The Gestapo, founded by Hermann Göring in April, 1933, was placed under the administration of Heinrich Himmler. photo supra, as Chief of Nazi German Police in 1934. It specialized in extracting information by gruesome torture methods at its Berlin headquarters on Prinz Albrechtrasse (“Prince Albert Street”). Ironically, some of the Gestapo’s interrogation and surveillance techniques were pioneered…..
Hitler’s propaganda machine, under the leadership of Joseph Goebbels, relentlessly bombarded the German people with negative messages — in feature films, faked newsreels, phony documentaries, fabricated news stories, radio plays, even in children’s books — demonizing, dehumanizing and scapegoating Jews for just about every problem of German society. Public demonstrations were regularly choreographed and mass rallies staged to vilify…..