Adolf Hitler Essay

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Abstract Adolf Hitler (1889-1945) grew up in several smaller cities in Austria, lived in Vienna from ages 18 to 24 (1907-1913), then lived in Munich until he became German chancellor in 1933, except for this World War I service from 1914 to 1918 and a spell in prison in 1924. The demonization of Hitler is accomplished in a variety of ways, all of which portray the National Socialist leader as an abstract figure outside of human behavior and comprehension. During and shortly after World War I many people who had crossed paths with him had published their memories of him, and researchers sought to find every conceivable documentary trace. Since then more and more documents have been brought to light, with every more detailed biographies being written. How do we know what we know about Hitler? This project is to show Hitler's life and the historical events which occurred during his regime. This study also suggests how unwell-educated Hitler came to power in Germany and what his role was in World War II. The goal is to examine political, philosophical, and cultural reasons for the demonization of Adolf Hitler 1 HITLER’S EARLY LIFE Adolf Hitler was born on 20th April, 1889, in the small Austrian town of Braunau near the German border, and he spent most of his childhood in Linz, the capital of Upper Austria. In 1913, Hitler moved to Munich. At the outbreak of World War I in 1914, he gave up his Austrian citizenship, immediately volunteered for the German army and joined the 16th Bavarian Reserve Infantry Regimen. “As for Hitler, the war was the greatest experience of his life. He recorded it in a book that swept the world, but which was not in harmony with the new German heroic conception of life” (Culture Under The Nazis, p.417). He greeted the war with enthusiasm, as a great relief from the frustration and aimlessness of civilian life. He found discipline and

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