- Sep 1, 2017
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..I read Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and StalinAs I said, Hitler was terrified of German uprisings that occurred during WW1. They may not have stopped Hitler, but they definitely would have made life far more difficult for him...most of the Germans could not have done anything to stop the Holocaust if they wanted toThat I don't know.so hitler did NOT know about the Wannsee Conference?
The main gist of Gotz's book was that a war weary society steeped in genocide decided to look the other way because they were making so much money. In essence, Hitler heavily taxed the top 4% in Germany, looted the wealth of the Jews, and printed money they did not have in order to put the money in two places which was the war effort and the average German voter.
For you see, Hitler cared nothing about the people but was terrified about a revolt like the Germans had during World War 1 due to poor living standards. The German people had higher living standards than anywhere else in the world, even until the last year of the war.
In effect, he bought all of their collective souls.
And if you look at the US, they follow the same type of plan it seems.
In fact, had Hitler gone into the USSR as a liberator instead of a butcherer, his success in that fight would have been far greater, maybe even being able to topple Stalin. But alas, we will never know. The populace hated Stalin. After all, Stalin murdered much more people than Hitler ever dreamed of killing.
I would even argue that the Allies should have declared war on the USSR when they invaded Poland along with Hitler to divided it up amongst themselves.
a good book on giving you an idea on the hell the Russians/etc went through for decades
..but it does give some ''opinions'' as facts