Germany Key Idea 3.6- Machinary of terror + 3.7 Night of the Long Knives

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What was the role of the SS?
To protect Hitler and create a master race
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What was their role in the camps?
They controlled them, included Death's head units
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What was the Gestapo known as?
Secret police
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What did they join?
The SS
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How many members did the Gestapo have?
20,000
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What did the Gestapo rely on?
Informants
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Who led the Gestapo and SS? and from when?
Himmler and from 1933
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What methods did the Gestapo and SS use?
Sterilisation and censorship to murdr and excecution
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What was a quote for this?
State within a state
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What was set up alongside the onle system?
Peoples courts
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When?
1934
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from 1939 What did judges have to study?
Nazi ideology
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How many were excecuted legally 1933-1945?
32,000
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What were camps initially set up for?
Political opponents
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How many camps were there before 39? example?
4 including Dachau
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who were targeted from 36 onwards?
50% of population 37
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When was Night of the Long knives?
30th June 1934
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What happened?
SS shot many SA leaders and others seen as a threat including Rohm Strasser
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what is this an example of?
Use of terror
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