Nazi policy on religion, 700 of their pastors were arrested. The Nazis undertook a propaganda campaign to try to generate support for an invasion. A strategy was developed based on the tactic of Blitzkrieg lightning war which involved using quick coordinated assaults that avoided enemy strong points. By December 1944, 750,000 Soviet POWs were working, including in German armaments factories (in violation of the Hague and Geneva conventions mines, and farms. He expected this time they would be met by force. The BDM's activities focused on physical education, with activities such as running, long jumping, somersaulting, tightrope walking, marching and swimming. The Poles shall be the slaves of the Greater German Reich." Following Operation Barbarossa, the Soviet Union was also plundered. It could not be expected that even for a brief period our Air Force could make up for our lack of naval supremacy." Raeder 2001,. . Generalplan Ost Main article: Generalplan Ost Germany's war in the East was based on Hitler's long-standing view that Jews were the great enemy of the German people and that Lebensraum was needed for Germany's expansion. The Nazi regime discouraged women from seeking higher education since Nazi leaders held conservative views about women and endorsed the idea that rational and theoretical work was alien to a woman's nature since they were considered inherently emotional and instinctive as such, engaging in academics. By 1944 over a half million women served as auxiliaries in the German armed forces. The Romani were forbidden to marry people of German extraction. Citations Bibliography "Agreement Between the Governments of the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and the Provisional Government of the French Republic on Certain Additional Requirements to be Imposed on Germany". They promised a strong central government, increased Lebensraum living space for Germanic peoples, formation of a national community based on race, and racial cleansing via the active suppression of Jews, who would be stripped of their citizenship and civil rights. The number of women in paid employment only increased by 271,000 (1.8 percent) from 1939 to 1944, but as the production of consumer goods had been cut back, women left those industries for employment in the war economy. He planned the "extermination of the foreign Christian faiths imported into Germany and for the Bible and Christian cross to be replaced in all churches, cathedrals, and chapels with copies of Mein Kampf and the swastika.