half were estimated to have died. The Dictators: Hitler's Germany, Stalin's Russia. Busse, Reinhard; Riesberg, Annette (2004). After the Allied invasion of France, Germany was conquered by the Soviet Union from the east and the other Allies from the west, and capitulated in May 1945. Circles of Resistance: Jewish, Leftist, and Youth Dissidence in Nazi Germany. The regime enacted the Reich Nature Protection Act in 1935 to protect the natural landscape from excessive economic development. The agreement lasted six months before Hitler seized the rest of Czech territory in March 1939. A law passed in April 1933 limited the number of females admitted to university to ten percent of the number of male attendees. The Nazi regime promoted a liberal code of conduct regarding sexual matters and was sympathetic to women who bore children out of wedlock.