Their Big Excuse Wasn’t

While the Germans point to the severity of the Depression as one of the key reasons for the rise of the Nazis, no other modern industrial state experienced a political revolution during the Great Depression. In fact, the United States was hit harder by the Depression than Germany.

(Source: The 12-year Reich: A Social History Of Nazi Germany 1933-1945 by Richard Grunberger)

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Charles McCain

Charles McCain is a Washington DC based freelance journalist and novelist. He is the author of "An Honorable German," a World War Two naval epic. You can read more of his work on his website: http://charlesmccain.com/

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