Joseph Goebbels  

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“The year 1789 is hereby erased from history” --Joseph Goebbels as newly appointed Nazi Minister for Popular Enlightenment and Propaganda, radio broadcast of April 1, 1933

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Dr. Paul Joseph Goebbels (October 29, 1897May 1, 1945) was a German politician and Minister for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945. He was one of German dictator Adolf Hitler's closest associates and most devout followers. Goebbels was known for his zealous, energetic oratory and virulent anti-Semitism.

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