Adolf Hitler Was A Bad Man

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Ellis 1 Cord Ellis Ms. Jeanne Bitz Language Arts March 21, 2017 Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler was a bad man who did many bad things in his lifetime. He was responsible for the Holocaust and for World War II. Who was Adolf Hitler? What motivated him as dictator of Germany? What did he do in the course of his lifetime? Adolf Hitler was born on April 20th, 1889. He was born in Braunau am Inn, Austria, of German descent ("Hitler"). Hitler 's father 's original name was Schicklgruber but he changed it in 1876 to Hitler ("Adolf"). Hitler had three sisters and four brothers. His father died when he was thirteen and his mother died when he was nineteen. Hitler was only an army corporal in World War I, but became Germany 's Chancellor 15 years…show more content…
In 1938, Hitler along with several other European leaders, signed the Munich Agreement. This agreement ceded the Sudetenland district to Germany, revising part of the Versailles Treaty. Because of this diplomatic victory Hitler was named “Time” magazine 's Man of The Year in 1938. This diplomatic win strengthened his belief in a renewed German dominance (“Adolf”). In 1940, Hitler increased his military activity, invading Norway, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and Belgium. Then in July, 1940, Hitler ordered bombing raids on the United Kingdom. His goal was invasion of the United Kingdom. Germany’s formal alliance with Japan and Italy, known as the Axis Powers, was agreed upon toward the end of September to discourage the United States from supporting and protecting the British. This was called Operation Sea Lion. This invasion force was defeated (“Adolf”). Ellis 3 On June 22, 1941, Hitler violated the 1939 non-aggression pact with joseph Stalin, sending a huge army of German troops into the Soviet Union. This was called Operation Barbarossa. The attack on Moscow was called Operation Typhoon. This attack also failed (“Adolf”). During all of this the Holocaust was going on, more than 6,000,000 Jews were killed in concentration camps like Auschwitz. In Hitler’s mind, the murdering of millions of Jews could be done only under the “confusion” of war. From the beginning he was planning a war that would engulf all of Europe. During autumn 1941 and the
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