Essay Hitler 's Influence On The World War II

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Charisma as Power
The Holocaust was the result of Hitler’s extremist attitude and Germany’s need for a leader after the devastating loss of World War 1. Germany needed a powerful leader to instill hope in the people and maintain a strong sense of nationalism. Adolf Hitler never displayed or possessed any strong talents while growing up but he soon realized the power of speech. Hitler captivated millions of Germans by creating a vision of unified Germany that the people had not seen since the war. Germany needed a leader that possessed the ability to captivate all social classes and appeal to the needs of the people. Hitler understood the value of power and the impact that it can make on a person. The Holocaust can be attributed to Hitler’s ideology formed in his early years as a result of his role models and the amplified hatred of Jews shared by Germans. Adolf Hitler’s childhood was marked by small events that explain his racial thinking and the notion of an ideal race. Adolf Hitler was born in 1889 in a small town in Austria called Braunau am Inn. While growing up Hitler had very few close personal relationships and was often noted to be very unpleasant to be around. Hitler’s relationship with his parents could be described as uneasy and quarrelsome. Due to the lack of parental guidance at home, Hitler turned elsewhere for influence. He found the ideology of Georg von Schonerer to be interesting and compelling. Schonereer was the leading German nationalist in…

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