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1
Q

give 3 things did Hitler have control over

A

politics
legal system
police

2
Q

what tactics did shirker use to control Germany

A

fear tactics
threat
intimidation

3
Q

give proof that fear and intimidation worked in controlling Germany

A

very little opposition between 1933-39

4
Q

when was the Gestapo set up

A

1933

5
Q

what were the Gestapo

A

Nazi secret police who looked for enemies to Nazi Regime

6
Q

give 4 methods the Gestapo used to find enemies

A

torture
phone tapping
informers
searching mail

7
Q

what were the SS

A

Hitlers personal body guards and police force

8
Q

how many members in the SS and who was their leader

A

240,000 aryans under Himmler

9
Q

what was the nickname for the SS

A

blackshirts

10
Q

what were the SS in charge of

A

all police/ security forces in Germany

ran concentration camps

11
Q

what were the SD

A

security force that monitored and kept files on Nazi opponents

12
Q

who was the leader of the SD

A

Reinhard Heydrich

13
Q

when was the first concentration vamp set up and where

A

1933 in Dachau

14
Q

by 1939 how many germans were in concentration camps

A

150,000

15
Q

who were the ‘undesirables’ in execution / concentration camps

A

Jews, prostitutes, homosexuals, black people

16
Q

what methods were used to ‘re educate’ inmates in concentration camps

A

beatings and murder