Adolf Hitler was a struggling young artist who became a feared dictator. He led his country into a bloody war that killed millions of people.
Hitler rose to power in
Adolf Hitler was born in 1889. He came from a well-to-do family in
WORLD WAR I
Hilter volunteered for the German army during World War I (1914-1918) and served the whole war.
RISE TO POWER
After the war, Hitler joined the National German Socialists Workers’ Party. Many people called it the Nazi Party, for short. Hitler was an excellent public speaker. He appealed to German pride by constantly speaking about their racial superiority. This was the idea that one type of people are naturally better than others. He blamed other people, especially Jews, for
Hitler ran for political office in
Hitler passed laws to get rid of people he did not like. They included his political enemies and Germans who were disabled or Jewish. Many of these people were sent to large camps, where they were held prisoner. Huge numbers of people were killed.
WORLD WAR II
Hitler also began rebuilding
Hitler’s soldiers forced tens of thousands of Jews in