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I love world war 2 and and I'm trying to get Mein Kampf. I find Hitler really interesting to learn about. Minus the genocide part the dude is some one schools should teach more in depth. He was one hell of a leader and supposedly the pope who is retiring knew him or went to one of his camps(not the jew camps)

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In our global issues class we watched Escaping From Auschwitz & a biography of Eva Mozes Kor. The Boy In the Striped Pajamas is about WW2. And if I were you, Id get Mein Kampf on Amazon--.I can't think of any websites specifically about Hitler but there are many about WW2 and the concentration camps, I also recommend you read Night by Elie Wiesel. It tells his experiences in the concentration camp & life before & experiencing the changes Hitler made prior to the Jews being sent off. We read it in AP English, it was very interesting.

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WWII is my very topic, Hitler in my opinion minus genocide and being psychotic did one hell of a job on unifing(misspelled) his country and pulling them out of the worst depression. So I believe he was a good leader.
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Me too. He was a psychotic man, but he was a political genius. He used the Lobster Theory better than anyone could have. And during his reign Nationalism was at its highest.
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Agreed. I don't know if you took time to read the others, but if you have time scoll down and read Lizakitty's comment, emotional and personal ties, besides your answer they are the only other one that answered the question with spunk/thought. I'm a US German so I am looking to learn my peoples' history faults and achievements. Hitler I find most intriguing because he is so misunderstood and most people just perceive him as this evil man that did nothing good. So this is a topic I am fond of and it sounds like you find it interesting too.
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I agree with lizakitty that he was evil. But I also think he was just misunderstood & this was his way to vent his issues. He wanted to be an artist & applied for 2 art schools. But they said he wasnt good enough. The people who turned him down were Jewish. He was homeless for quite some time. I think this is why he let most of his terror out on Jews. And yes, just since talking about in in Global Issues haha.
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3rd world countries I don't meddle in but World Wars I go to extreme lengths to learn about, LOVE the topic =]. Like I told lizakitty, I don't know if evil is the correct word. Misunderstood is a great word, I believe what he did was way extreme, but I believe society had a major role on turning him into the "monster" that people deemed him.
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The fact that he was misunderstood & troubled filled him with so much anger & hate & he just lashed it out on the people that "caused" him his problems. What I don't understand is why people didn't question how it was the jews fault for the nation's problems. I know they wanted someone to blame but I dont get why no one ever questioned this.
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Some people did, but the Jews were considered a minority. The rest of the country was falling apart and people were desperate to try and do anything to get there lifes' off the street and be able to have/support a family. So some people did, but it's like when the gays made a stand a decade ago, result was Matthew Shepard and riots across the US. Most people didn't want to die and at the time didn't care they saw it as its them or the Jews. Also Ilovepuppies1234 gave me this link, you might want to look at it. http://history1900s.about.com/od/hitleradolf/a/Hitler-Facts.htm
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On July 20, 1944, Hitler barely survived an assassination attempt. One of his top military officers had placed a suitcase bomb under the table during a conference meeting at Hitler's Wolf's Lair. Because the table leg blocked much of the blast, Hitler survived with only injuries to his arm and some hearing loss. Not everyone in the room was so lucky.
On April 29, 1945, Hitler married his long-time mistress, Eva Braun.
The following day, April 30, 1945, Hitler and Eva committed suicide together.
Not to fun for the last year of his life..
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idk but you shuld read "the diary of ann frank" and "parell jerneys ''their about jews who actualy lived in that time period. ( i know i mised spelled some words sorry ) :)

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Read the Diary of Ann Frank and saw the movie. Haven't heard of second one, I mainly am on Hitler because most people are told about the Holocaust, few are taught much about Hitler except how he was an "evil" man
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http://history1900s.about.com/od/hitleradolf/a/Hitler-Facts.htm this website has cool info

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Allow me to get on my high horse here. I hope you mean you are fascinated about learning about WWII and not that you love it. Hitler was nothing but evil. Did you know that the men he used to help him gain his power were ordered to be murdered by him? Look up "the night of the long knives" on google.
My father and his buddies fought in WWII and his entire church Sunday school class except for him were killed in the war.
My best friends mother barely escaped Germany and bore disfiguring scars from a night that her neighborhood was bombed. An American GI helped her out of there or she would not have survived.
Hitler may have been talented at taking advantage of a nation at its weakest (Germany after WWI) and turning them into monsters by convincing them that the Jews were the reason for the economic problems they were facing. But he is not someone you want to admire.
One more personal item; when I was little my Swiss grandmother would tell me that you should never say you hate anyone because that's how wars begin. But she said the exception to this was that it was acceptable to say that you hate Hitler because he was truly evil.

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I like your connection with this, YOU were the only one who actually taught me what I asked, I do disagree with certain things, Hitler was psychotic. No argument there. Evil is.. well I don't really believe he was evil, did you know during WW1 he was gassed? Genocide was extreme and to far but the dude didn't wake up like that society molded him into this. Nothing against you, but after WW1 most if not all of the European countries involved with the war decided to punish Germans and practically make them like a prisoner by limiting there rights AND making them pay other countries then making them to COMPLETE blame for WW1 when it was every ones' faults. I didn't know about him killing the people that helped him into power, BUT that dude WAS patriotic. There is no argument on that. The dude tried to make Germans the alpha race and maybe the only. He had very little or no German traits (Blonde & blue eyes). Making him willing to sacrofice even his own life for his country. He even pulled his country out of a depression and unified EVERYONE (minus the jews)
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Also thanks. Would love to talk to you more about this if you are cool with this. You have an emotional and personal connection with this. Love might not be the correct word, but I used it because I want to learn ALL I can about it. So yeah if you are willing to talk more to me about this I can give you and email or something so you can explain more about this.
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Read about The Black Tom explosion in Jersey City 1916 or 1917. You'll see that Germany attacked the US as well during WWII.(though President Wilson hid this until after the election) That and the sinking of the Lusitania forced our country's involvement.
My fathers uncle, whom I met before he died, was gassed in WWI and recovered. Hitler was a psychopath ruling a populous looking for a scape goat. Please don't admire him in any way.
Some books I can recommend so you can see what the Germans were going through during the war;
German Boy
On Hitler's Mountain
A Woman In Berlin
And of course there are plenty on the torture of the Jews, gays, Catholics, communists, handicapped, etc. at the death camps.
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I meant WWI for the black Tom incident. As far as the current Pope goes, he was in a Hitler youth group. (Read German Boy and you will learn that the children were given shoes to join and otherwise they could not buy shoes so many parents begrudgingly went along with this) When he became of age to fight he was a deserter.
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Lusitania is a toss up though, just in case you didn't know here is the gist of it. Germans warned us to stay out of it. We shipped guns to European allies. Germans warned us many times to stop and threatened to sink any ship doing it. The Lusitania HAD weapons on it being sent to the UK and France. In a way the Germans were just defending themselves. Furthermore I will bet you anything the US new the Germans would do this and intentionally put US citizens on each transport for the weapons just in case to give them reason.
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Did not know the shoe thing, bit weird.. regardless, wish I could meet the pope and talk to him about this. WW2, Nazis, Hitler, ect. I specialize in.
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CSFOID you asked earlier what it takes to get Germany Citizenship and now your asking about hitler, Theres something very wrong about that.
If you go to Germany as a American who loves Hitler you are going to have a hell of a time...

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I'm 90% German. I was born in US and so were my parents. Schools ONLY taught about how Hitler created genocide and the Holocaust. To become a citizen you need to know there history, correct me if I'm wrong, but if I asked you to name a German leader that was REALLY well known your telling me you wouldn't say Hitler? I learned a lot about Churchhill and FDR, even WW2; but almost NOTHING about Hitler.
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You can think it's weird, but WW2 was like 80 years ago and it was a major part of Germany's history. Plus if you are going to live with a group of people and want to understand them you need to know there history, good and or bad.
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What kind of school did you go to?
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Normal High school.
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