The last step in Hitler's quest for total, dictatorial power was the purging of the German military of any factions that were in any way autonomous and not 100% loyal to him, specifically the SA (Sturmabteilung, which means Storm Detachment).
The SA was run by Ernst Rohm, who, like most of the founding and high-level members of the Nazi Party and eventually the Third Reich, was a homosexual ephebophile (preferring teenaged boys). In fact, Rohm was a militant and vocal homosexual in the spirit of the ancient Greeks and musloids who believed that women were sub-human and that truly masculine men only had sex with other men and boys.
While Hitler and the rest of his circle were themselves also homosexuals, Rohm's flagrant openness about his perversions was all Hitler needed to execute a purge. On June 30, 1934 the "Night of the Long Knives" was executed. Rohm and the rest of the SA leaders were killed. Hitler publicly explained that the purge was executed because of sexual perversion in the ranks of the SA who were "plotting" against him. Hitler also used the opportunity to kill any other enemies or otherwise inconvenient or "untrustworthy" people that Hitler wanted or needed dead in order to achieve total dictatorial power. Once Hitler had achieved that power, he made the following nationally-broadcast announcement before the now-totally irrelevant legislature, the Reichstag, and the world:
In this hour I was responsible for the fate of the German people, and thereby I became the supreme judge of the German people. I gave the order to shoot the ringleaders in this treason, and I further gave the order to cauterise down to the raw flesh the ulcers of this poisoning of the wells in our domestic life. Let the nation know that its existence which depends on its internal order and security cannot be threatened with impunity by anyone! And let it be known for all time to come that if anyone raises his hand to strike the State, then certain death is his lot.A variant of this is what is happening right now. The Obama Putsch regime is now consolidating power and is purging the military of any flag officers that either have inside information that could blow the lid off the regime and/or men that they fear could organize a junta or counter-coup. And, as with Rohm and the SA, the modern American flag officer corps, as I have said many, many times, is a hive of sickening moral degenerates. Almost ALL flag officers today are adulterous fornicators who can be blackmailed exactly like Petraeus. http://www.barnhardt.biz/
Adolf Hitler, July 13, 1934