Use Sources 4, 5 and 6 and your own knowledge.
Historical oddities or anomalous news stories especially attracted my interest, lingering in my mind for years to come. I was home, sick, and watching television, sipping an endless stream of the chicken noodle soup that my mother always made for me when I was ill. My mother sat on the sofa, sewing and watching her shows.
Then, the programs were interrupted by the familiar voice of Walter Cronkite, and the news began to break. Like many children in America, I cried that night. A year or so later when the Warren Report was published and excerpted in almost every newspaper in the country, I remember thinking "bullets just don't do that.
Physics was also an interest for me, and another oddity lodged in my mind as I read the standard histories: I thought that was an extremely odd oddity indeed.
It seemed to have the same sharp angles and corners as the Warren Commission's "magic bullet". It just didn't fit. Other odd facts accumulated over the years as if to underline the strangeness of the war's end in general and that fact in particular.
Then, inthe Berlin Wall came down and the two post-war Germanies raced toward reunification. The events seemed to unfold faster than the news media's ability to keep pace.
I remember that day too, for I was driving with a friend in his van in Manhattan. My friend was Russian, as was his family, some of whom were veterans of the harsh conflict on the Russian front. We listened to the reports on the radio with a kind of breathlessness and anxiety.
My friend hurried to me and said "Now it will start to come out in the wash. We had often discussed what would happen in the eventuality of German reunification, and were agreed that many things from the end of the war would begin to surface, answering old questions and raising new ones.
Our long talks about World War Two had convinced us that there was much about the war that did not make sense, Hitler's and Stalin's genocidal paranoia notwithstanding. Gradually, and one must say, predictably, the Germans themselves raced to uncover what lay hidden in the formerly inaccessible archival vaults of East Germany and the Soviet Union.
Witnesses came forward, and German authors endeavored to come to grips with yet another aspect of the darkest period in their nation's history.
Much, if not all, of their work remains ignored in the USA. This present book is based in part on these Germans' efforts. It, like them, raises dangerous questions, and often presents dangerous and disturbing answers. As a consequence, while the Nazi regime's "image" becomes even more blackened, the image of the victorious Allies also suffers to a great degree.UPDATED 12 September Preface.
When I was a boy, oddities fascinated me, particularly if they appeared to make no sense.
Historical oddities or anomalous news stories especially attracted my interest, lingering in my mind for years to come. Start studying The Nazi regime enjoyed broad consent brought about by popular policies.
Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. It can therefore be debated as to whether or not the Nazi Regime depended more on its broad popularity Read More Words 3 Pages. To answer a past question. To analyse sources. To include historical knowledge and source work.
Outcomes. However, if you were to compare this with source five then you would see that it gives the impression that the regime depended solely on terror, thus disagreeing with the statement.
Following the destruction of the Burgerbraukeller by Georg Elser’s bomb blast on November 8, , the Hitler and others honoured the anniversary of the Burgerbraukeller Putsch at the Lowenbraukeller throughout the rest of the war.