Hitler’s prior life influenced his beliefs and plans to transform Germany. He had a strong interest in German nationalism however he himself was not German; he was born in Branau, Austria. His father didn’t approve of his interest in fine art rather than business and this became a motivating source in his life. After his father’s death he moved to Vienna and applied for the Academy of Fine Arts twice but was rejected. Out of money he moved to a homeless shelter where he first cultivated his anti-Semitism. He served in WWI and received an Iron Cross First Class and Black Wound badge. Hitler was shocked by Germany’s surrender; however, this reinforced his German patriotism as he believed Germany had been betrayed by civilian leaders and Marxists. He believed that the Treaty of Versailles was degrading, particularly that Germany accept responsibility for starting the war. He returned to Munich and whilst working as an intelligence officer...
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