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Realmente me quedo esa duda.

Aly presents a very simple thesis about the Nazi regime: This was a bit dry unless you love WWII history and economics. We see how Jews and citizens from Nazi occupied lands suffered from crippling taxation, mass looting, forced labour, and destruction.

But probably almost nobody would read a more comprehensive version. Fortunately my wife speaks german and I asked her to translate some for me which I found very usefull. To ask other readers questions about Hitler’s Beneficiariesplease sign up.

E seguendo l’immane flusso di denaro provocato dai crimini nazisti, costituito dai patrimoni ebraici, ma non solo, si capisce molto anche dell’Europa moderna. Oct 21, Raul rated it it was amazing. In order maintain support for World War II, the Nazis made sure that the German people lived comfortably during the war. The collaboration between the two was makeshift and improvised, but it was efficient enough to support nearly twelve years of rearmament, violence, and annihilation.

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For years, the German Research Foundation also supported the development of technocratic plans for the jtopia of millions of people. Connelly’s review was helpful in confirming the novelty of this work as many reviewers mention, this is the first book to highlight how Nazis financed WWII thro I enjoyed his introduction a bit too much because he claims that the Nazi regime was exceptionally a “young” one!


The answer is as shocking as it is persuasive: These “social” policies are the focus of part I of this book. The most sobering element is the degree to which comfortable circumstances for oneself can blunt the desire to ask questions about the effects on others utopix bear the price of prosperity.

Some reviews I have read suggest that Aly may draw too materialist an explanation of why Germans continued to support Hitler, and I have not gotten so far as to be sure I agree.

Mar 06, C. Return to Book Page. This required a great deal of money, which the Nazis acquired, primarily from three sources: Not mentioned is the fact that, in German-occupied Poland, any German could enter a Polish or Jewish shop at any time and take anything at will without paying.

Hitler’s Beneficiaries: Plunder, Racial War, and the Nazi Welfare State by Götz Aly

He notes that taxes were kept considerably lower than in other belligerent states; that the material standards were kept high; and that the secret police force was gota small. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Any qualms were swept away by waves of tax breaks and government handouts. Sadly, this book also explains why the recent history is taught in school only as emotion plus years by state propaganda tools.

I enjoyed his introduction a bit too much because he claims that the Nazi regime was exceptionally a “young” one! And it was patently obvious to all Germans what the mechanism was.

Gotz Ali (Author of La utopía nazi)

He gives the monetary reasoning behind the Holocaust and destruction the Nazis perpetrated and has it all make sense. They utopoa paid a wage in order to forestall resistance back home, but then the earnings were recouped by the Germans in various creative ways pp.


Jan 18, Branco rated it really liked it Shelves: Unlike Communism, Nazism never demanded absolute devotion pp. How did Hitler win the allegiance of ordinary Germans?

Hitler’s Beneficiaries: Plunder, Racial War, and the Nazi Welfare State

Volkmar suggested this to me, and this book did not disappoint. Hitler’s Beneficiaries has been hailed as “startling” by Richard Evans, and as “fascinating and important” by Christopher Browning.

May 01, Ietrio rated it it was amazing Shelves: It only took me 6 years and probably as many restarts to finally read this book but it was worth it.

There were no significant uprisings against the Nazis. Very interesting and detailed look in the financing of the Nazi state and its implications. Dec 06, Mike Rausch rated it it was amazing. It’s a bit of a shame that it isn’t more detailed, and often we have to take Aly’s word for some things. This was a bit of a tough one to get through. Published January 9th by Metropolitan Books first published April 30th Be the first to ask a question about Hitler’s Beneficiaries.

An excellent and well researched answer to the question of how the Nazis gained so much support from so many Germans for as long as they did?

Stangl asserted that the Holocaust was actually motivated by financial gain.