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Wehlr and Bergahan
Weltpolitik was a diversionary tactic to distract the masses from social and political reform
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Fischer
'Embarked on a course aiming at nothing less than a parity with the British world empire, if not more'
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Fischer
'excitement and bitterness of nationalist opinion over what was seen to be the humiliating outcome of the [Moroccan] Crisis'
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A.J.P Taylor
War By Timetable
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Berghahn
Escape Forwards
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Sturmer
An offensively conducted defensive war
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Fischer
A planned and executed war of aggression
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A.J Ryder
Death warrant of Germany
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William Carr
'It is inconceivable that Hitler could ever have come to power had not the Wiemar Republic been subjected to a world economic depression'
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Peter Gay
People operating politically (voters/politicians) were naive on how to do politics and so made mistakes; unsophisticated politics.
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David Blackburn
Need to recognize social and economic factors as well as political ones in understanding nature of Wilhelmine Germany
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Kershaw
Hitler Myth; Hitler's power came from his charismatic hold over people
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Hanz Mombessen
Cumulative Radicalisation
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Carlton Hayes
Top down leadership; Totalitarian dictatorship
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Kershaw
Working towards the Furher
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Lucy S. Dawidowicz
Where Hitler wasn't clear, subordinates competed to do his will
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Kolb
Stresemann wanted to restore German greatness, but this is not a criticism as that was normal for leaders of nations. 'coolly calculating realist, nationalist'
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Collier
Destruction of democracy began prior to Hitler becoming Chancellor (eg Prussian Coup July '32)
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Anthony Sutton
US Companies support Hitler (investment in German companies such as IG Farben)
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Gellately
Denunciations to a small Gestapo (Wurzburg, Northern Bavaria)
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Broszat
Resistenz; not being deliberately anti-Nazi but being human (wearing makeup/listening to banned music)
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Mallmann and Paul
Loyal Reluctance; not willing to rock the boat so did what you had to to stay out of trouble
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Bullock
Personal responsibility (intentionalist) and extreme political talent of Hitler
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Broszat
Structuralist view of the Nazi state run by 'rival power centres'
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'excitement and bitterness of nationalist opinion over what was seen to be the humiliating outcome of the [Moroccan] Crisis'

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War By Timetable

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Escape Forwards

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