number of families having four or more children declined by five percent between 19Removing women from the workforce did not have the intended effect of freeing up jobs for men, as women were for. Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop arranged in negotiations with the Soviet Union a non-aggression pact, the MolotovRibbentrop Pact, signed in August 1939. In France, an estimated 9,000,000 tonnes (8,900,000 long tons; 9,900,000 short tons) of cereals were seized during the course of the war, including 75 percent of its oats. German Resistance to Hitler. Archived from the original on Retrieved Dönitz, Karl (2012) 1958. Nazi Germany's racial policy was based on their belief in the existence of a superior master race. During the course of the German occupation, some 12 million pigs and 13 million sheep were taken. Sereny, Gitta (1996) 1995. Waltham, Mass: University Press of New England. In 1937, Jewish doctors were forbidden to treat non-Jewish patients and in 1938 their right to practice medicine was removed entirely. By November, fuel coal was no longer reaching its destinations and the production of new armaments was no longer possible. About 65 percent of the death sentences were carried out. "Polycentrism in Full Swing: Air Pollution Control in Nazi Germany". Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. Honouring their treaty obligations, Britain and France declared war on Germany two days later. 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.