HOW THE NAZIS GAINED CONTROL USING TERROR

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  • HOW THE NAZIS GAINED CONTROL USING TERROR
    • THE SS
      • The SS means protection squad and Himmler built it up and by 1939 it was 240,000 members
    • CONCENTRATION CAMPS
    • THE POLICE & COURTS
  • All members had to be 'Aryan' and could arrest people without trial and search houses
    • THE SS
      • The SS means protection squad and Himmler built it up and by 1939 it was 240,000 members
  • CONCENTRATION CAMPS
  • The camps held Jews, Communists, Socialists, trade unionists - anyone who criticised the Nazis
    • People were held there and had to endure hard labour and torture under Nazi instruction
      • THE GESTAPO
        • HOW THE NAZIS GAINED CONTROL USING TERROR
          • THE POLICE & COURTS
      • They were the state secret police and collect information from a huge network of informers. Informers reported on local people who they believed were 'anti-Nazi.'
        • THE GESTAPO
        • They could arrest people without trial, could torture them, and could put them in concentration camps
          • The police carried on with their normal work but became part of the network of informers, but had to ignore crimes committed by Nazis
            • All courts were under Nazi control so a fair trial was not possible. The number of offences which resulted in the death penalty increased
              • INFORMERS
                • Informers checked every home each week whilst collecting donations to the Nazi Party
              • Informers checked every home each week whilst collecting donations to the Nazi Party

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