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What percentage of the pre-1914 army were professional soldiers?
44%
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Turn out at the 1912 election?
85%
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How many seats did the SPD get in the 1907 elections?
Just 43, even though they got lots of votes; showing the effect of urbanisation, but also the discrepancies in the electoral system
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1900-14: Population growth of how much in Germany?
24m
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How much unemployment was there in 1907?
3.5m
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How much did WWI cost Germany?
£8,394m
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How many Germans were killed in WWI?
2m
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How many Germans demonstrated against the war in 1917?
300,000 (three times as many as protested FOR the war in 1914)
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National Debt in 1922?
470m marks
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During 'hyperinflation', how much did prices go up every minute?
1120%
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After the introduction of the RENTENMARK , how many state employees had to be fired to balance the budget?
700,000
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How many murders took place 1920-22?
376 (354 were right-wingers)
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May 1928 Election: What percentage of seats did the Nazis win?
2.6%
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How much money in international loans did the Dawes Plan get Germany?
800m RM
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How much support did Muller's Grand Coalition have in the Reichstag?
over 60%
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1929 - what happened to Nazi vote in Thuringia?
It trebled, and broke the 10% barrier
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How many signatures did the Harzburg Front's petition against the Young Plan gain?
4m
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By 1930, how many people were avid radio listeners?
4m
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By 1923 how many members did the Nazi Party have?
3300
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When were the Nazi Party banned, and by whom?
1932, by Bruning
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By the end of 1929, how many members did the Nazi Party have?
130,000
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How much money did the Industrialists donate to the Nazis?
3m RM in Jan. 1933
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How many members did the SA have by 1933?
500,000
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By 1932, how much of the German workforce were unemployed?
1/3 (the unemployed and their dependents made up 1/5 of the population)
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By 1931, how many businesses had gone bankrupt?
50,000
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In 1932, how many times did Bruning use Article 48 (rule by decree)?
66
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What percentage of the vote did Hitler gain in the presidential election (1932)?
36.8%
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1930-2: How much did the Nazi vote rise by?
6m
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July 1932 Election: How many seats did Nazis win?
230 (became biggest party in Reichstag)
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Nov 1932 Election: How many seats did Nazis lose?
34
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How many National Elections were held during 1930-2?
5
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In the March 1933 election, what percentage did the Nazi vote increase to?
43.9% (2/3 of Germany did NOT vote Nazi. They missed a majority by 40 seats)
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How many voted for the Enabling Act? (1933)
444
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By Summer 1934, how many men did the SA have?
4.5m
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During the Night of the Long Knives, approx. how many people were executed?
Anything between 77-401 people
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How many people were in favour of Hitler's assumption of presidential powers? (Aug.1934)
90% - 38m
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How many elites took part in the Kreisau Circle?
20
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Approximately how many Germans were killed for some form of resistance?
77,000
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How many Protestant dissidents in Prussia in 1935?
700
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In one month, how many people were arrested for refusing to work?
7,408 (does this count as resistance?)
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How many political death sentences? And how many were Communists?
32,500 in total. 20,000 Communists.
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How many Chancellery Offices were there in Nazi Germany?
5 (main ones headed by Lammers and Bormann)
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How many cabinet meetings per year in 1933, decreased to how many in 1939?
72 in 1933 decreased to none in 1939
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1933-5: ** purged of how many 'undesirables'?
60,000
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What percentage of denunciations for sterilisation came from those in the medical profession?
75%
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Concentration camp population by 1935?
Below 4000
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How many members did the DAF have at its peak?
20m
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How much did a week's cruise for a family cost with the KDF, and how many took advantage of this offer in 1938?
£7 (10.3m used in 1938)
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How much money raised for 1933 'Winter Aid Programme' through 'voluntary' donations?
338m RM
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How many children born through 'Lebensborn'?
11,000
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How many members did the Hitler Youth have in 1939?
7.3m
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Niemoller's Confessional Church (1934) - how many pastors supported this?
Anything between 7000 - 17000
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How many sterilised in total?
400,000
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How many children euthanised through Aktion T4?
5200
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What percentage of the population were members of the German Faith Movement?
5%
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How many servicemen killed 1944-5?
5m
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How many involved in forced labour?
15m
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Meat ration dropped by what percentage after what?
After five months fighting in Russia, meat ration dropped by up to 80%
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When was a 60 hour working week introduced?
1944
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How many Eastern Germans became refugees?
5m
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How many killed through bombing?
300,000 killed in Germany
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How many left homeless by bombing?
7m (3m homes destroyed)
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Death sentences in ordinary courts 1939 and 1944?
1939 - 139, 1944 - over 4000
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How many Germans said bombing was the hardest part of the war for civilians?
91%
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1942: how much was bread allowance cut by?
200g
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1936: unemployment reduced to how much?
2.1m
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Government expenditure increased by how much? (1933-6)
70%
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MEFO Bills = By 1937, how much had government paid out?
12 billion marks worth
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During the war, by what percentage did civilian consumption decline?
20%
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After Speer, Ammunition production up by what percentage?
97%
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...And weaponry up by what percentage?
59%
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By 1944, how much had production increased from 1942?
Three-fold
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1941 - what percentage of the workforced were involved in war related products?
55%
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How many Austrian Jews forced to emigrate?
45,000
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1941 - How many Jews euthanised?
93,300 approx.
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1941-2: how many Russian Jews shot by Einsatzgruppen?
70,000
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How many Jews killed at Auschwitz and Treblinka?
Auschwitz = 1.5m, Treblinka = 870,000
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Madagascar Plan proposed for how many Jews to be moved?
4m
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How many Communist members were arrested after Reichstag Fire?
4000
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