Nazi Germany Essay Topics

Economic Recovery Was the Main Reason for the Survival of the Nazi State

Hitler’s appointment as Chancellor in 1933 brought about the beginning of the end to a brief democratic government in Germany. He worked hard to return to the old Totalitarian rule with himself as dictator, and also for ‘Machtergreifung’ – the seizure of power. Hitler had no intention of sharing power and his aim was to… View Article

Nazi Germany and Virginia Holocaust Museum

In this paper, I articulate my experience at the Virginia Holocaust museum, paying particular attention to my emotional and cognitive reactions. As a student of social work, I benefit from knowledge of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics, which I employ in reflecting upon the dichotomization and construction of the other… View Article

Just How Bad Can Living Under a Totalitarian Government Be

Does the government control everything? Maybe not as much in Canada, however in other societies like Nazi Germany and even in Panem from the book “The Hunger Games” written by “Suzanne Collins”, they definitely do. This could also be known as a totalitarian government. These places take to extreme the punishment, violence and unfairness. Although,… View Article

Paul Joseph Goebbels

Paul Joseph Goebbels (29 October 1897 – 1 May 1945) was a German politician and Reich Minister of Propaganda in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945. As one of Adolf Hitler’s closest associates and most devout followers, he was known for his zealous oratory and anti-Semitism. He played a hand in the Kristallnacht attack on… View Article

Unit 2 Schindler s List Essay Jayden

Oskar Schindler was a man who was considered a good man by many. He gave jobs to the hated Jews and the cripples even though these things were strongly looked down upon and eventually became something that was just far fetched in anyone’s mind but his own. In the time when he lived Jewish women… View Article

Anne Frank: Injustice

An injustice can be defined as a violation of another’s rights. In literature, authors use the element of injustices as the vocal point of the story. The importance of a vocal point is pivotal in a story because it is the skeleton of the piece. The story is founded upon the existence of the injustice… View Article

Identity Crisis in Daddy

Sylvia Plath’s poem ‘Daddy’ expresses the struggle for female identity by basing it around the Holocaust, one of the most gruesome, immoral events in the whole of history. Plath uses this event as a metaphor for her struggles in life, and the struggles of women in general for independence. The male figure used in this… View Article

At the Mind’s Limit by Jean Amery: Book Report

“At The Mind’s Limit” is a series of essays written by Jean Amery, a German born Jew who survived the holocaust, who gives the reader a very interesting perspective into the mind of a persecuted Jew from 1935 forward. Amery does not consider himself a religious Jew or one who follows any Jewish traditions. In… View Article

Violence Against Jews Was the Main Feature

Violence was certainly a part of Nazi anti-Semitic policies, but it can be argued that it was the main feature. The Nazi’s had many other policies against Jews that were not focused on violence, but on other ways to make the lives of Jews increasingly difficult. We can certainly say that violence was a feature… View Article

Ordinary Men: Involvement

Ordinary Men is a case study about the involvement of Reserve Police Battalion 101 in the extermination of Polish Jews during the Holocaust . This battalion of police reservists were first ordered to shoot men who were physically unable to work. They were also ordered to shoot women and children. Later, these men were assigned… View Article

Plight of the Jews in Poland During Ww2

This essay will attempt to address the plight of the Jews in Poland during the Second World War by looking at questions such as, why did so many Jews die in Poland? How much responsibility, if any, can be placed on different factions and contributing factors to the Jews struggle? And how did these factions… View Article

Nuremberg Laws against the Jews

The Nuremberg Laws were aimed at preserving the purity of the German race. One of the intentions of the Nuremberg Laws was to provide for who was considered to be a Jew or what it meant to be a Jew. This paper therefore examines the Nuremberg Laws, with an aim of answering the comparative question… View Article

The Systematic Oppression of the Jews

The Holocaust will forever be remembered as the systematic genocide of the Jewish people, when approximately six million Jews in Europe were murdered under the Nazi regime. The question that comes to mind is why did nobody stop this event or speak against the horrors that occurred in the ghettoes or concentration camps? How could… View Article

Abandonment Of The Jews

David S. Wyman, the author of Abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust, seems to be a well-educated and interesting man. Wyman earned an A. B. in history from Boston University. He then went on and earned his Ph. D. in history from Harvard University. Wyman then began to teach history and was the… View Article

Nazi Consolidation of Power in 1933

The potential limits to Hitler’s power were considerable. it must be remembered that Hitler was appointed as chancellor of the Weimar republic and as leader of a cross-party cabinet that included only three Nazis: Hitler as chancellor, Wilhelm frick as minister for the interior and hermann goring as minister without portfolio. the vice-chancellor was to… View Article

How Is Albert Speer Interpreted by Three Different Historians

Albert Speer can be interpreted in various ways due to the events that occurred in the third Reich. There will always be differing views placed on Speer and the decisions he made, whether it presents Speer positively or negatively. Sereny, Van Der Vat and Speer himself are all historians who comment on and interpret Speer…. View Article

Swing Kids

Before and during World War II was a tough time to live in Nazi Germany. The new laws and way of life during this period affected society of all ages in numerous different ways. New political and social groups were formed both to support and oppose the Nazi and the Gestapo leaders. One of these… View Article

Didion’s on Morality

What is it that forms and drives our “moral behaviors”? Are we born with a basic sense of morality or do we develop a set of moral “social codes” to keep society from falling into chaos and anarchy? In her essay “On Morality,” Joan Didion dissects what lies beneath the surface of humanity’s morality. By… View Article

Assess Albert Speer’s contribution to the Nazi war effort

Albert Speer’s contribution to the Nazi war effort started well before the declaration of war. His work for the Nazi regime aided Adolf Hitler in lifting the morale of the German people and consolidating Nazi power which was determined to engage in armed conflict. Speer was an accomplished architect and a highly efficient organiser. Hitler… View Article

Albert Speer’s Rise to Prominence

Albert Speer is one of the most controversial figures in history. His complex personality resulting from a traumatic childhood, combined with a cunning intelligence and tireless work ethic saw Speer rise to become one of the most powerful and prominent figures in the Third Reich. Albert Speer joined the Nazi party on the 1st of… View Article

Miep Gies

Miep Gies (2/15/1909-1/12/2010) opposed the holocaust by aiding the Jews from the Germans. She was one of many Dutch saviors of the Holocaust. For over two years, she administered food, shelter, companionship, and news of the outside world to eight Jewish people. The Frank Family, the van Pels, and a Jewish dentist named Fritz Pfeffer… View Article

What Was a Day in the Life of a Prisoner Like

The Holocaust, the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators, depicts a series of tragic events. One may ask how was each prisoner treated upon arrival? The horrors that come to mind are endless, and the pain each prisoner must have gone through is… View Article

Chaotic Nature

‘The chaotic nature of the Nazi Government structure explains the failures in German war production during the Second World War’. Discuss. There is ample evidence that Germany’s war production levels increased during the Second World War in 1942, when ammunition, tanks and total arms increased by significant percentages due to Albert Speer relaxing constraints on… View Article

The Economic and Social Conditions That Led to the Holocaust

Post World War I Germany was plagued with a brutally weak economy, a lack of national unity, and an unstable government. This generation of German’s was constantly forced to cope with harsh conditions, wartime, and impoverishment. These circumstances, rooted within the economy and the government, undoubtedly led the German people to turn their allegiance towards… View Article

Nazi Germany in the 1930s

Jews faced several problems that made life very difficult and strenuous during the mid-1930s. People who were Jewish were often persecuted and treated as the worst class of people when it comes to social hierarchy. Throughout this time, there were many things happening to Germany that were of and related to government, which destroyed the… View Article

The Diary of Anne Frank

The diary of Anne frank by: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett and The yellow star by: Jenifer Roy both depict Jewish girls struggling with the hatred, isolation, and segregation that is forced upon them by the greater conflict of Nazi Germany and World War II. Both struggles are arelife or deathstruggles for survival. As a result… View Article

Elie Wiesel: a survivor of the Holocaust

As a survivor of the inhumane, annihilating Holocaust, Elie Wiesel once said, “Having survived by chance, I was duty–bound to give meaning to my survival.”(“Having Survived”1). Elie Wiesel did not know at the time that he had a reason for surviving this tragedy, but soon realized that he survived to offer a story and message… View Article