faced censorship. Orderly and Humane: The Expulsion of the Germans after the Second World War. The two largest film companies, Universum Film AG and Tobis, were purchased by the Propaganda Ministry, which by 1939 was producing most German films. Some 6,500 modern works of art were removed from museums and replaced with works chosen by a Nazi jury. Coordinates : 5231N 1324E /.517N.400E /.517;.400 "Drittes Reich" redirects here. Under pressure from politicians, industrialists, and the business community, President Paul von Hindenburg appointed Hitler as Chancellor of Germany on This event is known as the Machtergreifung seizure of power. Another civilian resistance group, the Kreisau Circle, had some connections with the military conspirators, and many of its members were arrested after the failed 20 July plot. The party used symbols such as the Blood Flag and rituals such as the Nazi Party rallies to foster unity and bolster the regime's popularity. In 1933, the Nazis enacted a stringent animal-protection law that affected what was allowed for medical research. "Wie erfolgreich war die nationalsozlalistische Presselenkung?" How Successful was National Socialist Control of the Daily Press? A total of 23,000 Romani were deported to Auschwitz concentration camp, of whom 19,000 died. Germany was particularly dependent on foreign supplies of oil, coal, and grain. Stuttgart: Steiner, Franz Verlag. The Third Reich in Power. The armaments industry began to break down by September 1944. He permanently postponed the invasion, a plan which the commanders of the German army had never taken entirely seriously. Economy Main article: Economy of Nazi Germany Reich economics The most pressing economic matter the Nazis initially faced was the 30 percent national unemployment rate.