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Plebiscite facts (5)

-1933 to pull of league of nations: 95% in favour -1934 to Hitler taking Hindenburg's powers: 90% in favour -1935 reunification of the Saarland with Germany: 90% in favour -1936 remilitarisation of the Rhineland: 99% in favour -1938 the union of Austria and Germany (Anschluss): 99% in favour

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Gellately consensus statistics? (4)

-Gestapo was only 32k strong -21 Gestapo officers covering the whole Wurzburg area of over 1 million people -Hannover in 1935 only had 42 Gestapo officers -In Saarbrucken 87.5% of cases of slander against the regime were as a result of denunciations -4000 people in concentration camps in 1935

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Unemployment statistics? (2)

-1932: 5.6million -1936: 200k

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Strength through joy statistics? (2)

-1934: 2.3 million using KDF holidays -1938: 10.3 million using KDF hildays

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Wages statistics (2)

-Wages of industrial workers went up by 25% from 1933-38 -Wages of big businesses increased by 116%

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Terror statistics (4)

-In 1933 between 150000 and 200000 people were detained.

-1935 5000 people convicted of high treason -1936 to 1939 the number of people held in concentration camps rose from 7500 to 21000

- 1933-45 800,000 detained for resistance

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Number of people who joined Nazi Party between January to May 1933?

1.6million people

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Size of SA by 1934?

2.5 million

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Number of communists arrested in the wake of the Reichstag Fire in 1933

10,000

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Number of communist leaflets seized in 1934

1.25million

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Number of communists still active in Berlin in 1935

5000

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Radio statistics? (5)

- In 1935 the estimated audience for Hitler's speeches reached 56 million 

-In the 1930's 4.5million out of 20million households had a radio.

-By 1939 the regime could broadcast to 16million households

-The 'People's Radio' cost only 35 marks.

- In 1939 Radio Ownership in Germany was 70%

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Names of propaganda films?

-'Tirumph of the Will' (1935) -'Olympia' (1938) -Both by Leni Riefenstahl

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Propaganda statistic (film)

- Only one sixth of films produced 1933-9 were propagandistic

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Four year Plan decline in diet statistic (2)

- Beer consumption fell by 59% 1927-37 - White bread consumption fell by 44%

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4YP increase in working hours

no of avg working hours increased from 43 hours (per week) to 47 1933-9

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legal execution statistic

From 1933-45 32,000 people were legally executed (I know it goes outside the date range, but exam board says statistics can still be used if appropriate in argument)

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In 1939 what was the estimated number of the Edelweiss Pirates

In 1939 it is estimated that the Edelweiss pirates numbered at around 2000

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Assassination attempt on Hitler

1939 by Georg Elser

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How many people left Germany 1933-9

Estimated that 300,000 people left Germany 1933-9

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Church arrests statistic

In 1935 700 Priests were arrested for condemning neo-paganism (Nazi ideology/religion)

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SOPADE reports (SPD in exile)

1934 - "Youth still in favour of system" 1938 - "Youth feeling increasingly irritated by lack of freedom"

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how many small businesses went bankrupt

Between 1933-9, estimated that 300,000 small businesses went bankrupt

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Autarky statistic

By 1939 Germany still depended on foreign imports for a third of its raw materials

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Hitler Youth Membership 1935

In 1935 the Hitler youth had 3.5 Million members (became compulsory in 1936)

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Who sucks donkey dick

Lucas sucks donkey dick

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Art fact

In 1934 - Exhibition of "Great German Art" in Munich got 600,000 attendess -Exhibition of "Degenerate Art" (Jewish, Weimar etc) got 2 millon attendees