Some 6,500 modern works of art were removed from museums and replaced with works chosen by a Nazi jury. Nazi ideology brought together elements of antisemitism, racial hygiene, and eugenics, and combined them with pan-Germanism and territorial expansionism with the goal of obtaining more Lebensraum for the Germanic people. The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy. World War II (Top) Animated map showing the sequence of events in Europe throughout World War II (Bottom) Germany and its allies at the height of Axis success, 1942 Foreign policy Further information: Diplomatic history of World War II Germany Germany's. Journal of Modern History. The exhibition proved wildly popular, attracting over two million visitors. The Nazis issued a ban on sexual relations between Germans and foreign workers. Following a month-long series of attacks by members of the SA on Jewish businesses and synagogues, on itler declared a national boycott of Jewish businesses. G Hitler intended to eventually incorporate many of these areas into the Reich. The party used symbols such as the Blood Flag and rituals such as the Nazi Party rallies to foster unity and bolster the regime's popularity. On 19 August, the merger of the presidency with the chancellorship was approved by 90 percent of the electorate in a plebiscite. The day after, SA stormtroopers demolished union offices around the country; all trade unions were forced to dissolve and their leaders were arrested. In France, an estimated 9,000,000 tonnes (8,900,000 long tons; 9,900,000 short tons) of cereals were seized during the course of the war, including 75 percent of its oats. By 1939, over two-thirds of the newspapers and magazines were directly owned by the Propaganda Ministry. Circles of Resistance: Jewish, Leftist, and Youth Dissidence in Nazi Germany. "Genocide of European Roma (Gypsies 19391945". The League published the NS-Frauen-Warte, the only nsdap-approved women's magazine in Nazi Germany; despite some propaganda aspects, it was predominantly an ordinary woman's magazine. Alfred Rosenberg, head of the nsdap Office of Foreign Affairs and Hitler's appointed cultural and educational leader for Nazi Germany, considered Catholicism to be among the Nazis' chief enemies. All power was centralised in Hitler's person and his word became the highest law. Society Education Further information: University education in Nazi Germany Antisemitic legislation passed in 1933 led to the removal of all Jewish teachers, professors, and officials from the education system. Influenced by the Völkisch movement, the regime was against cultural modernism and supported the development of an extensive military at the expense of intellectualism. German citizens had access to information about what was happening, as soldiers returning from the occupied territories reported on what they had seen and done. After outmanoeuvring the Allies in Belgium and forcing the evacuation of many British and French troops at Dunkirk, France fell as well, surrendering to Germany on 22 June.