advantage of the emergency to gain support for their party. "Declaration Regarding the Defeat of Germany and the Assumption of Supreme Authority with Respect to Germany and Supplementary Statements". Hundreds of camps of varying size and function were created by the end of the war. In addition to Hitler's stated purpose of acquiring Lebensraum, this large-scale offensivecodenamed Operation Barbarossa was intended to destroy the Soviet Union and seize its natural resources for subsequent aggression against the Western powers. Hitler's plans for rebuilding Berlin included a gigantic dome based on the Pantheon in Rome and a triumphal arch more than double the height of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. After the federal election of 1932, the nsdap was the largest party in the Reichstag, holding 230 seats with.4 percent of the popular vote. On, Heydrich announced that all Jews in the eastern conquered territories were to be regarded as partisans and gave the order for all male Jews between the ages of 15 and 45 to be shot. Under Goebbels, the Propaganda Ministry issued two dozen directives every week on exactly what news should be published and what angles to use; the typical newspaper followed the directives closely, especially regarding what to omit. Areas placed under German administration included the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, Reichskommissariat Ostland (encompassing the Baltic states and Belarus and Reichskommissariat Ukraine. Foreign workers brought into Germany were put into four classifications: guest workers, military internees, civilian workers, and Eastern workers. In 1942, after the death of Armaments Minister Fritz Todt, Hitler appointed Albert Speer as his replacement.