intelligence from the Polish underground. Hitler: Profile of a Dictator. The Jewish community was fined one billion marks to pay for the damage caused by Kristallnacht and told that any insurance settlements would be confiscated. In the areas of Poland annexed in 1939, the Nazis instigated a brutal suppression and systematic dismantling of the Catholic Church. Using deficit spending, the regime undertook extensive public works, including the construction of Autobahnen (motorways). In concert with other aircraft manufacturers and under the direction of Aviation Minister Göring, production was ramped. In contrast to the previous oath, which required allegiance to the constitution of the country and its lawful establishments, this new oath required members of the military to obey Hitler even if they were being ordered to do something illegal. Germany was now a totalitarian state with Hitler at its head. The decree also allowed the police to detain people indefinitely without charges. The group was detected by the Gestapo and more than 50 members were tried and executed in 1942. Plans unveiled in late 1938 for massive increases to the navy and air force were impossible to fulfil, as Germany lacked the finances and material resources to build the planned units, as well as the necessary fuel required to keep them running. The Romani were forbidden to marry people of German extraction. At the Potsdam Conference in August 1945, the Allies arranged for the Allied occupation and denazification of the country. With the outbreak of World War II, the factory was converted to produce military vehicles. Meanwhile, American and British bomber fleets based in Britain began operations against Germany. The Moscow offensive, which resumed in October 1941, ended disastrously in December. He expected this time they would be met by force. Books and scripts had to be approved by the Propaganda Ministry prior to publication. The church continued to resist and by early 1937 Hitler abandoned his hope of uniting the Protestant churches. Britain agreed to Germany building a naval fleet with the signing of the Anglo-German Naval Agreement on When the Italian invasion of Ethiopia led to only mild protests by the British and French governments, on itler used the Franco-Soviet. Though the measures led to increases in the birth rate, the number of families having four or more children declined by five percent between 19Removing women from the workforce did not have the intended effect of freeing. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press. After outmanoeuvring the Allies in Belgium and forcing the evacuation of many British and French troops at Dunkirk, France fell as well, surrendering to Germany on 22 June. Politics Ideology Further information: Nazism The nsdap was a far-right political party which arose during the social and financial upheavals that occurred following the end of World War. Cadaverland: Inventing a Pathology of Catastrophe for Holocaust Survival: The Limits of Medical Knowledge and Memory in France. Austrian and Czech foreign exchange reserves were seized by the Nazis, as were stockpiles of raw materials such as metals and completed goods such as weaponry and aircraft, which were shipped to Germany. Hitler Youth: the Hitlerjugend in War and Peace. After the purge of 1934, the SA was no longer a major force. Dachau 19331945: The Official History. Hitler's Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe. Invasion of the Soviet Union On, contravening the MolotovRibbentrop Pact,.5 million Axis troops attacked the Soviet Union.