Adolf Hitler As A Dictator

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“By the skillful and sustained use of propaganda, one can make a people see even heaven as hell or an extremely wretched life as paradise” (“Adolf Hitler Quote”). This renowned Adolf Hitler quote can be used to depict one of Hitler 's many tactics he used during his dictatorship. Forcing his way to power in 1933 (Britannica School), he became one of the most loathed dictator and person throughout history. A dictator is one who rules a country or group of people and has obtained power forcefully. Hitler can evidently be described as a dictator taking in perspective his responsibility of the mass murder of 11 million innocent people and limitations to many ethnic groups in Germany. Adolf Hitler came into power because of the decline of the German …show more content…
He spent the majority of his childhood in Linz, the capital of Upper Austria. At only 21 years old, he lost both parents and already showed traits that personalized his his later life; solitariness and seclusion. Hitler never succeeded in academics and only attained a secondary education. (Britannica School). After visiting Vienna, Hitler desired becoming an artist and sought admission to the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts but was rejected twice (Fredriksen, John C.). In 1913, Hitler moved to Munich and screened for military service in February 1914 however was denied for his physical inabilities. Despite this fact, once World War I began, he joined the 16th Bavarian Reserve Infantry Regiment. In October 1914, Hitler was sent to Belgium to fight and was continuously used in the front lines. He was rewarded with Iron Crosses for the Second and First class. Hitler was applauded for being so valiant and heroic during the war, contrary to how he would be remembered for years to come. The war served as a positive outlook for Hitler, considering its relief of anguish in his noncombatant life. Serving in the war provided him with discipline and dominant behavior which helped him force his way from civilian life to becoming disciplinarian of …show more content…
From 1933 to 1945, the Nazis developed more than 20,000 concentration camps across Europe. Jews and other enemies were discriminated against and thrown in concentration camps and murdered under Hitler 's regime. Jews were forced to live in “ghettos” and were faced with poor working and living conditions. (“Holocaust”). In 1941, Hitler broke his agreement with Joseph Stalin and invaded the Soviet Union. Following the German army were the Einsatzgruppen. These people were a killing squad whose main goal was to murder all Jews in the Soviet Union. They often killed the imprisoned Jews by killing them one by one. By December of 1941 over 500,000 Jews were killed. The Nazi party, however were not fond of this killing method since it was inefficient and slow. In 1942, officials of the Nazi party met to discuss what is now known as the “Final Solution”. This was a name used for the organized, planned murder of all Jews in Europe. Six death camps were established in Poland solely for the extermination place of Jews. Great Britain’s press had full access to the occurrences in Nazi Germany. One America started publicizing the horrific tragedies in the news, the rest of the world could see the evident catastrophe that was taking place. It was then that Germany declared war on America and the rebellion of the Jewish population began. Unarmed Jewish resistance included Jews

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