Even people with Jewish grandparents who had converted to Christianity were defined as Jews.
During the 1936 Olympic Games held in Berlin, the Nazis moderated their anti-Jewish attacks and even removed some of the anti-Semitic signs from public places.
I have a 12 year old son and recently I have been educating him about the holocaust, in the hopes that I can make him understand that predjudice in any form should not be tolerated.
I had family who fought in World Word II for our liberty and freedom and with the way the world is going at the moment it scares me to think it could happen again.
After Hitler’s takeover in 1933, Germany began getting bad press around the world due to their horrible treatment of the Jews.
The Germans, in their way of thinking, said: "It’s all because of the Jewish lobby, overseas." The Germans decided: "To quiet them down, we’re going to hit the Jews where it hurts – in their pocketbooks." They declared a boycott against all Jewish businesses.
During the 1917 revolution in Russia, the Communists were successful in part by mobilizing street forces. A Nazi song, "Horst Wessel," included these lyrics: "When Jewish blood spurts from the knife, things will go well again." Lovers of order and protocol, the Germans made their stance against the Jews legally binding.
In Germany, Hitler took 400,000 scum off the streets – addicts and criminals – and provided them with sticks and “brown shirt” uniforms. In 1935, anti-Semitism officially became enshrined in the Nuremberg Laws, which included: Case in point: A Jew had been working for a German businessman for years, doing a good job as a manager.
he basically had the nation by the heartstrings and the balls.
Hitler had no convincing to do; he simply brought forth what had been part of the German mentality for centuries.
children were taught in schools to despise the "juden" and to watch out for their deceit.