Adolf Hitler And Hitler 's Life Essay

1184 Words May 6th, 2016 5 Pages
Adolf Hitler once said, “To conquer a nation, first disarm its citizens” (brainyquotes.com). Adolf Hitler was born April 20, 1889 in Braunau am Inn, Austria (biography.com). Hitler was the fourth of six children born to Alois Hitler and Klara Polzl (biography.com). Adolf Hitler showed great interest in fine arts; he applied to the Academy of Fine Arts from which he was declined twice (biography.com). Hitler and his father often clashed, Alois Hitler did not approve of Adolf’s interest in fine arts, but wished he would show amusement in business (biography.com). In addition to art, Hitler showed an early interest in German nationalism, rejecting the authority of Austria-Hungary (biography.com). This nationalism would become the motivating force of Hitler 's life (biography.com). Hitler’s father, Alois Hitler, died in 1903. Two years following Adolf dropped out of school and moved to Vienna to work as a casual laborer and a watercolor painter (biography.com). Adolf Hitler became the largest fatal attraction of Germany during World War II.
August 1914, Hitler applied to serve in the German army, though he was an Austrian citizen, he was accepted. During battle, Hitler was bombarded with gas leaving him temporarily blind (biography.com). While in recovery Germany surrendered, Hitler devastated by defeat believed Jews were responsible for the sudden loss of Germany. “In these nights hatred grew in [him], hatred for those responsible for this deed. What was all the pain in [his]…

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