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3. The Nazi Oath


Discipline, loyalty, personal honor, and a willingness to sacrifice one's own life became the key elements of the SS creed.  What makes this oath so unusual is that the loyalty was to one person - Adolph Hitler - rather than to a country or constitution.

Violence and brutality were the fundamental elements of Hitler's dictatorship.

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