Gun Control in the Third Reich

Gun Control in the Third Reich

Disarming the Jews and "enemies of the State"

Book - 2013
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Based on newly-discovered, secret documents from German archives, diaries and newspapers of the time, Gun Control in the Third Reich presents the definitive, yet hidden history of how the Nazi regime made use of gun control to disarm and repress its enemies and consolidate power. The countless books on the Third Reich and the Holocaust fail even to mention the laws restricting firearms ownership, which rendered political opponents and Jews defenseless. A skeptic could surmise that a better-armed populace might have made no difference, but the National Socialist regime certainly did not think so--it ruthlessly suppressed firearm ownership by disfavored groups.

Gun Control in the Third Reich spans the two decades from the birth of the Weimar Republic in 1918 through Kristallnacht in 1938. The book then presents a panorama of pertinent events during World War II regarding the effects of the disarming policies. And even though in the occupied countries the Nazis decreed the death penalty for possession of a firearm, there developed instances of heroic armed resistance by Jews, particularly the Warsaw ghetto uprising.

Publisher: Oakland, California : The Independent Institute, ©2013
ISBN: 9781598131611
9781598131628
Branch Call Number: 363.330943 HAL 2013
Characteristics: xxiv, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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💀 Finally we know what the whole problem with Nazi Germany was! Not enough guns! It all makes sense, now that you explain it.

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capshh
Jan 16, 2020

"Gun Control in the Third Reich" provides the history of the removal of any armed opposition to Hitler and the Nazi movement. Unfortunately the Weimar Republic enacted a law, before the Nazi takeover, that required the registration of firearms. Hitler built upon that foundation to disarm the Jews and finally to disarm every German The exceptions were individuals approved by Nazi leadership. The Night of Broken Glass was made possible because the Jews were without any firearms to resist. And there was very little resistance to Hitler during the war, because the people had no means to take the Hitler and the Nazi leadership out.

This book is A CLEAR and PRESENT WARNING to us today. Encroachment on the 22nd Amendment must be resisted. Unarmed citizens have no means to resist!

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naturalist
Dec 03, 2015

““Fox & Friends”: Prayer is more effective than gun control, and if you disagree with that “you’re lining up with terrorists”” “Co-hosts Steve Doocy and Elisabeth Hasselbeck were incensed by Daily News cover suggesting pointlessness of prayer”
by Scott Eric Kaufman at Salon December 3, 2015
http://www.salon.com/2015/12/03/fox_friends_prayer_is_more_effective_than_gun_control_and_if_you_disagree_with_that_youre_lining_up_with_terrorists/

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