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How did the nazis use propaganda during wwii

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Propaganda during WW11

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How did the nazis use propaganda during wwii

  1. 1. What is propaganda? Information, that can be biased or misleading nature. It is used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view.
  2. 2. How did the Nazis use propaganda during WWII and the Holocaust?
  3. 3. • In 1929, Hitler chose Josef Goebbels as his Minister of Propaganda. Goebbels developed extremely successful campaigns using simple slogans and images repeated over and again in order to win public support for the party. The Nazis spent huge sums on newspapers, leaflets and poster campaigns. • Once the Nazis came to power Goebbels developed the Nazi’s use of propaganda to even greater effect. He orchestrated large political military ‘rallies’ to build support. These were vast, highly organized events with banners and marching bands. Using his own skills of oratory Hitler appealed to the patriotism of the German people.
  4. 4. Mass media Control of the mass media was at the heart of Goebbels plan as he developed the cult of personality around Hitler. The rallies and Hitler’s speeches were broadcast on radio, purchased very cheaply as they were produced by the state.
  5. 5. What did this type of media do? -It likely helped convince many people that it was acceptable to discriminate or mistreat others. -IF YOU HEAR A LIE ENOUGH TIMES, YOU MIGHT_______________________
  6. 6. What were some specific examples of HOW they used propaganda to control the public?

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