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Hitler2



Adolf Hitler


Adolf Hitler’s Early Years

Adolf Hitler was born in the small Austrian town of Branau on the 20th of April 1889. He
came from a middle-class family that lived comfortably, although he suggested in his book
Mein Kampf that his family was poor and his childhood was filled with hardship. His father
Alois Hitler was a customs official with the Austrian Civil Service. His mother, Klara was
a former servant girl and became Alois’ third wife. The young Hitler had ability but
performed poorly at school. He reacted against discipline. One of his teachers described
Hitler as “wilful, arrogant and bad tempered. He had obvious difficulty in fitting in at
school. Moreover he was lazy…. He demanded of his fellow pupils their unqualified
subservience, fancying himself in the role of leader.”

Hitler’s School Report-1905
Adolf Hitler
Steyr Realschule 16 September 1905
Moral Conduct 3 Satisfactory
Diligence 4 Erratic
Religion 4 Adequate
Geography and History 4 Adequate
Mathematics 5 Inadequate
Chemistry 4 Adequate
Physics 3 Satisfactory
Geometry 4 Adequate
Freehand Drawing 2 Praiseworthy
Gymnastics 1 Excellent
Handwriting 5 Unpleasing

Hitler had a poor relationship with his father, who could not accept his son’s lack of
self-discipline and his interests in art, architecture and music. When his father died in
1903, his mother Klara had very little control over her son, and in 1905 he left school.
In 1907 Hitler applied to enter the Vienna Academy of Art but his application was
rejected. In that year his mother died from cancer. Hitler had been devoted to his mother
and her death affected him deeply. He carried her portrait everywhere he went for the rest
of his life.

In 1908 Hitler moved to Vienna. Once again he sought admission to the Academy Of Art but
was rejected for a second time. For a while he had enough money to live on from his
inheritance and from an orphan’s pension but by the time he was twenty-one, Hitler was
almost penniless, and was forced to live in a shelter with homeless men. On the odd
occasion he made money from drawing sketches or painting scenes of Vienna, but he refused
to look for a settled job. But by 1910 he began to show an interest in politics and often
spent hours in Vienna’s public libraries learning more on the subject and engaging in
political conversations in the local coffee houses that he visited. Hitler’s views of the
world were shaped by his experiences on the streets of Vienna, and this is where his
violent anti-Semitism derived from.

In 1913 Hitler left Vienna and moved across the border to Munich, the capital of the
German State of Bavaria. He was in Munich at the break out of the First World War and
although not a German citizen, he served in the German Army throughout the war. For most
of the war he served as a runner, and served at the front line in Flanders (Belgium) and
in France. He displayed courage under fire and was awarded the Iron Cross Second Class. He
was sent home in 1916 when he was wounded but returned to fighting in 1917. He was
promoted to the rank of Lance Corporal and took part in the Lundendorff offensive of March
1918. In the last months of the war Hitler was awarded the Iron Cross First Class “For
bravery and general merit”, an honour for a corporal. Hitler’s campaign ended when he was
partly blinded in a gas attack. He was taken to recuperate in a hospital in Germany and it
was here that he heard the news that Germany had surrendered. He describes the shock in
his book, Mein Kampf- “Everything went black before my eyes as I staggered back to my ward
and buried my aching head between the blankets and pillow…. during these nights my hatred
increased, hatred for the originators of this dastardly crime”.









Hitler’s rise to power

After the end of World War One Hitler was made a political officer for the army. One of
his jobs was to report to the army command on the small political parties that had
flourished in Bavaria. It was at this time that he attended a meeting of a small group
called the German Worker’s Party in September 1919. Hitler had found what he wanted- a
small political party that he could shape with his own ideas. Hitler quickly became the
leader of the party where his brilliant power as a public speaker attracted large
audiences and aroused the emotions of the audience through his spoken word.

The party changed its name to become the National Socialist German Workers’ Party
(Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei) or NAZI for short. The party then
developed its own symbols and colours to be associated with- the swastika, colours red,
black and white and a distinct party salute. The party’s extreme right wing views to
communism and to the republic, the party attracted ex-Freikorps troops and by 1921 the
Nazi Party had its own private army, the Sturmabteilung (SA) or Storm Troopers. Wearing
brown uniforms, they became a visible strength of the Nazi Party by protecting leaders and
physically attacking any physical opponents.

In 1923 the Nazi Party was large enough to attempt to seize power in Bavaria and they
tried to seize power in what became known as the Beer Hall Putsch. Hitler and his
followers attempted to seize control when they detained the leaders of Bavaria at a
political rally in a Munich beer hall on the 8th of November 1923. The Putsch failed
however, when the army refused to back the attempt. In a show of defiance, the following
day the Nazis marched into the centre of Munich where their demonstration was broken up by
armed police, and Hitler and some of his followers were arrested for treason. Hitler then
used his trial in 1924 to promote his party and his views. Although he was sentenced to
five years imprisonment, he had now become a national figure and was treated well. He had
his own room and was allowed unlimited visitors, special food and he had the company of
fellow Nazis also in prison. During this time, he wrote Mein Kampf (My Struggle). He also
realised that the only way to get to power was through democratic elections.

The first attempt was in the 1928 elections, but the Nazi Party failed miserably, dropping
from 103 seats in 1924 to 73 seats in the Reichstag elections of 1928. Hitler’s first real
attempt was during the middle of The Great Depression. Over three million Germans were
unemployed, and the Nazi Party called an election in September 1930. In a vigorous
campaign they held hundreds of rallies across the country, attacking the weaknesses

of other parties. The Nazis grasped the idea that the system had failed and they promised
a revitalisation of will and a new beginning.

The Nazis were pleased with the result of the election. Even though they had not come to
power, they had increased their representation in the Reichstag to 107 seats. Over
thirty-five million Germans had voted for the Nazis, which had now made them the second
largest party in parliament.

In 1932 Hindenburg’s seven year term as President came to a close. The then Chancellor
Bruning tried to have Hindenburg’s presidency continued for another two years, but the
Nazis and the Nationalists opposed the idea. So Hindenburg, who was now eighty-four, once
again stood for President. Hitler had also announced his intention to run for the
presidency. The Nazi Party membership now stood at 450 000 and a vigorous election
campaign was started by Dr Joseph Goebbels. In an unwavering three-week campaign, the
party organised 300 meetings a day across Germany. Hindenburg, however, did not personally
attend his meetings; Bruning did so on his behalf. The voting which took place on the 14th
of March was so close that no party received an absolute majority. Because of this a
second round of voting was conducted on the


10th of April. This second round increased the Nazi vote but it was not enough for
victory. Hindenburg received a 53% vote and was re-elected for another seven years.


By the end of 1932 three chancellors- Bruning, Papen and Schleicher had all failed to
achieve any kind of stability in government. A group of men close to the president,
including former chancellor Papen, and some powerful industrialists, now believed that
Hitler and the Nazis would have to be brought into the government. Hindenburg finally
appointed Hitler chancellor on the 30th of January 1933, after refusing him in August
1932. In the cabinet only three of the eleven posts were given to Nazis, and Papen was
appointed vice cancellor.

























Hitler’s New Germany

Hitler’s first step of being chancellor was to call for elections to be held in the March
of 1933. Before the elections were held, however, on the 27th of February a week before
the election the Reichstag burnt down. A Dutch communist, Marinus van der Lubbe, was
caught inside the burning building with firelighters and matches on him. Hitler used this
event to arrest many communists and to request Hindenburg to issue an emergency decree,
For the Protection of the People and State.

The Nazis won 288 seats


Hitler now persuaded the Reichstag to pass the Enabling Act, which would alter the
constitution and give him the ability to pass laws without the consent of the Reichstag.
By a vote of 441 to 94, the Enabling Act was passed. He was now the legal dictator of
Germany.

Hitler’s plans for Germany were three points:
*Rearmament
*Employment
*Expansion

Almost as soon as the Nazis came to power, Germany began to rearm. In October 1934 Hitler
authorised an increase in the size of the German Army, and in two months it had grown to
280 000 soldiers. In March 1935 he announced the reintroduction of conscription, with
plans to build up the army to thirty-six divisions or 500 000 soldiers. The existence of
the new German Air Force known as the Luftwaffe was made public. Hitler intended to ignore
the military clauses of the Treaty of Versailles. The navy was not overlooked. The
Kriegsmarine was given the task of making the construction of submarines, which had proven
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