Nazi Germany Key Dates and statistics

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30th Jan 1933
Hitler appointed Chancellor
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27th Feb 1933
Rechstag fire
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5 March 1933
New elections; an attempt for the Nazis to gain a majority in the Reichstag
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How many Nazis are awarded seats in the new elections?
44%. this is still not enough for a majority
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22nd March 1933
Dachau Concentration camp in Munich is opened
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23rd March 1933
Passing of the enabling act
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2nd May 1933
Trade unions are banned
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14 July 1933
All other political parties banned. Germany is now a one party state.
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20th July 1933
Concordat with the Catholic Church. Nazis will not interfere with the Church & the Church will not get involved with politics, so the Centre party voluntarily disband
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29th May 1934
Confessional Church established
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30th June 1934
Night of the Long Knives
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2nd August 1934
Death of Hindenburg. Hitler declares himself 'Der Führer' and has the army swear an oath of loyalty to him.
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16th March 1935
Re-introduction of conscription
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15th September 1935
Nuremberg race laws. Rally attended by around 30,000 people
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Summer 1936
Berlin Olympics. The Stadium can hold 110,000 spectators and is the biggest in the world
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9th September 1936
Introduction of the 4 year plan
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1st December 1936
Law for the incorporation of German youth
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14th March 1937
Issue of Papal encyclical 'With Burning Grief' criticised the breaking of the concordat and the racism in Nazi ideology
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12th March 1938
Anschluss with Austria
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30th September 1938
Signing of the Munich agreement. Sudetenland is given to Germany
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9th November 1938
Kristallnacht.
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15th March 1939
Occupation of the rest of Czechslovakia
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25th March 1939
Membership of HJ made compulsory
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23rd August 1939
Nazi Soviet pact. Russia and Germany agree not to invade each other
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1st September 1939
Germany invades Poland
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3rd September 1939
France and Britain declare war on Germany
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22nd June 1941
Operation Barbarossa - Germany invades Russia
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3rd August 1941
Von Galen's sermon against euthanasia
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December 1941
German forces halted outside Moscow
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11th December 1941
Germany declares war on USA
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20th Jan 1942
'Final solution' of the Jewish problem agreed.
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31st January 1943
German surrender at Stalingrad
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18th Feb 1943
Goebbels 'total war' speech
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20th July 1944
Stauffenberg bomb plot
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30th April 1945
Hitler commits suicide
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7th May 1945
German surrender.
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1933
Founding of 'The Ministry of Propaganda and Enlightenment'
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The Number of households that owned a radio by 1939
70%. This was because at 35RM a unit, they were so cheap. (This is why Goebbels had them mass produced)
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The amount of raw materials still being imported in 1939
1/3. Germany failed to achieve autarky even by the end of the war
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Amount of teachers who had joined the National socialist teacher's league by 1937
97%
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The amount of curriculum time allocated to PE
15% (2 hours per day on average)
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How many teachers were purged as a result of the law for the restoration of civil service in 1933
1200
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German Labour front (DAF) membership 1933 - 1939
5 million - 22 million
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The size of the working population
around 44% (The largest group)
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The amount of films produced that were directly political
14%.
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Goebbel's argument in 1934
"Propaganda was our sharpest weapon in conquering the state, and remains our sharpest weapon in maintaining and building up that state"
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The reason the working class were least impressed by the 'economic miracle'
Wages rose only 1% by 1939 whilst working hours increased
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The amount of the population in agriculture by 1933
29%
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The increase in farmer's income between 1933 and 1936
41%
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The amount of farms that came under entailed farm law
20%
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Number of people in protective custody by 1939
162,000
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Number of people convicted for treason in 1935
5,000
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size of the female workforce by 1939
27%
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Amount of German casualties on the Eastern front
95%
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Amount of homes destroyed by allied bombs
2 million
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Rechstag fire

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New elections; an attempt for the Nazis to gain a majority in the Reichstag

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44%. this is still not enough for a majority

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Dachau Concentration camp in Munich is opened

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