Final Settlement with Respect to Germany, under which Germany also renounced claims to territories lost during World War. Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin. Evans states that most German citizens disapproved of the genocide. Auschwitz: A New History. German casualties Further information: World War II casualties and German casualties in World War II German refugees in Bedburg, near Kleve, 19 February 1945 Estimates of the total German war dead range from.5.9 million persons. After outmanoeuvring the Allies in Belgium and forcing the evacuation of many British and French troops at Dunkirk, France fell as well, surrendering to Germany on 22 June. The Reichskulturkammer (Reich Chamber of Culture) was organised under the control of the Propaganda Ministry in September 1933. Lanham, MD: Rowman Littlefield. In the midst of the Great Depression, the Nazis restored economic stability and ended mass unemployment using heavy military spending and a mixed economy. The productions were not always overtly propagandistic, but generally had a political subtext and followed party lines regarding themes and content. On 10 May, the government seized the assets of the Social Democrats, and they were banned on 22 June. His hope was that each SS family would have between four and six children. Military build-up Main article: International relations (19191939) See also: Remilitarization of the Rhineland and German involvement in the Spanish Civil War In the early years of the regime, Germany was without allies, and its military was drastically weakened by the Versailles Treaty. The party line was that the Jews were the instigators of the partisan struggle and therefore needed to be eliminated. In the one-party election held on 29 March, the nsdap received.9 percent support. Jewish businesses were denied access to markets, forbidden to advertise, and deprived of access to government contracts.