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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 [e]

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    • Apologies; I'm not being proper in my umlauts in the interest of getting concepts covered

Parent topics

  • Fascism [r]: Political ideology of the far right that seeks national unity through patriotism, collectivism, subservience of the individual and opposition to liberalism. [e]
  • Adolf Hitler [r]: (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. [e]
  • Totalitarianism [r]: Any political system, or ideologies that support such a system, in which a centralized political authority controls every aspects of life. [e]
  • Tripartite Pact [r]: The treaty Tripartite Pact of September 27, 1940, created the Second World War Axis of Germany, Japan, and Italy. [e]
  • World War II [r]: War between the Allies (most notably the UK, US and Soviet Union) and the Axis (principally Germany and Japan) 1939–1945. [e]

Subtopics

  • Operation Barbarossa [r]: The German invasion of the Soviet Union, beginning on June 22, 1941 [e]
  • Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact [r]: A 1939 nonaggression pact between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, with a secret protocol establishing spheres of influence for the two countries; effectively abrogated by the 1941 invasion of the Soviet Union by Germany [e]
  • The Holocaust [r]: Nazi Germany's systematic economic exploitation, followed by killing, of European Jews and others deemed racial and ideological enemies [e]
  • Schutzstaffel [r]: A Nazi German organization, the "SS". technically part of the National Socialist German Workers' Party but in many respects a "state within a state", its functions intermingled with government offices in a manner characteristic of Adolf Hitler's desire to keep final control. While it is best known for its security and genocidal operations, it also had major economic and regular military roles, a far growth from its original role as Hitler's personal bodyguard [e]

Leadership

The Major War Criminals, some that evaded capture by suicide or escape, and key subordinates

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SS and party leaders

State (not party) leaders

NDSAP organizations

    • How do we handle the many acronyms (SS, SD der SS, RSHA, Amt 4(b), etc.?), informal terms (e.g., "Brownshirts"), and reorganizations?
    • At this point, I'm going to use Nazi rather than NDSAP in organizational titles
  • Sturmabteilung [r]: The Nazi "brownshirt" paramilitary organization, also known as the SA [e]
  • Schutzstaffel [r]: A Nazi German organization, the "SS". technically part of the National Socialist German Workers' Party but in many respects a "state within a state", its functions intermingled with government offices in a manner characteristic of Adolf Hitler's desire to keep final control. While it is best known for its security and genocidal operations, it also had major economic and regular military roles, a far growth from its original role as Hitler's personal bodyguard [e]
  • Nazi Party regional organization [r]: Add brief definition or description

Military

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