A comparison between the minds of joseph stalin and adolf hitler two leaders during the second world

In late and earlythe Allied forces achieved a series of significant military triumphs in North Africa. These ranged from labor camps to extermination campsand they are described by Friedrich and Brzezinski as aiming to "eliminate all actual, potential, and imagined enemies of the regime.

This confusion produced competition between Nazi officials, as each of them attempted to prove that he was a more dedicated Nazi than his rivals, by engaging in ever more extreme policies.

On the eastern frontduring the summer ofthe Germans and their Axis allies renewed their offensive in the Soviet Union, aiming to capture Stalingrad on the Volga River, as well as the city of Baku and the Caucasian oil fields.

That is to say, most of the inmates had not actually committed any action against the regime. After Stalin said this, an immediate applause was heard. With Hitler and Stalin being such amoral people and willing to do anything, they would do what they could to benefit their countries.

Their offices were looted and their funds and property seized.

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The front garden of Nazi party headquarters in Munich was quickly filled with party badges and insignia thrown there by party members appalled at the thought of an alliance with the communist enemy they had spent their lives fighting against. Several major policies, such as the Stalinist collectivization of agriculture or the Nazi "final solution"cannot be explained by anything other than a genuine commitment to achieve ideological goals, even at great cost.

A comparison between the minds of joseph stalin and adolf hitler two leaders during the second world

Werth draws parallels between this and the old Tsarist tradition of blaming "bad bureaucrats" — rather than the Tsar — for unpopular government actions. You might just as well find us guilty a thousand times, but the goddess of the eternal court of history will smile and tear up the motions of the states attorney and the judgement of this court: for she finds us not guilty". The army that we are building grows more from day to day, from hour to hour. Stalinism, and communist ideology in general, is universal in its appeal and addresses itself to all the " workers of the world. Totalitarianism can only exist after the creation of modern technology, because such technology is essential for propaganda , for surveillance of the population, and for the operation of a secret police. These examples show that both Hitler and Stalin were amoral and would do what was necessary to further themselves. A bronze likeness of the dictator was put up to mark the February anniversary of his meeting with British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President Franklin D. Eliminating them served a dual purpose: It helped Stalin to centralize power in the Kremlin as opposed to regional centers , and it also provided him with "corrupt officials" that he could blame for earlier repressions and unpopular policies. Slaves were abused and killed for the sake of profit; concentration camp inmates were abused and killed because a totalitarian government needed to justify its existence. Friedrich and Brzezinski also draw attention to the symbols used by Nazis and Stalinists to represent themselves. Carl Friedrich noted that the "possibility of equating the dictatorship of Stalin in the Soviet Union and that of Hitler in Germany" has been a deeply controversial topic and a subject of debate almost from the beginning of those dictatorships. Consequently, must have its own state, strong enough to defend the conquests of Socialism from foreign attack".
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