Nazi Germany: War Years

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When was the defeat of Stalingrad?
January 1943 - this marked a turning point in the war as war-weariness became more evident.
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The youth were responsible for collecting money for what?
The Winter Harvest.
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How many homes and lives did the Allied bombing destroy?
2,000,000 homes and 305,000 lives - the most devastating raid was on Dresden in 1945.
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What was the maximum penalty for 'malicious denigration'?
Death sentence - there was also an increased penalty for listening to foreign radio broadcasts.
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In the early war years, what was a cause for celebration?
Easy victories, however there was an underlying desire for speedy conclusion.
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What was imposed on workers in August 1944?
A total ban on holidays as well as an increase in the working week to 60 hours and no extra payments,
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By the summer of 1944, what was the position of the women?
Hitler agreed to raise the working age to 50 - 60% of the Labour force were women.
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Explain the Bomb Plot.
Occurred in July 1944, head by Stauffenberg. Bomb placed under Hitler's table. The SS arrested 7,000 people and executed 5,746, including Stauffenberg.
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What did Hitler declare on 11th March 1945?
'The year 1918 will not be repeated' - it wasn't but the Germans were defeated.
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When did Goebbels announce 'Total War'?
February 1943 - the regime however was slow to adjust.
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