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Germany was a democracy before WWII

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Submitted by Dave Kessinger (Israel), Jan 27, 2006 at 17:07

Democratization took place in Germany, ... after their populations had endured the totalitarian crucible

As I recall Hitler and the National Socialists came to power through elections then subverted it. I agree with the rest of your article but as you often note - accuracy is important.

David Kessinger
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