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The Effectiveness Of Nazi Propaganda During World War Ii, Michael J. Stout Jan 2011

The Effectiveness Of Nazi Propaganda During World War Ii, Michael J. Stout

Master's Theses and Doctoral Dissertations

This thesis examines Nazi propaganda’s overall effectiveness during Adolf Hitler’s rise to power in the 1930s through the end of World War II in 1945. Historians have had mixed opinions of the overall potency of the propaganda. The questions in consideration are why Nazi propaganda received so much support from the Nazi leadership if it didn’t work and whether or not it was a primary reason Germany continued to resist until the end of the war. Using the diaries of Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi Propaganda Minister, soldiers’ letters from the front lines, the propaganda itself, and a ...