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Who was Adolf Hitler? Adolf Hitler’s biography will always be associated with the holocaust facts, gruesome pictures of concentration camps, and millions of lives lost to this man’s battle with his own internal demons. This book offers reader theMoreWho was Adolf Hitler? Adolf Hitler’s biography will always be associated with the holocaust facts, gruesome pictures of concentration camps, and millions of lives lost to this man’s battle with his own internal demons. This book offers reader the insight into the childhood, youth, and adulthood of one of the world’s most sinister historical figures, his career steps, relationships, and the forming of the Hitler all world got to know as Nazi Germany’s Fuhrer.Adolph Hitler was born on 20th April, 1889, as the son of Alois Hitler and Klara Polzl in a small Austrian town of Braunau, near the border. Hitler’s father, Alois Hitler, was the illegitimate son of a housemaid. Klara Polzl (his mother) was his father’s second cousin. Because they were second cousins, they had to apply for Episcopal dispensation to permit the marriage.As he grew up, he became a resentful, discontented child and deeply hostile to his father. Despite his hostility he feared his bad tempered father who was a harsh master in his home. Alois’s way of discipline was violence and humiliating his children.When he was eighteen years old Adolf Hitler moved to Vienna with the money that he inherited following his father’s death. He applied to two schools of art, one of which was the Vienna Academy of Art but he was rejected by both schools.Tragedy struck when Hitler’s mom died of Breast cancer in December 1907. Hitler was devastated. He had been very close to his mother and she was probably the one person whom Hitler loved with no reservations.During his life in Vienna, Hitler was known to love politics and he liked to make political speeches to residents who lived in the poor house. This was that time when Hitler first started to show his disturbing lack of empathy possibly attributed to his upbringing by a cruel domineering father and an indulgent mother. He lived a solitary life and had no interest in women although they were attracted to him. He had no friends.In this book you will learn the steps and life events that moulded Adolf Hitler into the character who later became a leader of the Nazi movement, you will learn about his first love Geli, who shot herself through the heart with a pistol, after which Hitler fell into a depression and would not eat or sleep. Later Hitler would say that his niece (Geli) was the only woman he had ever loved.You will read about the Nazi beer hall putsch, Mein Kampf, the Nazi party organizational structure, Gestapo, burning of the books, and the reasons why Hitler was successful. You will also read about the final hours of the tyrant and his inner circle and their end with the soviet army rapidly approaching the bunker.Adolf Hitler serves as a warning to mankind and a reminder that citizens of the world must fight against repression and political blindness. He will go down in history as an evil man who caused so much death and destruction and wiped out entire Jew families.