Nazi Germany - Economic Policies

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Nazi Germany - Economic Policies


  • Hitler's idea was that everyone should have a job
  • By 1939 there was virtually no unemployment in Germany
  • There were jobs in road building - 7000km of autobahnen
  • Jobs in public work - forestry work, water projects, new hospitals, schools and sports stadiums
  • Army grew
  • More jobs making military equipment
  • Hitler gave more jobs by stopping paying reparations and investing the money into German businesses
  • Introduction of national service meant all young men spent 6months in the RAD (compulsory labour service for 6months) and were then conscripted to the army
  • Jews were sacked and their jobs given to non-Jews
  • Many women were sacked and their jobs were given to men
  • BUT Jews,


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