he ordered those whom opposed him and whom he thought might be trouble to be sent to work camps and many of them were shot -- the caption read "ministers, priests, and capitalists."
Hitler arrested and executed anyone that might pose a threat to his regime. He did not execute some capitalists because they owned the means of production. He executed them because they would not accept his government. Those capitalists willing to play ball and help the war effort enjoyed the support of the Nazis, including slave labor.
Precisely -- he was all in favor of the capitalist businessmen that his government could control for the Fatherland. The rest of the capitalists he had shot or worked to death in labor camps.
"The worker in a capitalist state -- and that is his deepest misfortune -- is no longer a living human being, a creator, a maker.
We call ourselves a workers' party because we want to free labor from the chains of capitalism and Marxism." (Joseph Goebbels)
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