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Politicial leader Adolf Hilter was born in Austria on April 20, 1889. As a young man, he wanted to become an artist, but was rejected twice by the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. While in Vienna, he worked as a struggling painter copying scenes from postcards and selling his paintings to merchants and tourists. He served in the Bavarian army during World War I and received two Iron Crosses for his service. He was discharged from the army in March 1920. On April 1, 1924, he was sentenced to five years in Landsberg prison for the crime of conspiracy to commit treason. While there, he dictated his political book Mein Kampf (My Struggle) to his deputy Rudolf Hess. He was released in December 1924 because he was considered relatively harmless. He was the leader of the Nazi party and gained political power using oratory and propaganda, appealing to economic need, nationalism, and anti-Semitism during a time Germany was in crisis. He became a German citizen in 1932, the Chancellor of Germany in 1933, and the Fuhrer of Germany in 1934. He started World War II by invading other countries in order to expand Germany. He also terminated millions of people considered undesireable to his view of an ideal race, which is now referred to as the Holocaust. This genocide lead to the deaths of approximately 11 million people including but not limited to Jews, communists, homosexuals, Roma, Jehovah's Witnesses, and prisoners-of-war. Hitler committed suicide in his underground bunker in Berlin on April 30, 1945. The copyright for Mein Kampf is held by the Free State of Bavaria and will expire in 2015. In Germany, reproductions are primarily authorized only for scholarly purposes and in heavily commented form.
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Politicial leader Adolf Hilter was born in Austria on April 20, 1889. As a young man, he wanted to become an artist, but was rejected twice by the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. While in Vienna, he worked as a struggling painter copying scenes from postcards and selling his paintings to merchants and tourists. He served in the Bavarian army during World War I and received two Iron Crosses for his service. He was discharged from the army in March 1920. On April 1, 1924, he was sentenced to five years in Landsberg prison for the crime of conspiracy to commit treason. While there, he dictated his political book Mein Kampf (My Struggle) to his deputy Rudolf Hess. He was released in December 1924 because he was considered relatively harmless. He was the leader of the Nazi party and gained political power using oratory and propaganda, appealing to economic need, nationalism, and anti-Semitism during a time Germany was in crisis. He became a German citizen in 1932, the Chancellor of Germany in 1933, and the Fuhrer of Germany in 1934. He started World War II by invading other countries in order to expand Germany. He also terminated millions of people considered undesireable to his view of an ideal race, which is now referred to as the Holocaust. This genocide lead to the deaths of approximately 11 million people including but not limited to Jews, communists, homosexuals, Roma, Jehovah's Witnesses, and prisoners-of-war. Hitler committed suicide in his underground bunker in Berlin on April 30, 1945. The copyright for Mein Kampf is held by the Free State of Bavaria and will expire in 2015. In Germany, reproductions are primarily authorized only for scholarly purposes and in heavily commented form.
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  • Mein Kampf

    Mein Kampf
    This is a complete and unexpurgated edition of the Hitchcock and Reynal translation of Mein Kampf which first appeared in 1939, except without annotations.

    Hitler's Table Talk 1941-1944

    Hitler's Table Talk 1941-1944
    His Private Conversations
    This is a new edition of a major document from World War II with additional, previously unavailable texts assembled from the stenographic record of Hitler’s informal conversations ordered by Martin Bormann. These texts remain the classic collection of Hitler’s nighttime monologues with his entourage, covering mostly nonmilitary subjects and long-range plans. Hitler lets his thoughts wander, never failing to provide an opinion on every subject. Additional documents from various archives make this the most complete English-language edition in print.

    Mein Kampf

    Mein Kampf
    The Ford Translation
    For the first time in 65 years, a modern, easy to understand, truly complete, accurate, and uncensored edition of "Mein Kampf" has been released which reveals more than any past translation.

    Speeches of Adolf Hitler

    Speeches of Adolf Hitler
    Early Speeches, 1922-1924, and Other...
    A representative selection of passages from Hitler's early speeches as well as excerpts of speeches on important themes which recur after he came to power in 1933.

  • Mein Kampf(the Ford Translation)

    Mein Kampf(the Ford Translation)
    For the first time in 65 years, a modern, easy-to-understand, truly complete and uncensored edition of "Mein Kampf" has been released which reveals more than any past translation. Older translations altered passages, omitted passages, mistranslated Hitler's words, made some parts more sensational while concealing the true meaning in other parts of the book.

    Mein Kampf

    Mein Kampf
    Adolf Hitler's Autobiography and Political...

    The Art of Adolf Hitler

    The Art of Adolf Hitler
    Paintings, Drawings and Sketches
    A study of the paintings of Adolf Hitler. Few people are aware that Hitler's first "profession" was artist. He supported himself after WWI by selling paintings in Austria to newlyweds on the steps of the marriage license bureau. When he attempted to enter

    The Essential Hitler

    The Essential Hitler
    Speeches and Commentary

  • Hitler's Diaries

    Hitler's Diaries
    The Mind and God of Adolf Hitler

    Uniting Danzig with Germany

    Uniting Danzig with Germany

    Hitler, Adolf,; Reden des Führers am Parteitag Großdeutschland 1938

    Hitler, Adolf,; Reden des Führers am Parteitag Großdeutschland 1938

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