Hitler's Reasoning for his War on Jews: Night by Elie Wiesel

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Adolf Hitler, most widely known as the orchestrator of the Holocaust during World War II committed genocide across the nation, but his reasons for this mass murdering come down to one point; jealousy. As a young man Hitler had a yearning to succeed at anything he set his mind on, and being rejected by art academy’s and living as a homeless man for a part of his life began his envy for others who had succeeded, unlike himself. While Hitler was volunteering for the German army in World War I, he was temporarily blinded due to a gas attack and during this period he claimed to have received his calling, “He was to liberate Germany and make it free from what he saw as the ever-present source of decay within German racial purity; the Jew” (Dufner 15). From his point of view Jews were all he could see, and it disgusted him, so in order for him to fulfill what he believed he was meant to do, he must rid of Jews across Germany. The novel Night by Elie Wiesel and Adolf Hitler are both complex and unimaginable, but they both express belief and their own knowledge of the same situation but from different point of views. Adolf Hitler, urged by his self-hatred began his own plan for the extermination of Jews and even as far as world domination. Like most people, the horrible feeling of failure sparked an urge in Hitler to have great success. For example, when Hitler was young, he aspired to be an artist and auditioned for many academies but was unfortunately denied access to all he
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