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Joseph Goebbels

(1897—1945) German Nazi leader and politician


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(1897–1945)

German Nazi leader and politician. In 1933 he became Hitler's Minister of Propaganda, with control of the press, radio, and all aspects of culture. With a total disregard for the truth, he manipulated the media in order to further Nazi aims. A supporter of Hitler to the last, he committed suicide rather than surrender to the Allies.

Subjects: Social Sciences — History.


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