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In his analysis of the motives behind the extensive Soviet rapes, Norman Naimark singles out "hate propaganda, personal experiences of suffering at home, and an allegedly fully demeaning picture of German women in the press, not to mention among the soldiers themselves" as a part reason for the widespread rapes. Retrieved 7 May The author bases her claims in large part on reports kept by Bavarian priests in the summer of The increasingly totalitarian regime that Hitler imposed on Germany allowed him to control the actions of the military. In , German news magazine Der Spiegel reported that German historian Miriam Gebhardt "believes that members of the US military raped as many as , German women by the time West Germany regained sovereignty in , with most of the assaults taking place in the months immediately following the US invasion of Nazi Germany. The drafting of the Nuremberg Laws has often been attributed to Hans Globke.