What Did the Average 1930s German Think of the Nazi Regime?

Hitler’s Germans: inhuman demons - or someone more recognizable

Martina Petkova
6 min readFeb 20, 2021

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Adolf Hitler with an adoring crowd | Source: Berliner Archives | Public Domain

TThe word “Nazi” has become interchangeable with “evil.” People tend to look back on this time in history with bewilderment (“How could something like this happen?”) and a sense of superiority towards the Germans (“They’re savages. Who could support such…

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Martina Petkova

In my Medium writing, I explore the human psyche, our many contradictions, mental health, & the signs and causes of abuse. I also write about racism.