Adolf Hitler's Reign of Terror

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Adolf Hitler was an extremely powerful man from 1933 to 1945 (Hoffman). He killed millions of people all over Europe, and transformed Germany into a country of war. From his rise to power, to his complete annihilation during World War Two and even his defeat and death, Hitler influenced many and he will always be remembered as the man who attempted to take over the world.
Adolf Hitler began to gain respect and political power in 1919, when he joined a small group of men called the Nazis. This was just a year after the First World War had ended, and Germany’s economy was all but booming. Hitler soon became the leader of the Nazis, and began to promise people that he would rebuild Germany. He swore he would make it a thriving empire, one that would last a thousand years. He began to preach moving speeches, and most did not believe Hitler in the beginning. Nevertheless; Hitler’s silver tongue soon convinced millions that what he spoke was true. He rose in the ranks and became the dictator of the German empire in 1933 (Hoffman). Adolf immediately began regaining territories that were taken from Germany during World War One.
Adolf Hitler’s domination during World War Two began when he first planned to overcome the country of Czechoslovakia in 1938, although his attack was stopped by many counter threats. He then invaded Poland instead in 1939 (Hoffman). This caused many countries to join the war such as the United Kingdom, France, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, and Canada. This is when World War Two began. Hitler’s invasion of Poland failed to accomplish what he wanted though, and that was peace with Britain. He then immediately planned to attack the country. Although his offensive strategy was postponed by unruly weather...

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...ave done amazing things for the world. I believe that most of the reason he was this way is because his dad beat and abused him when he was a child, and his dreams of being an artist were crushed when the school he applied for didn’t accept him. Nevertheless, I personally think Hitler was amazing and I find him increasingly interesting the more I learn about him. Adolf Hitler will be remembered for the rest of time.

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