Adolf Hitler: Third Reich Founder and Death King-Pictorial History
Adolf Hitler: 1889 – 1945 was a German politician of an Austrian origin who presided the National Socialist German Workers Party known also as the Nazi Party. He ruled Germany as a totalitarian and absolute dictator from 1933 to 1945. He joined the Nazi Party in 1920 and became its leader in 1921 so quickly due to his skills as politician and his oratory gift. As a young boy, Hitler had shown distinctive natural talent as a painter especially when he visited Vienna and saw the architectural designs around him. Later on, and to follow his passion to become an artist, he joined Vienna Academy of Fine Art at the age of 18. Confidently, he took the two-day entrance exam and after a long and impatient anticipation of his results, he was struck with unexpected failure. He was told that he lacks the basics and the talent to be an artist and his art does not appreciate the human form, and it is much better for him to be an architect! Feeling despondent and depressed, he went back home to his mother who was dying of caner to make things even worse for him to bear. Few days before the end of WW2, he married his long-loved mistress Eva Braun, who allegedly committed suicide days later after the marriage and all resources claim that Hitler’s body was never found and he survived the war. Hitler managed successfully to occupy most of Europe within three years with the assistance of what was known as the Axis. They together expanded their territories to reach east and Southeast Asia and some parts of northern Africa and the Pacific Ocean. His armies were responsible of a series of atrocities during the war. It’s been said that they conducted systematic killing of almost 17 million people and that includes the famous genocide, also known as The Holocaust, where an estimate of 5 million Jews were killed mercilessly!
Finally, his famous book Mein Kampf, or My Struggle in English described Hitler’s ideology regarding politics and also combined his own autobiography. It consists of two volumes with 12 chapters in the first and 15 chapters in the second. Whether good or bad, an inspiration to some people or evil to others, this man changed the course of history and proclaimed himself as an iconic and charismatic leader whose admirers still exist till today. Now, let’s have a look at these unforgettable pictures of him in different occasions.
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