was based on their belief in the existence of a superior master race. This pause provided the Red Army with an opportunity to mobilise fresh reserves. The Nazis intended on deporting all Romani people from Germany, and confined them to Zigeunerlager (Gypsy camps) for this purpose. At least 91 German Jews were killed during this pogrom, later called Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass. Hitler ordered the destruction of transport, bridges, industries, and other infrastructurea scorched earth decreebut Armaments Minister Albert Speer prevented this order from being fully carried out. Economy Main article: Economy of Nazi Germany Reich economics The most pressing economic matter the Nazis initially faced was the 30 percent national unemployment rate. Perfunctory efforts were made to curb air pollution, but little enforcement of existing legislation was undertaken once the war began. Plans unveiled in late 1938 for massive increases to the navy and air force were impossible to fulfil, as Germany lacked the finances and material resources to build the planned units, as well as the necessary fuel required to keep them running. Occupied territories Some of the conquered territories were incorporated into Germany as part of Hitler's long-term goal of creating a Greater Germanic Reich. Courses were offered on childrearing, sewing, and cooking. On 30 April, when Soviet troops were within two blocks of the Reich Chancellery, Hitler, along with his girlfriend and by then wife Eva Braun committed suicide. The government was a disorganised collection of factions led by the party elite, who struggled to amass power and gain the Führer's favour. German casualties Further information: World War II casualties and German casualties in World War II German refugees in Bedburg, near Kleve, 19 February 1945 Estimates of the total German war dead range from.5.9 million persons. During the course of the war, the Soviet Union lost a total of 27 million people ; less than nine million of these were combat deaths.