Turning 2 blind eyes to the Nazi regime

History of Sorts

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One of the reasons why the Nazi’s became so powerful as they were, was because a lot of people and companies in Germany and indeed across the world decided to look away or ignore the atrocities because it suited their own agenda and lined their own pockets.

The Associated Press

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At the height of World War II, the Associated Press made secret arrangements with an SS officer to obtain pictures taken by Nazi photographers that were distributed to American newspapers — a deal authorized by senior U.S. officials.

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(A photo of Hitler surveying Nazi troops, taken by AP News.)

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When the Nazis came to power in Germany in 1933, many international news organizations operating in Germany began to experience pressure from the government to conform to Nazi standards.
That same year, the Nazi government’s Editor’s Law came into effect, mandating that all professional journalists be of Aryan descent and that…

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