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Ethics in an Age of Terror and GenocideIdentity and Moral Choice$
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Kristen Renwick Monroe

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780691151373

Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017

DOI: 10.23943/princeton/9780691151373.001.0001

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Fritz: Nazi Propagandist

Fritz: Nazi Propagandist

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(p.138) Chapter 6 Fritz: Nazi Propagandist
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Ethics in an Age of Terror and Genocide
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Kristen Renwick Monroe

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Princeton University Press
DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691151373.003.0006

This chapter showcases a Dutch collaborator named Fritz. Fritz shared many of Tony's prewar conservative opinions in favor of the monarchy and traditional Dutch values, although he was of working-class origins, unlike Tony and Beatrix, who were Dutch bourgeoisie. But unlike Beatrix or Tony, Fritz joined the Nazi Party, wrote propaganda for the Nazi cause, and married the daughter of a German Nazi. When he was interviewed in 1992, Fritz indicated he was appalled at what he later learned about Nazi treatment of Jews but that he still believed in many of the goals of the National Socialist movement and felt that Hitler had betrayed the movement. Fritz is thus classified as a disillusioned Nazi supporter who retains his faith in much of National Socialism, and this chapter is presented as illustrative of the psychology of those who once supported the Nazi regime but who were disillusioned after the war.

Keywords:   Dutch collaborator, Nazi propagandist, Nazis, National Socialism, disillusionment, Nazi supporter, Dutch Nazis, conservative views, Nazi Party

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