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6. after 1942 why did German morale start to fall?

  • 3 million soldiers died in north africa
  • Hitler fell ill.
  • british bomber attacks, food shortages and German attacks stalling.
  • the americans dive bombed port salut

7. what was total war?

  • where Germany invaded poland
  • Goebbels ordered that everyone should make sacrifices for Germany
  • where every citizen under 50 had to join the army
  • when Himmler ordered 2000 jews to be gassed.

8. who were the edelweiss pirates?

  • young people that stole chocolate
  • an open form of resistance from young people that could be violent
  • prodestants that attacked any non-aryan people

9. between 1939-42 life in Germany was good, why?

  • there was increased economic prosperity.
  • there was quite a high standard of living, there was frequent German victories and there was no fighting on German soil
  • the german army was very good at defending the homeland
  • everyone had lots of food