- Created by: Popsellis
- Created on: 16-01-15 16:34
- Reichstag fire
- 27th February 1933.
- Young Dutch Communist, Marinus Van Der was arrested and charged for fire.
- Nazis claimed that this was a plot to start a revolution in Germany.
- Used to justify he immediately suspension of civil liberties.
- Suspicions that Marinus was set up, so that Hitler could introduce repressive measures but no evidence.