Opposition to the Nazi's

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*OPPOSITION TO THE NAZI'S.

  • In 1933, Hitler signed a concordat with the pope to protect the Roman Catholic Church in Germany. Nevertheless, Catholic groups were shut down and bishops were imprisoned.
  • In the end only 50 pastors were put in prison for opposing as the Roman Catholic Church was the largest non-Nazi organisation left in Germany.
  • Hitler faced opposition from army generals who disliked the influence that Nazi organisations, such as, the Gestapo and the SS had in military matters.
  • Many people objected to being forced to join the Hitler Youth and the League of German Maidens, especially after it became compulsory

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