- Hitler was born on April 20, 1889.
- He was the fourth born of six children.
- Parents were Alois Hitler and Klara Poelzl , Klara was Alois foster daughter. They were not together after Alois first 2 wives died , then they had Adolf Hitler.
- In school Hitler was always interested in Germans, he also became quite amazed by Richard Wegners operas that glorified dark , angry German Mythology.
- At age 13 Hitlers father died , 5 years later his mother died . Hitler immediately moved to Vienna, Austria.
- Hitler never finished high school.
- While is Austria Hitler grew his hate for Jews and communist because of every Anti-German thing.
- Hitler was a painter while in Austria, by 1909 he was very poor and lived in a homeless house.
- In 1912 Hitler moved to Munich, Germany.
- During World War I in 1914 Hitler enlisted in Barvarian 16th Infantry Regiment.
- Hitler did not want to serve in the Austrian army even though they were involved with Germany, he felt that Austria did not deserve his loyalty.
- While in the army Hitler received the Iron Cross First Badge and the Black Wound Badge.
- At the end of WWI Hitler was temporary blinded by mustard gas.
- In 1932 election Hitler ran for president, but resulted in losing. Even though Hitler lost the new President gave Hitler the chancellor position because the population loved him so much.
- Hitler won the crowd over by using Jews as thier scapegoat for losing World War 1. Hitler stated that Jews were spies and betrayed Germany as a country.
- In 1934 Hitler became dictator he did not leave his dictatorship until 1945.
- In just one month Hitler seized all Jewish rights.
- On April 1, 1933 Hitler ended Jewish businesses.
- In March 1933 Dachau Concentration Camp was established, which was the first one.
- In October 1933 Hitler demanded Germany's withdrawal from League of Nations.
- In November 1938 Nazi's attacked Jewish businesses and called it Kristallnacht. Kristallnacht arrested 30,000 Jews , killed 91 Jews, looted 500 Jews shops, and burned over 1,000 synagogues.
- In November 1938 Jewish students were expelled from schools.
- In February 1940 Jews were deported to Poland.
- The first mass murder was in December 1940 at Treblinka Concentration Camp.
- All of this was always covered up to other countries. Hitler did not want criticism from other countries because of his Jewish , Communist hatred.
- During his dictatorship Hitler committed , what we would now call , "attempted genocide".
- One of these attempts were the Nuremberg Laws.
- The Nuremberg Laws were made by Hitler on September 15, 1935 , they stopped Jewish citizenship, prohibited German-Jewish marriages, made Jewish people wear a red J on their identification cards, and deceased any Jewish doctors from working on Germans. They also stopped Jewish lawyers from working.
- The Nuremberg Laws defined a person by Jewish if the had 3-4 Jewish grandparents the chart below explain how they we defined.
- Another attempt of genocide was death camps. These death camps had gas chambers.
- The gas chambers used Zyklon B , which stained the walls.
- Auschwitz had 4 gas chambers where 6,000 people died daily.
- After the people were dead from the gas Auschwitz cremated the bodies
- The main gate entrance says "Arbeit macht frei" whhen translated into English "Work will make you free".
- Overall 1,000,000 to 2,500,000 people were killed at Auschwitz.
- From 1945 to 1949 was the Nuremberg Trials.
- These trials prosecuted German military leaders, politicians,physicians and others that were majorly involved with the genocide Germany committed.
- The Allie's believed that they deserve a fair trial so they had a judge and jury.
- The first trial involved 24 to Nazi's along with 200 defendants including Nazi physicians who performed vile experiments on human subjects, concentration camp commandants who ordered the extermination of their prisoners, and judges who upheld Nazi practices.
- Most of these defendants disappeared after the war.
- Including Hitler 18 officials were prosecuted , 3 were acquitted and 1 was filed mentally ill and 1 was dead.
- These trials made the public aware that you can not shield yourself from crimes because of your job, they also made people understand that you cn not just kill civilians and prisoners for no reason.
- When Germany surrendered Hitler felt failure.
- His nurses would say that he was paralyzed with paranoia.
- Hitler did not trust anyone.
- His first attempt of suicide was unsuccessful because he believed that someone tried to switch his cyanide pills to make Hitler stay alive for prosecution.
- On April 30, 1945 Hitler was found dead in his bunker with his wife Eva Braun in his bunker.
- Hitler died from a gunshot in the head. Eva died from intake of cyanide.
- Hitler and his wife were burned next to each other after their death.
- Adolf Hitler is the reason why 6 million Jews, and 5 million others are dead.
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