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By: Rebecca Jaramillo Tyler Smith Louie Herrera ☻
• Hitler was born in Braunau-am-Inn, Austria, a town near to the AustroGerman border on 1889. • Innocent little kid? Or is it in fact the face of one of the most influential madman the world has ever seen!....next to Ben Affleck
Childhood of Adolf Hitler
• Klara Hitler, the mother of Adolf died when he was nineteen, hardship increased for the young Hitler he had no relatives willing or able to take care of him.
Hitler tries a new career
• After failing to make it as an artist Hitler served in World War I, also known at the time as the “Great War” in 1914. After fighting with bravery and valor he was promoted to corporal and earned various medals for his bravery and effort in the war.
The Iron Cross is one of the various medals awarded to Hitler during the Great War
Hitler’s rise to power
After World War 1 Hitler was given the responsibility of propaganda. He first succeeded at attracting hundreds of Germans at a rally in mid October. Hitler believed that Jews were the cause of Germanys misfortunes and poverty and had a very strong sense of hatred towards Jews. In 1921 he seized full control of the Nazi party and adopted the “swastika” as the party's symbol, which stands for good luck.
History of the “swastika”
• The swastika is one of the oldest most recognized symbols in history, Germans used it to kill millions of Jews. Although its most recognized as the Nazi party symbol many cultures over 3,000+ years have used this symbol such as the Japanese, Chinese, and India.
Hitler Gets Arrested
After an attempt to overthrow the local Bavarian Government in 1923, Hitler was sentenced to five years in Landsberg prison, where he wrote his novel “My Struggle".
Hitler Becomes Chancellor
On January 30th, 1933 President Hindenburg decided to appoint Hitler Chancellor in a coalition government with another ViceChancellor. In an attempt to gain more power, the Nazi party burned down the Reichstag on February 27, 1933. They used this as an excuse to arrest several other parties and eliminate competition.
Hitler persecutes the Jews
• In September 1935 Hitler passed the Nuremberg Laws. They stated that Jews were no longer considered to be German citizens and therefore no longer had any legal rights. Jews were no longer allowed to hold public office, not allowed to work in the civil-service, the media, farming, teaching, the stock exchange and eventually barred from practising law or medicine
European countries become fearful of Adolf Hitler
On September 29, 1938, Great Britain and France agree to grant Sudetenland, a part of Czechoslovakia, to Germany in an attempt not to get involved in the war themselves. The meeting was called the “Munich Conference”.
Hitler makes an ally
On August 23, 1939 A nonaggression pact is signed between Germany and the Soviet Union, paving the way for the invasion of Poland and the start of the Second World War.
Hitler starts World War 2
• On September 1, 1939 German troops invade Poland, in direct violation of the Munich Agreement provoking the French and the English empires
Hitler Invades Russia
On June 22, 1941 Operation Barbarossa, a plan devised by Hitler to invade the Russian Empire, begins once again Hitler brakes another treaty
Russia Fights Back
On November 19, 1942 The Soviet army launches a huge counter-offensive at Stalingrad.
June 6, 1944 was "D-Day." The allied forces opened a second front with landings at Normandy. This was the beginning of the end for Hitler and the German forces.
Hitler Assassination fails
On July 20, 1944 A bomb plot to assassinate Hitler failed.
• Hitler died in 1945 in an underground bunker he retreated to in an attempt to escape when Red Army captured Berlin, he shot himself…in the face, while his wife a long time advisor for Hitler he married days before swallowed poison and died days later
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