Admiral Karl Dönitz as Reich President and Goebbels as Reich Chancellor. Women were encouraged to leave the workforce, and the creation of large families by racially suitable women was promoted through a propaganda campaign. Germany and Eastern Europe: Cultural Identities and Cultural Differences. Hitler and the Power of Aesthetics. In 2006, the German government reaffirmed its position that.02.5 million deaths occurred. Austria and Czechoslovakia Main articles: Anschluss and German occupation of Czechoslovakia Further information: Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia (Top) Hitler proclaims the Anschluss on the Heldenplatz, Vienna, (Bottom) Ethnic Germans use the Nazi salute to greet German soldiers as they enter Saaz, 1938 In February.