non-Jews, and their right to occupy many fields of labour (such as law, medicine, or education). Any profits in excess of that amount would be turned over to the Reich. H Oppression of ethnic Poles Further information: Occupation of Poland (19391945) and Nazi crimes against the Polish nation Poles were viewed by Nazis as subhuman non-Aryans, and during the German occupation of Poland.7 million ethnic Poles were killed. The government was not a coordinated, co-operating body, but a collection of factions struggling for power and Hitler's favour. By 1944 over a half million women served as auxiliaries in the German armed forces. "Book Review: Götz Aly: Hitler's Beneficiaries: Plunder, Racial War, and the Nazi Welfare State". This incident provided the pretext for a pogrom the nsdap incited against the Jews on 9 November 1938. Outside of Germany, the Romani people were regularly used for forced labour, though many were killed. Nazi philosophy prevented large numbers of women from being hired to work in munitions factories in the build-up to the war, so foreign labourers were brought.