By Linda Jacobs Altman
How may possibly the Holocaust have occurred in a civilized kingdom? who's responsible? The roots of the hatred that resulted in the Holocaust begun lengthy sooner than global conflict II. In HITLER, GOEBBELS, HIMMLER: THE NAZI HOLOCAUST MASTERMINDS, writer Linda Jacobs Altman completely examines the reasons and occasions that led as much as the Holocaust, Adolf Hitler's upward thrust to energy, and the function he performed in global battle II in perpetuating the Holocaust. This e-book is built from THE HOLOCAUST, HITLER, AND NAZI GERMANY to permit republication of the unique textual content into publication, paperback, and exchange variations.
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A month after the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, Austria declared war on Serbia. After that, declarations of war fell in rapid succession. Europe divided into two camps: the Allies, led by Great Britain, France and Russia, against the Central Powers of Germany, Austria, Turkey, and Italy. World War I—the first fully mechanized war in human history—had begun. This would not be a “good, old-fashioned war” complete with blaring trumpets, charging cavalry, and infantry marching in close-order drill.
Others wondered how Germany would fare without the Iron Chancellor’s steadying hand at the helm of government. Chapter 2 THE KAISER'S WAR Kaiser Wilhelm II was a self-absorbed man who lacked the temperament for affairs of state. Close associates considered him a spoiled child in a man’s body. ”1 The kaiser liked to wear medals he had not earned and conduct military maneuvers he did not understand. ”2 The Road to War Wilhelm blundered his way into one international crisis after another. He angered the French by meddling with their colony in Morocco, the British by challenging the superiority of their navy, and the Russians by siding with Austria in a dispute over Russian control of Serbia.
On March 24, 1933, the Reichstag handed the Nazis what they wanted. A two-thirds majority approved an “enabling act” that transferred legislative power to Chancellor Adolf Hitler. After that, the Reichstag was nothing but a rubber stamp for Hitler’s policies. The Fascist Vision Totalitarian governments such as that of Nazi Germany are often called dictatorships or police states. Under an all-pow-erful leader, the state controls not only the economy and the government but people’s personal lives as well.
Hitler, Goebbels, Himmler. The Nazi Holocaust Masterminds by Linda Jacobs Altman