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Second World War

Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler was born the 20th of April of 1889 and died by suicide April 30, 1945 in Berlin. He is a German politician, a founder and central figure of Nazism, founder of the totalitarian dictatorship designated as the Third Reich.
Taken at the head of Germany by the National Party-Socialist German Workers Party (NSDAP) said that in 1921 he becamechancellor of Germany January 30, 1933, then made a plebiscite in 1934 as president, a title he forsook to that of Hitler ("Guide"). Its expansionist policy was the cause of the European portion of the Second World War, during which he was committing widespread crimes against humanity, the Holocaust remains the most significant. For posterity, the unprecedented scale of destruction, looting and masscrimes of which he was responsible, just as racism singling radical doctrine and inhumanity exceptional treatment inflicted on his victims, earned it ' be considered a particularly negative historiography, by the collective memory and popular culture in general. His name and person are generally repulsive figure symbols.
His father was a customs official. Hitler left school at 16 with noqualifications and struggled to make a living as a painter in Vienna. This was where many of his extreme political and racial ideas originated.
In 1913, he moved to Munich and, on the outbreak of World War One, enlisted in the German army, where he was wounded and decorated. In 1919, he joined the fascist German Workers' Party (DAP). He played to the resentments of right-wingers, promising extremist'remedies' to Germany's post-war problems which he and many others blamed on Jews and Bolsheviks. By 1921 he was the unquestioned leader of what was now the National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP or Nazi Party).
In 1923, Hitler attempted an unsuccessful armed uprising in Munich and was imprisoned for nine months, during which time he dictated his book 'Mein Kampf' outlining his politicalideology. On his release he began to rebuild the Nazi Party and used new techniques of mass communication, backed up with violence, to get his message across. Against a background of economic depression and political turmoil, the Nazis grew stronger and in the 1932 elections became the largest party in the German parliament. In January 1933, Hitler became chancellor of a coalition government. Hequickly took dictatorial powers and began to institute anti-Jewish laws. He also began the process of German militarisation and territorial expansion that would eventually lead to World War Two. He allied with Italy and later Japan to create the Axis.
The Holocaust
The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million Jews by the Naziregime and its collaborators. "Holocaust" is a word of Greek origin meaning "sacrifice by fire." The Nazis, who came to power in Germany in January 1933, believed that Germans were "racially superior" and that the Jews, deemed "inferior," were an alien threat to the so-called German racial community.
The Holocaust was a time of devastation and corruption. It was a time of cruelty and it was terriblyinhumane. The Holocaust and its supp orters tried vainly to make the world perfect, but only succeeded in killing millions. Unbelievably, some people think the Holocaust never happened, but it did.
The Nazi’s and Adolph Hitler spoke against Jews even before the start of World War II, they blamed them for everything; from the defeat of World War I, for the Depression and for the fall of the Czarof Russia. People were looking for someone to blame and coincidently Adolf Hitler was there to urge them on, this hatred grew into what was called the Holocaust. Many Jews were high-ranking, and no doubt the citizens were jealous, so that gave them even more reason to dislike them, eventually Jews were considered dirt.

Important dates
* 1889
 April 20
 Birth of Adolf Hitler