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Adolf Hitler - Biography - Military Leader, Dictator

Adolf Hitler - Biography - Military Leader, Dictator
Synopsis Born in Austria in 1889, Adolf Hitler rose to power in German politics as leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party, also known as the Nazi Party. Hitler was chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, serving as dictator for the bulk of his time in power. His policies precipitated World War II and led to the genocide known as the Holocaust, which resulted in the deaths of some 6 million Jews and another 5 million noncombatants. With defeat on the horizon, Hitler committed suicide with wife Eva Braun on April 30, 1945, in his Berlin bunker. Background and Early Years Dictator Adolf Hitler was born in Braunau am Inn, Austria, on April 20, 1889, and was the fourth of six children born to Alois Hitler and Klara Polzl. Alois died suddenly in 1903. In 1913, Hitler relocated to Munich. Hitler became embittered over the collapse of the war effort. Party Leadership and Imprisonment Hitler's fervid beer-hall speeches began attracting regular audiences. Rise to Power

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Adolf Hitler was the dictator of Germany during the second World War. He ruled the society and made them believe they should get rid of jewish people. He wanted a pure race composed only of people with blue eyes and blond hair. His personnality is very similar to the way the amerincans ruled the aboriginals taking away their culture. More specifically, his leadership skills can be compaired to Mrs Dwer's. by stephnso Oct 31

Adolf Hitler was the mysterious man behind the Second World War. He was the leader of the terrible group, the Nazis. It was his idea to extinct the Jewish population, because he wanted a 'perfect' society, which to him meant people with blue eyes and blond hair. Hitler can be compared to Mrs. Dwyer, they're both the leaders, Mrs Dwyer being the principal, hits students, takes away their culture and everything they ever knew. by sofiapetsalis Oct 29

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