Seizure of power by the National Socialists and establishment of the dictatorship

Uniforms and flags signify the politicization of everyday life in the company.

On 30 January 1933 the National Socialists assumed power in Germany. Within a very short time they managed to gain control of all important positions in government and society.

The regime imposed this policy of Gleichschaltung by means of intimidation and force. Persona non grata and political opponents were arrested. It was obvious from the deprivation of the Jewish population's rights that racism and antisemitism had become key elements of Nazi policy.



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