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Synonyms for Nazi

a German member of Adolf Hitler's political party

derogatory term for a person who is fanatically dedicated to, or seeks to control, some activity, practice, etc

relating to a form of socialism

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Following the defeat of Hitler and the Nazi army, the world's democratic nations prosecuted the Nazi leaders and convicted them of crimes against humanity.
This is the opening sequence of probably the most famous Nazi propaganda film of all time, Triumph of the Will made by Leni Riefenstahl at the Nazi rally at Nuremberg in 1934.
The Nazis themselves were susceptible to the unmasking, demythologizing impulse as far as the great Jewish world conspiracy was concerned: "Nazi propagandists convinced themselves and their followers that commonsense explanations for developments were deceptive and illusory....
Meanwhile, the Nazis on stage were performing a favorite antic.
Despite its attempts to present a more militant image, Social Democracy failed to gain electoral ground from its main competitors, the German Communist Party and the rising Nazi movement.
Seventy years later, this incident has come to symbolize what became known as the "Nazi Olympics." Spectacular in terms of both pageantry and athleticism--including the feats of the black American track and field star Jesse Owens--the 1936 Games are remembered for the racial and political tension that surrounded them, just three years before Germany invaded Poland to start World War II.
An Israeli consul in Italy stated that the Catholic Church under Pius XII "was instrumental in saving at least 700,000 but probably as many at 860,000 Jews from certain death at Nazi hands." A vivid picture is painted of the danger to anyone in Nazi-held territory who publicly opposed the Nazis during the war.
As they neared Nazi Germany, they encountered evidence of a mind-boggling crime against humanity.
Timm cites the familiar insight that European high culture was irrelevant in the face of fascist barbarity (the SS elite "listened to Mozart, read Holderlin--one could wish they had not"), and laments the Nazis' irreversible corruption of German (the phrase final solution is "proof of the fact that even the German langauge has lost its innocence").
Von Galen is particularly known for a series of homilies in which he condemned the Nazis' secret "T4" campaign of authorizing people with disabilities.
The Nazis guaranteed state funding for the official Protestant church and at the same time made overtures to the Catholic hierarchy, which led to the signing of a concordat between the Vatican and the government.
During the 1930s the Nazis demanded that choreographers dismiss their Jewish dancers.
Richard Steigmann-Gall examines the religious views of the Nazi Party elite in order to reconsider the assumption that Nazis and Nazism were anti-Christian.