Triumph of the will is a 1935 german propaganda by

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Triumph of the Will is a 1935 German propaganda by Leni Riefenstahl. It tells the story of the 1934 Nazi Party Congress in Nuremberg attended by more than 700,000 Nazi supporters. The film includes excerpts from speeches given by Nazi leaders with rally footage. Hitler commissioned the film to be made. Observations Inferences Questions There is a lot of people at this place. It is in black and white. All 3 speeches are going on that’s why there is so many people there. I have no questions Berlin, Nazi rally in Lustgarten Image is courtesy of wikimedia commons and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Germany license Nazi rally in the Lustgarten Image is courtesy of wikimedia commons and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Germany license Berlin, Lustgarten, HJ parade Image is courtesy of wikimedia commons and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Germany license 23
Nazi rally, 1937. Image is courtesy of time magazine Crowds cheering Adolf Hitler's campaign to unite Austria and Germany, 1938. Image is courtesy of time magazine Reich Party Congress, Nuremberg, Germany, 1938. Image is courtesy of time magazine League of German Girls dancing during the 1938 Reich Party Congress, Nuremberg, Germany. 24
mage is courtesy of time magazine Adolf Hitler salutes troops of the Condor Legion Image is courtesy of time magazine Reich Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels speaking at the Lustgarten in Berlin, 1938. Image is courtesy of time magazine 25
Volkswagen Works cornerstone ceremony, near Wolfsburg, 1938. Image is courtesy of time magazine Adolf Hitler salutes troops of the Condor Legion Image is courtesy of time magazine Nuremberg Laws and Kristallnacht Beginning in 1941, Jews were How were Jewish people treated in Nazi Germany? In 1933, persecution of the Jews became active Nazi policy, but at first laws were not as rigorously obeyed and were not as devastating as in later years. On April 1, 1933, Jewish doctors, shops, lawyers and stores were boycotted. Only six days later, the Law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service was passed, banning Jews from being employed in government. From then on, Jews were forced to work at more menial positions. In 1935 and 1936, persecution of the Jews increased.. In May 1935, Jews were forbidden to join the Wehrmacht (Armed Forces), and that year, anti-Jewish propaganda appeared in Nazi German shops and restaurants. 26
1935 chart shows racial classifications under the Nuremberg Laws: German, Mischlinge, and Jew Image is courtesy of wikimedia commons and is in the public domain Chart to describe Nuremberg Laws, 1935. The "Nuremberg Laws" established a pseudo-scientific basis for racial identification. Only people with four German grandparents (four white circles in top row left) were of "German blood". A Jew was defined as someone who descended from three or four Jewish grandparents (black circles in top row right). In the middle stood people of "mixed blood" of the "first or second degree." Directions: Examine the images and read the excerpts.

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