de-Nazification


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Noun1.de-Nazification - social process of removing Nazis from official positions and giving up any allegiance to Nazism; "denazification was a slow process"
social process - a process involved in the formation of groups of persons
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As a field worker monitoring German political activities and attitudes and as an analyst, Lang assisted scholars assessing the progress of de-Nazification work that inspired him to become a social scientist.
He had been given the title Governor of Pinneberg, a district west of bombblitzed Hamburg, and the job of its reconstruction, plus the feeding, housing and "de-Nazification" of displaced people.
On Thursday, ahead of a EU summit on immigration, she said migration would"determine the fate of the European Union." During Germany's decades of de-Nazification after the Second World War, rooting for Germany's national team was one of the only acceptable forms of nationalism in Germany.
Refusing to let a crisis go to waste, dim-witted and ceaselessly repetitive town-and-gown social justice warriors have used August 12th to further their agenda, with the excuse that Charlottesville needs a version of de-Nazification in terms of income inequality and race.
One journalist even reported in The Scotsman that "Jane Austen would probably be astonished to learn that she is playing quite a part in the de-Nazification of German youth" (2017: 120).
This documentary was intended primarily to be shown to German audiences as part of the post-war de-Nazification program (see Section 5 below).
In fact, at the same time Jannings was in a de-Nazification camp, Dietrich was entertaining Allied troops in Germany.
Where he had once suffered disfavor under the National Socialist regime, he was now being called a Nazi and would be subjected to intense scrutiny and critique until his de-Nazification trial in 1948.
When the war ended, Germany -- because of the victors' de-Nazification policies and its responsibility for instigating and carrying out the Holocaust -- had no choice but to "work through" its murderous past.
Forbidden from teaching after the war by the de-Nazification committee, Heidegger underwent a period of depression and breakdown (Safranski, 1999), and only returned to teaching in 1951.
It was likened to the de-Nazification of Germany following World War II.
In between footage of politicians and talk-show roundtables on de-Nazification filmed off the TV, Polke and a female accomplice (often seen playing with a plastic skeleton hand) clown around at a kitchen table.