Why Were So Many Austrians Hitler-Friendly?
By Rick Steves
Today I stood on Vienna’s Heroes Square where, in 1938, more than 200,000 tearfully happy Austrians gathered before Adolf Hitler 다운로드. The Nazi dictator stood on the palace balcony and stated, “In front of German history, I declare my former homeland now a part of the Third Reich. One of the pearls of the Third Reich will be Vienna.” From that day on, Austrians were forbidden to say the word “Austria.”
Americans often wonder how Austria could so eagerly embrace Hitler 안드로이드 adb 다운로드. Let me hazard an explanation: Imagine post-WWI Austria. One of the mightiest empires on earth started — and lost — a great war. In a few bloody years, it went from being a grand empire of 55 million people to a relatively insignificant landlocked state of six million that was required to be nonaligned 다운로드.
The capital, Vienna, was left with little to rule, and now its population comprised a third of the country’s. With the economic crisis we know as the Great Depression, Austria also got a fascist government complete with a dictator named Engelbert Dollfuss 다운로드. He was as right-wing and anti-Semitic as Hitler, but he was pro-Roman Catholic Church, pro-Habsburg, and anti-Nazi. When an Austrian Nazi assassinated Dollfuss in 1934, it was easy for the German Nazis to take over four years later 다운로드. By that point, the Austrian fascists had already put down the leftists. The German Nazis just took over their Austrian counterparts’ file cabinets 구글포토 사진 전체. And, Hitler promised greatness again…and jobs…
Read the rest, and check out Rick’s travels through modern-day Vienna
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- Biergarten, open-air drinking establishment.
- Blitz, taken from Blitzkrieg (lightning war) 다운로드. It is a team defensive play in American or Canadian football in which the defense sends more players than the offense can block.
- Delicatessen, speciality food retailer, fine foods (German spelling Delikatessen)
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- Hamburger, sandwich with a meat patty and garnishments.
- Iceberg (German Eisberg)
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- Kitsch, cheap, sentimental, gaudy items of popular culture.
- Kohlrabi, type of cabbage.
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- Neanderthal (modern German spelling: Neandertal), for German Neandertaler, meaning “of, from, or pertaining to the Neandertal (“Neander Valley”)”, the site near Düsseldorf where early Homo neanderthalensis fossils were found 다운로드.
- Nein — no.
- Noodle, from German Nudel, a type of food; a string of pasta.
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- Pumpernickel, type of sourdough rye bread, strongly flavoured, dense, and dark in colour.
- Quartz (German Quarz)
- Sauerkraut (sometimes shortened to Kraut), fermented cabbage.
- Schadenfreude, joy from pain (literally harm joy); delight at the misfortune of others.
- Schnaps, distilled beverage.
- Spritzer, chilled drink from white wine and soda water (from spritzen = to spray).
- Strudel (e. g. Apfelstrudel, milk-cream strudel), a filled pastry.
- uber, über, over; used to indicate that something or someone is of better or superior magnitude, e.g. Übermensch.
- verboten, prohibited, forbidden.
- Wanderlust, the yearning to travel.
- Wiener, hot dog (from Wiener Würstchen = Viennese sausage).
- Wunderkind, literally wonder child; a child prodigy.
- Zeitgeist, spirit of the time.
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The European Union needs to become more integrated with a common finance policy and a central government, German finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Wednesday (16 May) 다운로드.
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“We certainly won’t manage it in this legislative period,” said Schauble referring to the creation of a finance ministry but noted that for a currency union, a part of finance policy needs to be harmonised 다운로드.
That should be the “lesson” learned from the current crisis.
He said he wants to widen citizens participation in EU politics beyond voting for MEPs to voting for the president of the European Commission, noting that the recent French presidential elections, including a three-hour TV debate between the two candidates, attracted interest far beyond the country’s borders 다운로드.
via EU Observer
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The video is super funny, you have to watch it (German, 40 seconds).
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