Harrowing Footsteps Adolf Hitler

Hitler was born in Braunau am Inn, Austria, on April 20, 1889, and he had five siblings. His mothers name was Klara Polzland his fathers name was Alois Hitler. After his younger brother died, in 1900, Hitler became detached and introverted. He showed interest in German nationalism, rejecting the authority of Austria-Hungary. This nationalism would become the motivating force of Hitler's life.
Hitlers father died in 1903. Two years after his fathers death, Hitlers mother let her son drop out of school. After she died in December 1907, he moved to Vienna and worked as a laborer and watercolor painter. In 1913, Hitler moved to Munich. At the outbreak of World War I, he applied to serve in the German army. He got accepted in August 1914, though he was still an Austrian citizen. http://www.biography.com/people/adolf-hitler-9340144#early-years
The experience reinforced his passionate German patriotism, and he was shocked by Germany's surrender in 1918. After World War I, Hitler returned to Munich and continued to work for the military as an intelligence officer. While monitoring the activities of the German Workers’ Party (DAP), Hitler adopted many of the anti-Semitic, nationalist and anti-Marxist ideas of party founder Anton Drexler. Hitler joined the DAP in September 1919. http://www.biography.com/people/adolf-hitler-9340144#early-years
The DAP changed its name to the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (NSDAP), to abbreviated to Nazi. Hitler personally designed the party banner, appropriating the swastika symbol and placing it in a white circle on a red background.http://www.biography.com/people/adolf-hitler-9340144#early-years
In 1938, Hitler signed the Munich Agreement. The treaty ceded the Sudetenland districts to Germany, reversing part of the Versailles Treaty. As a result of the summit, Hitler was named Time magazine's Man of the Year for 1938. This diplomatic win only whetted his appetite for a renewed German dominance.http://www.biography.com/people/adolf-hitler-9340144#early-years
On September 1, 1939, Germany invaded Poland.Britain and France declared war on Germany two days later.As part of Hitler's "Final Solution," the genocide enacted by the regime would come to be known as the Holocaust.Deaths and mass executions took place in concentration and extermination camps such as Auschwitz-Birkenau, Bergen-Belsen, Dachau and Treblinka, among many others.
Deaths and mass executions took place in concentration camps such as Auschwitz-Birkenau, Bergen-Belsen, Dachau and Treblinka, and many others.Prisoners were used as forced laborers for SS construction projects, and in some instances they were forced to build and make concentration camps bigger. They were starved, torture and horrific brutalities, including having painful medical experiments performed on them.
1945, Hitler realized that Germany was going to lose the war. At midnight, going into April 29, 1945, Hitler married his girlfriend,Eva Braun, in a small civil ceremony in his Berlin bunker. Around this time, Hitler was informed of the execution of Italian dictator.Afraid of falling into the hands of enemy troops, Hitler and Braun committed suicide the day after their wedding, on April 30, 1945.Berlin fell on May 2, 1945. Five days later, on May 7, 1945, Germany surrendered unconditionally to the Allies.

"Adolf Hitler Biography." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 30 Nov. 2016.

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