On March 12, 1938, Hitler's Nazis invaded Austria, meeting no resistance from the Austrian army. The day before, the Austrian chancellor had resigned and been replaced by a Nazi supporter. Freud, despite insisting throughout his life on his hatred for Vienna, had stayed in the city as long or longer than most of his colleagues, some of whom had fled central Europe as early as 1932. But with the Nazi takeover, the situation in Vienna quickly became intolerable. On March 13, the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society voted to dissolve and recommended that all of its members flee Austria and reconvene, if possible, wherever Freud took up residence. Freud's home was raided several times, and on March 22, his daughter Anna Freud was arrested and questioned by the Gestapo. Fortunately, no one was hurt and although money and valuables were stolen from Freud's home, his private study was left untouched. The property of the
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