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Adolf Hitler's 12 years as ruler of Germany, which led to the deaths of millions in World War II, have made him one of history's most hated villains. A decorated veteran of World War I, Adolf Hitler joined the German Workers' Party in 1919, later renaming it the National Socialist German Workers Party (which was shortened to the Nazi Party). By 1921 he was the leader of the group, and in 1923 led an unsuccessful attempt to overthrow the ruling German Weimar Republic. Adolf Hitler was sent to pr More »
Born: April 20, 1889 (Braunau am Inn, Austria)


Sep 27, 2016 ... How did Adolf Hitler — described by one eminent magazine editor in 1930 as a “ half-insane rascal,” a “pathetic dunderhead,” a “nowhere fool,” a “big mouth” — rise to power in the land of Goethe and Beethoven? What persuaded millions of ordinary Germans to embrace him and his doctrine of hatred?


Review: Very entertaining, but historically incorrect - No wonder that the historian Ian Kershaw, author of the groundbreaking Hitler biography, who originally...


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Adolf Hitler, Volume One: Ascent, 1889-1939 by Volker Ullrich, book review. The archetypal portrayal of a mad and bad dictator is shown to be flawed in this revealing biography, already a bestseller in Germany. Marcus Tanner · @ indyvoices; Thursday 3 March 2016 18:31 GMT; 12 comments ...


Mar 27, 2016 ... A rigorous life of Hitler strips away the myth to reveal the man.


Hitler has 2764 ratings and 182 reviews. Emma said: I'm not sure where to start with reviewing this book. Considering it is a condensed version of Kersh...


By HistoryNet Staff 8/31/2017 • Military History Book Reviews. Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi, by Thomas Weber, Basic Books, New York, 2017, $35. When and where did Adolf Hitler change from moody loner into messianic Führer ? Some scholars maintain the transformative events occurred either during his ...


Sep 28, 2016 ... In Michiko Kakutani's recent review of a new Adolf Hitler biography, she doesn't once mention Donald Trump, the Republican Party, or the current election. At least not in so many words. As many New York Times readers have noticed, Kakutani's synopsis of Volker Ullrich's Hitler: Ascent 1889–1939 instead ...


Apr 20, 2017 ... Supporters greeting Adolf Hitler as he arrived at the Berghof, his retreat at Berchtesgaden in the Bavarian Alps, circa 1935. When the original German edition of Volker Ullrich's new biography, Hitler: Ascent 1889–1939, was published in 2013, the current political situation in the United States was not ...