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Hitler’s Welfare State

Hitler's Social Revolution: Class and Status in Nazi Germany 1933-1939

by David Schoenbaum
Hitler, as every schoolboy ought to know, made no revolution, political, economic, or social. He left the old establishment in its entrenched positions in the economy, army, and the state. He erected, at the side of the old establishment, a new, predominantly middle-class, Nazi establishment, with its own bureaucracies, armies, …