Why Did Hoess Join Hitler

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For my social studies project, I chose to research Rudolf Hoess. Hoess joined the SS in 1933, and became part of Hitler’s regime. In 1934 he stayed attached to the SS in Dachau up until August 1938. He was later appointed Commandant of Auschwitz in 1940, which resulted in Hoess discovering a new and improved way of killing in the gas chamber. Normally Jews were killed in the chambers by carbon monoxide, but that was not enough for Hoess, he needed to go above and beyond with the way he exterminated an entire race. In 1941 he was given orders from Adolf Eichman of the “Final Solution” to the Jewish question. Rudolf Hoess was a Perpetrator for he conducted many acts that were morally wrong or criminal. Hoess’s original decision to join Hitler’s
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