Adolf Hitler And The Nazi War Essay

1504 Words Apr 13th, 2016 7 Pages
Twelve million men, women, and children were killed in concentration camps. Six million consisted of people from the Jewish descent. The misfortune of being Jewish, anti-Semitic or a political threat led to death for many. Hitler won Germans’ attention, and turned the Nazi party into a political powerhouse. He had twin racial views: Germans belonged to a master race, Aryans, with an innate right to rule. Jews, a vile subhuman, felt they could capture the world for themselves. (Heyes 9) Hitler became head of state. He made himself responsible for the conduct of the war. (Tunny 88) Hitler ordered the Nazis to terrorize anyone who demonstrated inferior traits. Germans found themselves turned into prisoners in their own country. Hitler stripped many Germans of their identity, then tortured and murdered them. (Heyes 9) In the final hours of his life, Hitler, a Nazi dictator, left a political testament after causing destruction in huge areas of Europe. He demanded the sacrifice of millions of lives in pursuit of freedom for the German people by ordering the murder of millions of others. Hitler showed no remorse. Instead, he blamed the Jews for the war he himself had started. "It is untrue that I, or anyone else in Germany, wanted the war in 1939. It was desired and instigated solely by those international statesmen who were either of Jewish descent or worked for Jewish interests." he stated. (WGBH 1) Hitler made his final speech, "Above all, I charge the leaders of the nation and…

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