Opposition to the Nazis

Opposition to the Nazis

The jacket of this book presents an image that its text carefully challenges: a 1937 photograph of a Munich street shows a crowd ecstatically saluting Nazi leaders on parade; underlining the apparent conformity, two small children ape their elders, ranged beside a scowling storm trooper. “Deutschland ist Hitler!” Rudolf Hess shouted at a Nazi party rally about this time. This propaganda view still is largely accepted: the Germans overwhelmingly backed the Hitlerian regime.

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