Night of Long Knives

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When did the Night of Long Knives tax place?
30th June and 2nd July 1933.
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Who was Rohm?
He was a leading rival to Hitler. He was a homosexual.
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Why were the SA purged?
Hitler saw them as too large. Caused major problems to the Nazi image. Himmler had lobbied for a chance to prove his the SS were strong.
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What happened to the SA?
The leading rivals to Hitler in the SA were killed by the SS. SA's only major role was running the labour camps during World War 2.
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Legal, Forceful or Compromising?
Illegal. Was Forceful. Helped Hitler to get rid of key rivals for total political control.
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Who was Rohm?

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He was a leading rival to Hitler. He was a homosexual.

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Why were the SA purged?

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What happened to the SA?

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Legal, Forceful or Compromising?

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