the Communist Party and did not want to be forced to give up what they owned.
In addition, Nazism had the dynamic of a popular mass movement, whereas antidemocratic and antiliberal ideas and policies in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries still recognized some restraints of traditional religion and morality.
Membership statistics of indicate that manual workers were substantially underrepresented in the Nazi party, whereas white-collar workers and middle-class persons were greatly overrepresented in relation to the total German population.
Sales of Hitler's political autobiography "Mein Kampf," sometimes referred to as the bible of the Nazi Party, made him a millionaire.