The Reichstag fire and the Enabling Act | Rise of the Nazis

Goring blames the communists for the Reichstag fire, giving Rohm and the SA an excuse to arrest what is left of the Communist Party.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 5'26''
  • Broadcast year: 2019
Curriculum Connection
  • History | Germany, 1890-1945 | Nazi control and dictatorship, 1933-39 | The creation of a dictatorship, 1933-34

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: Rise of the Nazis
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: The first six months in power