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  Glossary of Terms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Third Reich manufacturers were given an LDO number (this will discussed in a separate section).
Third Reich lapel pins and miniatures are an inexpensive option in this expensive field.
Restrike — in Third Reich awards, a restrike often refers to awards that were produced after the war with original dies.
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 Glossary of the Third Reich - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It acquired the official role in welfare and later on the racial policy of the Third Reich.
Reich Governor; after the seizure of power in 1933, local governments were dissolved and the Gauleiters were appointed to govern the states with full powers.
Turner, Henry A. Nazism and the Third Reich.
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 Nazi Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator.
The Third Reich is an Anglicization of the German expression Drittes Reich, and is used as a near-synonym for Nazi Germany, that refers to the government and its agencies rather than the land and its people.
The Third Reich was sometimes also referred to as the "Thousand Year Reich," as it was intended by its founder to stand for one Thousand years — similar to the Holy Roman Empire.
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 ipedia.com: Nazi Germany Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Nazi Germany or the Third Reich commonly refers to Germany in the years between 1933 and 1945, when it was under the firm control of Adolf Hitler's dictatorship and the totalitarian ideology of National Socialism (a variant of fascism).
The Third Reich is an anglification of the German expression "Das Dritte Reich", and is used as a synonym for Nazi Germany.
The Third Reich was sometimes also referred to as the "Thousand Year Reich", as it was intended by its founder, Adolf Hitler, to stand for one thousand years, as in the case of the Holy Roman Empire.
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 glossary,htm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Third Reich viewed them as a threat to the "racial purity" Hitler was trying to establish in Germany.
The Nazi Flag-- The symbol of the Third Reich The swastika, the symbol of death the symbol that was worn by those who terrorized innocent people in the name of "racial purity".
Himmler, Heinrich (1900-1945): Reich leader of the SS from 1929 to 1945, during World War II, he was head of the vast empire of all SS formations, police forces, concentration, labor, and death camps, and, after Hitler, was the major architect of the "final solution" to exterminate Europe's Jews.
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A third of the prisoners died in January 1945.
He shot and killed Third Secretary Enrst vom Rath at the German Embassy on November 7, 1938, providing an excuse for Kristallnacht.
The self-declared third empire of Germany established by Hitler.
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 Ask Us A Question   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
In addition to Weimar-era Germany proper, the Reich included areas with ethnic German populations such as Austria, the Sudetenland and the territory of Memel, all added before the war.
The Reich's borders had changed defacto well before its military defeat in May 1945, as the German population fled westward from the advancing Red Army and the Western Allies pressed eastward from France.
Upon its defeat, the Reich as a state was declared suppressed and was replaced by occupation zones administrated by the United States, France, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union.
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Secret State Police of the Third Reich who used brutal physical and psychological torture to create immense fear in the population and to seek out enemies of the State.
One of Hitler's principles in which he stated that Germany's Third Reich and its Aryan citizens needed "living space," which could be obtained by invading neighboring states.
Third Secretary at the German Embassy in Paris, who was assassinated by Herschel Grynszpan on November 7, 1938.
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 Glossary: Genocidal Processes During World War II
That portion of Poland occupied by the Germans prior to the invasion of the USSR on June 22, 1941, that was not administratively annexed to the Third Reich.
The boundaries of the army group rear area coincided with the boundaries of the army rear areas and extended to the territory under civil administration of the Reich, such as the Commissariat Ostland in the east.
Throughout the history of the Third Reich, this position was occupied by Heinrich Himmler, who, for most of the period, was also Chief of the German Police.
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Concentration Camp, Any internment camp for holding "enemies of the Third Reich." The construction of concentration camps began almost immediately after Hitler gained power in Germany.
Their task was to dispose of, liquidate, undesirables who posed a threat to the Reich.
Third Reich, Nazi Germany from the end of the Weimar Republic to the end of World War II.
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 Holocaust Glossary
The "Reich Citizenship Law" deprived all Jews of their civil rights, and the "Law for the Protection of German Blood and German Honor" made marriages and extra-marital sexual relationships between Jews and Germans punishable by imprisonment.
They continued to exist throughout the Third Reich, but were of lesser political significance after 1934.
Third Reich /raich/: Meaning "third regime or empire," the Nazi designation of Germany and its regime from 1933-45.
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 Principal Officials of the Third Reich
Reich Minister of Air and Supreme Commander of Air force (Reichsminister der Luftfahrt und Oberbefehlshaber der Luftwaffe).........
Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia (Reichsprotektorat Boehmen und Maehren) (Czechoslovakia) Reich Protector.....
Reich Leader of SS and Chief of German Police -- (Reichsfuehrer SS und Chef der Deutschen Polizei...
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The Dolchstosslegende, or "stab in the back" legend, held that the war effort was sabotaged internally, suggesting a "lack of patriotism" had led to Germany's defeat (for one, the front line was off of German soil at the time of the armistice).
The idealization of tradition, folklore, classical thought, leadership (as exemplified by Frederick the Great), their rejection of the liberalism of the Weimar Republic, and calling the German state the "Third Reich" (which traces back to the medieval First Reich and the pre-Weimar Second Reich) has led many to regard the Nazis as reactionary.
Other companies that dealt with the Third Reich -- many of which claim not to have known the truth of what the Nazis were doing (some had in fact lost control of their German branches when Hitler was in power) -- were: BMW
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 Nuremberg Rally - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nuremberg was selected for pragmatic reasons: It was situated in the center of the German Reich and the local Luitpoldhain was well suited as a venue.
The visitors of the rallies by their own free will were subordinate to the discipline and order in which they should be reborn as a new people.
An additional important component of the Nuremberg rallies were the numerous deployments and parades of the affiliated organisations of the Third Reich (Wehrmacht, SS, SA, Labor Service, Hitler Youth etc.).
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 Nazi Germany resource page - women in nazi germany
Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the control of the National Socialist German Workers Party, or Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as head of state.
Third Reich, used as a near-synonym for Nazi Germany, is the English for the German expression Drittes Reich, literally Third Empire, but the second word is seldom translated.
In speeches, books and articles about the Third Reich post 8 May 1945, the 1000 years is often juxtaposed against the twelve years of the Third Reich's existence.
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An earlier SS attempt to obliterate the Birkenau Gypsy camp on May 16, 1944, had failed because of armed resistance; the prisoners fought the SS with improvised knives, shovels, wooden sticks, and stones.
By the time that Birkenau was evacuated, 13,614 Gypsies from the German Reich had died of exposure, malnutrition, disease, and brutal medical experiments, and 6,432 had been gassed; 32 had been shot while trying to escape.
It was opened on November 6, 1944 and closed when an advance unit of the Fourth Armored Division of the U.S. Third Army discovered it by accident on April 4 or 5, 1945.
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 Homosexuals and the Third Reich
Hitler Youth, for example, was disparagingly referred to as Homo Youth throughout the Third Reich, a characterization which the Nazi leadership vainly struggled to eliminate.
The ideological rationale for the mass murder of homosexuals during the Third Reich was quite another matter.
The institutionalized homophobia of the Third Reich must also be seen in terms of the sexual revolution that had taken place in Germany during the preceding decades.
www.us-israel.org /jsource/Holocaust/Homosexuals_and_the_Third_Reich.html   (3124 words)

 Online Exhibitions | The Doctors Trial | Medical Services of Third Reich
The chart in the front of the courtroom to which I now refer will not be offered in evidence; it is intended merely as a convenient guide to the Court and to defense counsel to enable them to follow the opening statement and to comprehend the over-all structure of the German medical services.
All power in the Third Reich derived from Adolf Hitler, who was at one and the same time the head of the government, the leader of the Nazi Party, and the commander in chief of the armed forces.
As Reich Health Leader, Conti was subordinate to the Nazi Party Chancellery, the chief of which was Martin Bormann.
www.ushmm.org /research/doctors/medical.htm   (2787 words)

 Adolf Hitler
Founder and leader of the Nazi Party, Reich Chancellor and guiding spirit of the Third Reich from 1933 to 1945, Head of State and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Adolf Hitler was born in Braunau am Inn, Austria, on 20 April 1889.
The son of a fifty-two-year-old Austrian customs official, Alois Schickelgruber Hitler, and his third wife, a young peasant girl, Klara Poelzl, both from the backwoods of lower Austria, the young Hitler was a resentful, discontented child.
The total mobilization of the German war economy under Albert Speer and the energetic propaganda efforts of Joseph Goebbels to rouse the fighting spirit of the German people were impotent to change the fact that the Third Reich lacked the resources equal to a struggle against the world alliance which Hitler himself had provoked.
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 Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State . Glossary | PBS
City in Eastern Poland whose Jewish population (40,000) was one-third of the city's inhabitants.
(German: "empire"): The Third Reich was the term used by the Nazis to describe Germany under their rule.
The Second Reich was the German Empire of 1871-1918.
www.pbs.org /auschwitz/learning/glossary   (4979 words)

 Nazi Germany - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The territories east of the new border comprised East Prussia, Silesia, West Prussia, and two thirds of Pomerania.
The Third Reich London : G. Allen and Unwin, 1984 ISBN 0-04-943033-5.
The Encyclopedia of the Third Reich (1985 by Sudwest Verlag GmbH and co. KG, Munich).
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 Schutzstaffel - {{ᏏᏖᎾᎺ}}   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Shirer, William L. ᎯᎠ ᎤᎵᏌᎳᏙᏗ ᎠᎴ ᎤᎶᏒᎩ ᎯᎠ ᏦᎢᏁ Reich.
Office of the Reich Commissioner for Germanic Resettlement
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 Glossary of German Military Terms and Abbreviations
This glossary contains hundreds of German terms related to the armed forces of Germany during the WWII era.
This glossary has been compiled from numerous sources and was written especially with the military historian in mind.
Early in its career the Totenkopfverbande was formed as a seperate armed organization still under the control of the SS and similar to the Waffen-SS.
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 Glossary - Children of the Holocaust Discussion Guide
Fuehrer (leader) and Chancellor of the Third Reich, from 1933 until his death in 1945.
This was the official name of Hitler's regime, which ruled from 1933 to 1945.
The Nazis regarded their rule as the successor to two previous empires: the Holy Roman Empire (962 AD-1806) and the Second Reich founded by Otto von Bismarck (1871-1918).
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 SS - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
During WWII, the Waffen SS grew to 38 divisions, the most famous of which are Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler (LSSAH), the SS Division Das Reich, the SS Division Totenkopf and the 12th SS Panzerdivision Hitlerjugend.
The first recorded instances, of SS personnel charged with breaking the law through the performance of their duties, was in 1934 at the Dachau concentration camp, when the local town magistrate charged several SS guards with murder after several prisoners were executed without cause or trial.
The SS response to the German legal establishment was to petition the Reich Ministry of Justice to pass an act that removed the SS, and all of its members, from the jurisdiction of the civilian courts.
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 Joseph Goebbels
Goebbels's deeply rooted contempt for humanity, his urge to sow confusion, hatred and intoxication, his lust for power and his mastery of the techniques of mass persuasion were given full vent in the election campaigns of 1932, when he played a crucial role in bringing Hitler to the centre of the political stage.
He was rewarded on 13 March 1933 with the position of Reich Minister for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda, which gave him total control of the communications media - i.e.
He became a relentless Jew-baiter, demonizing the stereotyped figure of the "International Jewish Financier" in London and Washington allied with the "Jew-Bolsheviks" in Moscow, as the chief enemy of the Third Reich.
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