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Paul Joseph Göbbels
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Born 1897-10-29
Died 1945-05-01
The propaganda expert of the Nazi party.
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At the age of four Göbbels gets polio (Poliomyelitis) which causes his left leg to be shorter than the other, and keeps him at the 5 foot 100 pound range in his adult life.
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Göbbels received a doctorate in philosophy from the University of Heidelberg.
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Highered by the Strasser brothers he takes a job with the Nazi party as a writer / editorial assistant.
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District Leader of Berlin.
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In response to the Madison Square Garden boycott lead by Rabbi Wise to be held the next day - Hitler and Göbbels decide to have a counter boycott against German Jews.
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Hitler approved a proposition by Göbbels to start a boycott against the German Jews in-response to the Madison Square Garden anti-Nazi boycott / protest to happen later that day.
Nazi Book Burnings 1933-05-10
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Once the Nazis came to power Göbbels decided which writings were for the good for the people of Germany and unleashed Nazi forces to go through libraries and personal collections to choose which books should stay, and burn the rest.
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Just a week before the Night of the Long Knives Göbbels had meetings with SA leader Ernst Rohm. It is unclear what these meetings were about but researcher Paul R. Maracin suggests that this could have been Göbbels trying to position him self to be on the winning side forseeing the coming battle between Hitler and Rohm.
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Angry about the deportation of his family out of Germany back to Poland Grynszpan shot vom Rath who died of his wounds two days later.

When vom Rath died Göbbels politicized his death, and with Hitler’s approval unleashed the Nazi SA upon the German Jew population in a pogrom known as Kristallnacht or the ’Night of Broken Glass’.
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In response to the death of Ernst vom Rath (whom had been shot two days earlier by Polish Jew Herschel Grynszpan) Göbbels approached Hitler to get approval to unleash an attack on German Jews.

With Hitler’s approval the SA was sent out to beat German Jews, and break the windows out of Jew’s houses and businesses. German Jews were also murdered this night.
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Rather than surrender Göbbels and his wife commit themselves to a suicide pact. Göbbels’ wife poisons their five girls and one boy. Then Göbbels’ wife bites into a cyanide pill, and he shoots him self like Hitler in the side of the head.
Quotes
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Who is this man [Hitler]? half plebeian, half god! Truly Christ, or only st John?