Adolf Hitler

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Adolf Hitler was born on April 20, 1889 in Braunau-am-Inn, Austria to Alois and Klara. When he was three years old, his family moved to Passau. Then in 1895 they moved to Hafeld. When he was thirteen, his father passed away leaving his mother, Klara, to raise Adolf and his sister Paula on her own. As a youngster, Hitler went to church regularly. He also spent a lot of time playing cowboys and Indians. His best childhood friend, August Kubizek claimed that Adolf was shy but often busted out in anger. The two became inseparable during their early years. In school, however, Hitler's record wasn't very good, he eventually dropped out before his tuition was over. He dropped out with dreams of becoming an artist. On December 21, 1908, Klara dies from breast cancer. In 1909, Hitler moves into flophouses and hostels in Vienna and stays for four years. Finally in 1913, Hitler leaves Vienna to move to Munich, Germany.

In an attempt to fulfill his dreams of bring an artist, he moved to Vienna. He wanted to go to the Academy of Fine Arts, but was surprised when he wasn't accepted. About a year later, he found himself living in homeless shelters and eating at soup kitchens. Despite this, he refused to take a regular job; instead he would sell a painting or poster for money. Then he moved back to Munich, Germany around the start of World War I. Hitler then volunteered for service in the German army. He was often labeled as brave by fellow soldiers, but only reached the rank corporal. When World War I was coming to an end, Hitler was put in the hospital for temporary blindness, most likely caused by a poison gas attack.

In 1920 Hitler joined the National Socialist German Workers Party or the Nazi party. With his excellent speakin...

... middle of paper ... 3:30 p.m. Hitler and his new wife chose to end their lives by biting into thin glass vials of cyanide, and Hitler also added a gunshot to the head by a 7.65 mm Walther pistol. When the Soviet's Third Army found them, they took the bodies along with them. When they had to stop somewhere, they would bury the bodies, then when it was time to move on, they would dig up the bodies and be on their way. They finally buried Hitler and Braun behind Smersh's East German headquarters in Magdeburg, where they stayed for 25 years where later a garbage disposal firm bought land. Then in 1970, the bodies were dug up and destroyed, which was Hitler's original wish.

In conclusion, Hitler was a very driven man. His morals were unjust, but he worked hard for what he wanted, whether it is the annihilation of the Jews or something else, and more times than not he got what he wanted.
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