- Feb 27, 2010
Hitler always pointed to India, where about 100,000 Britishers ruled over millions of Indians, with the help of their Indian Army. Hitler did not realise that self-Government for India was very much a live issue in British politics.How would Europe's borders look like if Germany had won the Second World War? - Quora
I don't think they could have succeeded in the long term in maintaining control over such a vast territory, but it's plausible that they could have maintained control over a small number of neighboring countries and a sizable proportion of Africa: How would Europe's borders look like if Germany had won the Second World War. What I find strangest of all is how Germany was so small in comparison to the territory it colonized. Russia was always going to suck it in and blow it out in bubbles. It should have been obvious.
However, he did have a plan for drastic depopulation of Belarus and Ukraine, simply by commandeering all the food and letting the population starve to death. These plans were made, but never implemented, because the Nazis found they needed the "native" population as slave labourers in their own countries, and in Germany itself. The Nazis were surprisingly loath to mobilise women into the national workforce - much less so than the British or the Soviets in their respective countries.
The best book about the Nazi trade-offs between murdering Jews, letting Slavs starve to death, and the needs of the German War Economy is in Adam Tooze's The Wages of Destruction.