moved to the Chełmno extermination camp in early 1942. Following Operation Barbarossa, the Soviet Union was also plundered. Detailed National Socialist indoctrination of future holders of elite military rank was undertaken at Order Castles. As early as February 1933, Hitler announced that rearmament must begin, albeit clandestinely at first, as to do so was in violation of the Versailles Treaty. The decision to attack the Soviet Union and the decisive defeat at Stalingrad led to the retreat of the German armies and the eventual loss of the war. New techniques such as telephoto lenses and cameras mounted on tracks were employed. During the course of the German occupation, some 12 million pigs and 13 million sheep were taken. The Canadian Foundation for Polish Studies of the Polish Institute of Arts Sciences Price-Patterson Ltd. ; Heschel, Susannah (1999). Göring, having stripped almost all of occupied Poland of its artworks within six months of Germany's invasion, ultimately grew a collection valued at over 50 million Reichsmarks. Pastor Martin Niemöller responded with the formation of the Confessing Church, from which some clergymen opposed the Nazi regime. Bevölkerungsbilanzen für die deutschen Vertreibungsgebiete 1939/50 (in German). The party, especially its paramilitary organisation Sturmabteilung (SA; Storm Detachment; Brownshirts used physical violence to advance their political position, disrupting the meetings of rival organisations and attacking their members (as well as Jewish people) on the streets. Retrieved Walk, Joseph (1996). In Brüggemeier, Franz-Josef; Cioc, Mark; Zeller, Thomas. Many of the same people were involved in a coup planned for 1940, but again the participants changed their minds and backed down, partly because of the popularity of the regime after the early victories in the war. Hitler's State Architecture: The Impact of Classical Antiquity. The governments of Denmark, Norway ( Reichskommissariat Norwegen and the Netherlands ( Reichskommissariat Niederlande ) were placed under civilian administrations staffed largely by natives.