Paul von Hindenburg

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Noun1.Paul von Hindenburg - German field marshal and statesmanPaul von Hindenburg - German field marshal and statesman; as president of the Weimar Republic he reluctantly appointed Hitler as chancellor in 1933 (1847-1934)
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As a result, less than a month later, Hitler and Goring convinced President Hindenburg that an emergency decree was needed, which ultimately gave the Nazis the ability to suspend the
Purging the SA pleased the professional army, and both Defense Minister Blomberg and President Hindenburg congratulated Hitler for his "soldierly decision and exemplary courage.
They remark upon the success of Hugenberg's Freedom Law petition (on whether President Hindenburg and all his cabinet should be tried for treason for agreeing to the Young Plan war reparations agreement and every international agreement since the war, including the Treaty of Versailles) in persuading people to join the Nazi Party in County Friedberg.
The book documents how the party was in the North East when President Hindenburg died.
of Nebraska) presents a chronology of cultural events of the Weimar Republic that spans from November 9, 1918, and the declaration that Germany was a Republic to January 30, 1933, when President Hindenburg named Adolf Hitler as Chancellor of the Reich.