War and it's impact on life in Germany, 1939-1947

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What were the initial effects of the war?
Germany took resources from the lands they occupied, foreigners worked in their factories, rationing began in 1939.
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How many were killed in the Hamburg bombings (27th July 1943)?
45,000
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How many were killed in the Dresden bombings (August 1943)?
150,000
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What was The People's Home Guard (Volksstrum)?
Just propaganda - to raise spirits.
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How were Jews treated during the war?
Sent to ghettos, Einsatzgruppen, the Final Solution (1942).
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What civilian opposition was there during the war?
The White Rose (Students at Munich University), Edelweiss Pirates (leader hanged Nov. 1944), The Red Orchestra (Spies for the Soviet Army), Dietrich Bonhoeffer (Opposed Nazi polices, helped Jews escape.).
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What military opposition was there during the war?
July 1944 Bomb Plot - Operation Valkyrie - bomb in a leather bag left by Claus von Staffenburg.
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When did the allies invade?
24th of March 1945.
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When did Hitler commit suicide?
30th of April 1945.
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How many senior leaders were tried in Nuremberg?
21
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