de-Nazification


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social process of removing Nazis from official positions and giving up any allegiance to Nazism

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This engagement with Daoism intensified after the Second World War ended, in the period during which Heidegger underwent the de-Nazification process.
Nothing remotely comparable to the post-World War II de-nazification of Germany has occurred; only a handful of communists have been prosecuted.
Austria, unlike Germany, was never subjected to the intensive de-Nazification campaigns that followed from the defeat of Adolf Hitler.
The latter became a popular book for many Germans until after the war when the books were hastily destroyed due to de-nazification and "guilt by association.
The Germans, for instance, had to reverse an overly rigorous de-Nazification process in order to maintain national cohesion and rebuild a functioning state.
Drama set in post-war Berlin tells the story of Allies' de-Nazification program
Ironically, while the end of the war signaled the advent of de-Nazification, German corporations proved unable to remove the patent law's emphasis on the individual, thus conceding a reform to inventors while seeking to distance themselves from the excesses of Nazism.
The absence of decommunization in C&EE contrasts with the de-Nazification in Germany at the end of the World War II.
Austria was also never forced like Germany to accept moral and historical responsibility for what occurred, and its de-Nazification program was far less effective than its German counterpart.
De-Baathification and democratisation of Iraq will take longer than the de-Nazification project in Germany.
Bolton likens the situation to de-Nazification in postwar Germany.
After Siegfried's sudden death in 1930, Winifred took over the festival and carried on until the Allied de-Nazification proceedings wrested control from her hands.
They may not have gone nearly as far as many dissidents and pro-democracy activists wanted; no program similar to de-Nazification in post-World War II Germany was enacted, and even the mummified Lenin was allowed to rest in his mausoleum on Red Square.
In a long chapter on the de-nazification of Nietzsche, Smith gives us a fine sketch of the varying reactions to Nietzsche during the 1930's in France.
As a party member, Rabe had to undergo de-Nazification by the Allies after World War II in order to hold a job.