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See how Adolf Hitler and the Nazis rise to power. In 1930, Germany is a liberal democracy. Just four years later, democracy is dead, Germany’s leader is a dictator and the government is in the hands of the Nazis.

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Rise of the Nazis

Night of the Long Knives

See how Hitler finds himself caught between Germany’s president and the Nazis’ power base.

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Night of the Long Knives

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Rise of the Nazis

The First Six Months in Power

Discover the measures Chancellor Hitler takes to dismantle the German state.

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The First Six Months in Power

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Rise of the Nazis

Politics

See the events that propel Hitler from the fringes to the heart of the government.

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Politics