He came in on cat paws

Galloway, Joseph L.; Geier, Thom
October 1993
U.S. News & World Report;10/25/93, Vol. 115 Issue 16, 60th anniversary p17
Looks back at how Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany in 1933. Conservative politicians who had both been chancellor in the last months of the Weimar Republic, Franz von Papen and Gen. Kurt von Schleicher, sought to use Hitler; Hitler made chancellor on January 30; Within one month the Reichstag burned and civil liberties were suspended; The Enabling Act, which stripped parliament of power and made Hitler dictator; Creation of the Reich Defense Council.


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