Nazi Germany : A Political Conspiracy By The Jewish Population Of Easter Europe

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The term “Judeo-Bolshevism” was used in Nazi Germany to describe a political conspiracy by the Jewish population of Easter Europe (mainly Soviet Russia) to take command of the government and instill communist ideals amongst the Slavic peoples and eventually the rest of Europe. The propaganda created to promote belief in this conspiracy was part of Germanys’ attack on the Soviet Union in 1941, as a “legitimate” reason to invade, to stop the spread of Jewish communist ideology. The belief that Jews were responsible for the creation and growth of communism existed in Germany well before 1941 but it only became useful as propaganda in combination with Hitler’s expressed fears of a Soviet betrayal and possible invasion of Germany. “Given Hitler’s main objective of Lebensraum in the east, it was inevitable that he would attack the Soviet Union eventually any expressed fears of Jewish subterfuge or Soviet betrayal were to justify his own insistence on an invasion”. Judeo-Bolshevism was a genuine threat in the eyes of Nazi Germany but it was essentially used as means to enact Lebensraum (living space) on the eastern front, while destroying communist ideology, conquering the Slavic Untermenschen (sub-humans) and annihilating the Jewish population of central and Eastern Europe. Adolf Hitler expressed his belief in Judeo-Bolshevism as early as 1925, in his book Mein Kampf; where he essentially accused the Jewish people of being responsible for communism. He felt that the Jews had

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