Adolf Hitler was born and raised in Austria. From the early start of his life he had a very brutal look on life. When he moved to Munich his life on the streets worsened his views. In the 30s he moved to seize power and make Germany a dictatorship. After becoming Dictator he used his powers to cleanse the nation. His racial views on life and brutal tactics made Germany a world Power. Hitler was born on the eve of April 20th 1889. He had two sisters and a brother. The first three children of his mom Ida Hitler died shortly after their birth. There are few records about Hitler’s first years in Braunau Austria. His own book Mein Kamph gave little detail and they are based on translations (Kershaw 3). He was born to Alois and Klara Hitler.
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When World War 1 rolled into German town Hitler joined the Bavarian Army. He served in the Sixteenth Bavarian Infantry unit as a messenger. He was shot and gassed four weeks before the end of the war and ended up in the hospital for two months (Adolf Hitler1). He was awarded the Iron Cross for bravery and this is where he got the iron cross for the Nazi’s. He viewed the result of the war as a betrayal by the Marxists and the Jews (Adolf Hitler 3). He believed fate had chosen him to raise Germany from the ashes of old and into a new era of prosperity (Adolf Hitler1). Hitler wrote in his book Mein Kampf “I believe that I am acting in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator by defending myself against the Jew, I am fighting for the work of the Lord. (Mein Kampf).
When Hitler returned to Munich with other veterans and joined the Germans Workers Party. In 1921 Hitler became the chairman of the Nazi Party; formally known as the German Workers Party. He made the group into a private army and won the support of Field Marshal Ludendorff (Adolf Hitler 2). Two years later he along with Ludendorff sought to over throw the Bavarian government. Hitler regarded the government as frail and corrupt. They made a speech in a beer hall in Munich and gained 3,000 followers. They then proceeded with Hitler’s storm troopers and Marched to Berlin. They surrounded the government and demanded leaders to swear allegiance to the new rebellion. They government fired on Hitler’s militia