Adolf Hitler And The German Dictator Essay

1749 Words Sep 24th, 2015 7 Pages
n the last few moments of his life Adolf Hitler along with his wife Eva Braun, whom he just married less than two days prior on April 29, 1945 in the late morning, were held up in his bunker beneath Berlin. Hitler was briefed about the assassination of Mussolini, the Italian dictator (“Adolf Hitler Biography”) Afraid of being captured by enemy troops, Hitler and Eva both swallowed hydrogen cyanide capsules. He took a precautionary measure and shot himself in the head with his own pistol, a Walther PPK 7.65mm at approximately 3:30 pm (“The Gun That Killed Hitler: Walther PPK”). Adolf Hitler was a fanatical leader, a megalomaniac, who led his country with false promises and led them into the abyss.
In his early years Adolf was a distraught child. Adolf Hitler was born in Braunau am Inn, Austria-Hungary on April 20, 1889. He was the fourth child out of six children born to the family of Alois Hitler and Klara Polzl (“Adolf Hitler Biography”). Alois Hitler eventually became a senior customs official, and Klara Polzl was from a family of poverty-stricken laborers (“Adolf Hitler”). When Hitler was just three years old his family moved from Austria-Hungary to Germany. In his youth, Hitler often had personal family issues with his father. His father showed no support and interest for his career path in the visual arts. Hitler’s German nationalism soon blossomed around this time and he rejected Austria-Hungary supremacy. (“Adolf Hitler Biography”) Adolf’s father died in 1902 when he…

Related Documents