Rearmament and the “Wehrmacht”

Nationalsozialismus - Aufrüstung und Wehrmacht

Remilitarization at all costs

The armed forces, referred to as “Wehrmacht” since 1935, were promoted by the propaganda and mobilized by the reintroduction of the compulsory military service and the forced rearmament and turned into a modern army. The military was completely under the influence of the Nazi regime and its ideology.