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Atomwaffen Division is a militant neo-Nazi group in the U. Who is behind it? Newspapers were commonly purchased in an era that pre-dated television and along with the cinema and radio was the primary mode of spreading information — information that the Nazi Party wanted to control. Hitler came to power on January 30 th and almost immediately set out plans that would give the Nazis total power over all newspapers.

In consequence of these facts, all effective propaganda must be limited to a very few points and must harp on these slogans until the last member of the public understands what you want him to understand by your slogan. Control of newspapers was put into the hands of Joseph Goebbels , the head of the Ministry of Popular Enlightenment and Propaganda. Goebbels set up a department within the ministry that dealt solely with newspapers.

The newspapers had to spread the same message as everything else — Gleischaltung — the coordination of the whole of Nazi German society so that it acted and thought the same. Therefore people could only read the news as it was presented to them by the government. Any Jewish and liberal editors and journalists were sacked and all remaining editors had to take a Nazi citizenship test and prove that they were not married to a Jew.

Any Jew who owned a newspaper was pressurised into selling out. If any Jewish owner refused to do this, the government banned the production of his newspaper for a few days that could then become weeks and months. By using this tactic, the Nazis hoped to bankrupt Jewish newspaper owners. This is what happened to the Jewish owned publishing house Ullstein.

It was taken to the brink of bankruptcy and sold out to Eher Verlag, the Nazi publishing house based in Munich.


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Völkischer Beobachter: Völkischer Beobachter, (German: “People’s Observer”), daily newspaper published by the Nazi Party in Germany from the s until the fall of the Third Reich in The paper was originally founded in as a four-page Munich weekly, the Münchner Beobachter. It had become a daily anti-Semitic. By , a shortage of newspaper and ink forced the Nazi government to limit all newspapers first to eight, then four, and finally, two pages. Of the 4, newspapers published in Germany when the Nazis took power in , no more that 1, remained.

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Circulated from until , Der Stuermer was a weekly, Nazi newspaper used to spread propaganda and incite hatred. Translations of Nazi propaganda material from the period before Hitler a collection of translations of propaganda material from the Nazi and East German eras. It focuses on Nazi propaganda during what they called the Kampfzeit, the years when the party was fighting Articles from a 27 October Nazi newspaper.