Search for cultural roots to understand why. Germans had great humanist tradition based on compassion (remember Marx feeling for English child labor force that no English cared to look at twice) but no democratic tradition at all. All German states had been autocratic ones. They trained their children to obey orders, not to discuss them. "Command is our elder," said old Estonians, a culturally and genetically pretty (or ugly) much German nation themselves.
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from the article: Why did Adolf Hitler hate the Jews?