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- National Socialism : The totalitarian ideology espoused by Adolf Hitler and the German Nazi Party; its program was first stated formally in 1920, drafted by Hitler, Gottfried Feder and Anton Drexler
- Bavaria : The southernmost state in Germany whose capital is Münich (München).
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- Gottfried Feder : German construction engineer and amateur economist, who cofounded the German Workers' Party, which became the Nazi Party; attracted Adolf Hitler; fell out of favor due to left-wing views
- Hermann Goering : prominent Nazi politician, effectively #2 in status for most of the war and Commander-in-Chief of the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) during WW II. Sentenced to death by the International Military Tribunal (Nuremberg) but committed suicide shortly before execution
- Adolf Hitler : (1889–1945) Politician in Germany; became 1921 Nazi Party leader, 1933 Reichskanzler (Chancellor), then 1934 as der Führer dictator before and during World War II.
- Erich Ludendorff : (1865-1937) First Quartermaster-General/Chief of Army Staff for Germany in WWI; became right-wing politician, participated in Beer Hall Putsch, serving as a Nazi Reichstag deputy 1924-1928 but eventually broke with the Nazis
- Ernst Roehm : (1887-1934) Career military officer; early Nazi and closest friend of Adolf Hitler, and the operational leader, in the 1930s, of the Sturmabteilung ("Storm Troops"; “Brownshirts”, SA); revolutionary who emphasized socialism in National Socialism; purged and killed 1934, as part of the Night of the Long Knives
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