Hitler's Faults

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Adolf Hitler was arguably one the most famous leaders in modern times. Hitler’s rise to power has been vastly documented on throughout history either through his oratory skills or his autobiography, Mein Kampf. Successes in Hitler’s reign were that was able to united Germany and Austria and extend the German territory into Eastern Europe. Failures include losing the most notable war in modern history and Operation Barbarossa. As a ruler, Adolf Hitler of the Nazi party had numerous successes but he also had he fair share of failures. At the beginning of World War II, Hitler was seen as a savior to the German nation because of his oratory skills, appeal to the people and his successes. One of his first successes came when he fulfilled his promises to the German people and reversed the Treaty of Versailles. After the death of Hindenburg in 1934, Hitler was seen as the successor. The German public saw Hitler as god-like with his vast power and glorifying the German race as being the “master race.” When he finally reversed the power of the Treaty of Versailles and rebuilt Germany’s armed forces, the German nation basically did as he told them to do. This was seen as one of his major successes. Another would be numerous military successes. He united Germany after the humiliation of World War I and extended the Germen territory into Eastern Europe. This would be his military successes. Between the years 1939 and 1941, Hitler enjoyed many battle victories. From his invasion of Poland in 1939, to the occupation of France in 1940 they were all looked upon as major successes for Hitler. He must have felt unstoppable, but he should of known with infinite successes come enormous failures. He was also successful in brainwashing the German children by rewriting German textbooks. After 1940 to the end of the war, Hitler’s failures came in mass quantities. One
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