Nazi Opposition

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  • Nazi Opposition
    • The Army
      • why did they oppose?
        • stauffenburg opposed- didn't like suffering of German army in Russia & brutality of SS.
      • How did they oppose?
        • 1. Plotted against Hitler- 1938 by Hans Oster as he feared Hitler's aggression against C. Slovakia.
        • 2. Planned raid on Chancellery that would murder Hitler- Valkyrie Plot (bomb in briefcase)
          • Plan failed after Munich agreements. Bomb didn't kill Hitler
    • The Church
      • Why did they oppose?
        • Believed Church had right to express own opinions
        • Believed Christianity couldn't accept Nazi views
      • How did they oppose?
        • Hoffer planned against Nazi-1930. In 1935 he campaigned against Nuremburg Laws
          • Failed as he got caught and sent to CC.
    • White Rose Group- Youth- led by Hans and Sophie
      • Why did they oppose?
        • Disgusted at lack of opposition to Nazi's
        • Not fooled by Propaganda
      • How did they oppose?
        • Handed out anti-Nazi posters&leaflets
        • Rebelled against Hitler's ideas
          • Failed- no strong campaign and no impact. leaders arrested and tortured.
    • Edelweiss Pirates- Youth
      • Why did they oppose?
        • Wanted to have fun
        • Opposed Hitler Youth
      • How did they oppose?
        • Go on hikes singing anti-Hitler songs
          • Failed- only active for 6 years- had little impact on Germans. got caught& hanged for killing member of cologne Gestapo
        • Beat up Hitler Youth patrols
        • Rejected Nazi rules by drinking, having sex with whoever and wearing Edelweiss badges.
          • Failed- only active for 6 years- had little impact on Germans. got caught& hanged for killing member of cologne Gestapo
  • BUT... YOUTH ARE NEXT GEN. SO HITLER'S PLANS ON GERMANY BECOMING NAZI'S NOT WORKING WELL

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