Attached herein are thumbnail reports on how the Third Reich economy was faring during the last six months of 1934. For the month of October a report begins -
"The developments in the German trade situation in recent weeks are best summed up in the following newspaper headline of recent date:"
"REICH TO GLORIFY HUNGER AS VIRTUE"
"It's a prison or a concentration camp if they catch you tuned in on a forbidden radio program in Hitlerland. And they will take your driver's license away if even once you are overheard making a careless or joking remark that could be interpreted as 'out of sympathy with the spirit of the new state'. So even in the apparently private little world bounded by the turning wheels of your own closed car, you must think long and hard like a badgered witness under cross-examination, before you dare open your mouth..."
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Shortly after Hitler had assumed power came the eyewitness accounts concerning all the assorted government sanctioned murders, public beatings, and confiscations that characterized the Third Reich.
This article appeared on the newsstands just three months after Hitler's coronation and is offers numerous repudiations, abnegation and disavowals all composed by the polished pros of the regime; such as Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels, Reichsbank Chairman Hjalmar Horace Greeley Schacht, newspaper editor Fritz Klein of the Deutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, and the editor from the Nazi organ in Munich, the Voelkischer Beobachter, who opined
"We hereby nail this shameless lie. The accusations remain unexampled in the history of any cultured nation."
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"Although he may not be very well known outside Germany, few men rank higher in the Nazi regime than Doctor Walter Gross (1904 - 1945). As head of the Office of Racial Policy, he is Adolf Hitler's expert on breeding, riding herd on the biological urge, and even deciding what children may be brought into the world."
Written by George Creel (1876 – 1953), this single page article outlines how this quack doctor was responsible for the enslavement of women sex slaves who were pressed into submission from all the conquered nations of Europe.
Gross killed himself at the end of the war.
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"'Uncle' Hermann to the masses, 'Our' Hermann to the army and big business, Col. Gen. Hermann Wilhelm Goering (1893– 1946) last week became economic dictator and virtual Vice-Chancellor of the Third Reich."
"Adolf Hitler dropped into his brawny, outstretched arms full power to carry out the gigantic plan which aims at making the Nazi State economically self-sufficient [in four years]."
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