A Book On Adolf Hitler

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A Book Review for Adolf Hitler In this jaw dropping biography of Adolf Hitler, the reader experiences a full life tale of an extraordinary man. However, the word extraordinary is used in a context of pure evil as this dictator was the result of millions of deaths across Europe. As Adolf Hitler has now become one of the most famous military leaders to have walked this earth, Toland created this book that has become one of the best biographies of the twentieth century. Adolf Hitler was born on April 20, 1889 in Braunau am Inn, Austria (Toland 7). His parents, Alois and Klara Hitler had five other children that they moved to Germany (Toland 7-8). In 1903, when his father died suddenly, Hitler quickly dropped out of school and enlisted in the German army as they headed into World War I (Toland 12-16,49). While in war Hitler received many awards for acts of bravery such as the Iron Cross First Class and the Black Wound Badge. By 1918, Germany surrendered in the war and Hitler was enraged (Toland 59). He disagreed with many of the German leaders and thought it to be a form of betrayal on the German army for quitting. Once World War I came to an end Hitler continued to work with the German military, which introduced him to a man named Anton Drexler (Toland 70). Drexler was founder of the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (NSDA) which was a group that disagreed with the ideals and values of Jews, Marxists, and with the Treaty of Versailles (Toland 87). This group put…

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