The soldiers no longer saw any wrong in the murder of Jews, or anyone opposing the murder of the Jews.
They even sought out ways in which they could hurt or kill Jews without even being ordered to so do: “Col.
The sheer volume of propaganda, which pervaded into all aspects of a soldier’s life, made it possible for the Nazi party to convince the soldiers to kill Jews without any moral qualms.
However, the propaganda would not have successfully convinced these soldiers if it was not believable.
In the Holocaust, six million Jews were systematically exterminated by the Nazis.
Today, the cold and calculating murder of millions of people is unthinkable, but in the minds of Hitler’s Nazis, anti-Semitism was a righteous and moral cause.
In films of Adolf Hitler’s Nazis marching the streets in military displays, there is a chilling atmosphere of complete conformity and belief in Nazism.
The soldiers seem never-ending in number and proudly sing traditional German songs, marching simultaneously as though they were one single entity bent on achieving Hitler’s goals.
The propaganda that Hitler used pervaded all aspects of a soldier’s life, including training, home life, and the media.
The purpose of overwhelming the soldiers (and ordinary civilians, by extension) with propaganda was to ensure that there was no escape from Nazi morals, and that the soldiers would begin to believe that Jews were inferior and deserved to die.