During the following several years Hitler lived in the homeless shelter then he decided to move to Munich in 1913. Excited about German nationalism Hitler decided to apply to the German army; “He was accepted in August 1914 though he was still an Austrian Citizen” (BIO.COM). To Hitler’s surprise he was not constantly involved with the main battle, he was involved with key battles, one being where he was injured. “Hitler was decorated for bravery, receiving the Iron Cross First Class and the Black Wound Badge” (BIO.COM). Hitler received the Iron Cross First Class for saving a fellow comrade under a hall of gun fire. Hitler received the Black Wound Badge, after he was gassed by the British on October 14, 1918; this caused Hitler to become temporally blind. Following his injury Hitler was transferred to Pasewalk, Pomerania; dur...
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...camp was initially limited to only males until 1943 where women were brought to the camp. The camp was divided so that the political prisoners lived on the Northside; surrounded by physical barriers including, “an electrified barbed wire fence, watch towers, and a chain of sentries outfitted with automatic machine guns”(WWW.USHMM.COM). The southern side of the camp was dedicated for administrate offices and where the Germans officials that ran the camp would live. The SS would often use these scare tactics in addition to others such as public executions by shooting or hanging prisoners. The initial population at the camp was not just Jewish individuals but also political opponents of the Nazi party, these individuals included both civilian and military personal in leadership positions. As World War Two progressed prisoners of war began to get shipped to this camp.
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