How was Hitler`s life?

Hitler lived a very troubled life. After a rough childhood under a stern father, he fought in WWI where he was repeatedly wounded. From there, he sought to be an art student but was rejected by the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts multiple times. After that, he went into politics and led an

Why did Hitler not invade Spain during WW2?

Why did Hitler not invade Spain during WW II?Franco was a great friend and kept a good, solid left flank for the Germans.Spain was not important strategically and tactically.One would assume that Hitler knew about Napoleonic wars and

What would happen if Hitler drowned?

He'd be dead. Good. What matters is when? A drowned Hitler in 1932 perhaps results in a Communist Germany. A drowned Hitler in 1938 perhaps prevents WWII, at least the one we know from history. A drowned Hitler in 1940 perhaps

What happened to Hitler's body?

Hitler and his wife Eva Braun took cyanide capsules in the bunker and then Hitler shot himself in the temple. On his orders his staff too the bodies upstairs laid them in a shell hole and poured fuel over them and burned them. The remains (mostly bones)

Would the Holocaust have happened without Hitler?

No, not likely. Hitler was directly responsible for the actions against the Jews, Gypsies, Slavs and mentally challenged who were killed by the S.S. and Einsatsgruppen. Over 7 million people!Still, Stalin killed even more...

What happened to the Hitler family name after WWII?

Aside from JJ Cohn's answer, there is another side to the issue. The name Hitler was actually a corruption or misspelling of the name Hiedler or Hüttler. (See Hitler (Familienname) on the German edition of Wikipedia.)For the reasons JJ notes, the version

What would happen if we cloned Hitler?

Would not matter. Hitler have a very abusive father,was not recognized for courage in WW 1,was kicked out of art school,was homeless,lived in Germany after WW 1 which was nearly destroyed by the allies and it considered the reason for WW2. Worse, it was a family fight among

What would happen if Hitler drowned?

He'd be dead. Good. What matters is when? A drowned Hitler in 1932 perhaps results in a Communist Germany. A drowned Hitler in 1938 perhaps prevents WWII, at least the one we know from history. A drowned Hitler in 1940 perhaps

What happened to Hitler's soul?

The concept that I find valid, and universally applicable with no exceptions is Vedantic. I understand that people like Hitler invite unquestionable wrath from everyone who feel obliged to dispense a guilty verdict. No issues.A few who may be willing to 

What happened to Hitler's body?

Hitler and his wife Eva Braun took cyanide capsules in the bunker and then Hitler shot himself in the temple. On his orders his staff too the bodies upstairs laid them in a shell hole and poured fuel over them and burned them. The remains (mostly bones)

Why would Hitler invade Poland knowing they were an ally of Britain?

Because Ribbentrop told Hitler and convinced him the western powers wouldn't go to war over Danzig based on their previous appeasement policy.

What would have happened if Hitler and Stalin became buddies after the invasion of Poland?

They would become enemies sooner or later. They were just not compatible at all. There was no respect for each other, only contempt. And both saw themselves as superiors. So conflict would have been inevitable.After dividing Poland and Baltic states what would have happened next? Germany wanted and needed Scandinavian resources

Did anything good happen under Hitler?

Now that the title has caught your attention, let's discuss whether or not Hitler himself was an effective leader. There are thousands of books and philosophies on what great leadership entails. However, there are also key areas we often overlook or forget in what constitutes a solid leader.I have been studying

How much was society to blame for Hitler's actions?

European society as a whole had generated the racist attitudes that Hitler put into practice. But it was still his choice.The gross unfairness of the Treaty of Versailles was also a factor. But Hitler had largely corrected this by 1938. He chose to go further.He

With no Hitler, would WW2 have happened?

I imagine so. After WWI, Woodrow Wilson spent six months in Europe attempting to mediate the terms and dealings among the European nations. The Allied countries - against Wilson's advice - effectively handed Germany a bill for the costs of the war and imposed some very heavy restrictions

Why do people think Hitler was evil?

He was terribly humiliated and abused by his ignorant and disciplinarian father during his childhood. He was also very poor, bullied at school, and felt like a big loser.He dropped out school (unable to bear the bullying) and decided to stay at home, training his watercolor and drawing skills (self-taught), dreaming of becoming a great artist. He had

What would have happened if Hitler detected the fake invasion?

The Allies had an overwhelming superiority in men and materials. Perhaps there would have been World War 1 style stalemate in France. The invasion was so massive that I doubt whether Gold Juno Sword Utaha and Omaha would all have failed.  Only one needed to succeed for the Allies to get a toehold

Would the Holocaust have happened without Hitler?

No, not likely. Hitler was directly responsible for the actions against the Jews, Gypsies, Slavs and mentally challenged who were killed by the S.S. and Einsatsgruppen. Over 7 million people!Still, Stalin killed even more...

Adolf Hitler: Are Margot Woelk's revelations fake?

Hitler was a vegetarian, and as a vegetarian I can tell you that our taste buds are a little more attuned so to speak.I'm told that many things I like to eat taste very bland to my nonvegetarian Friends but are very flavorful

Why did Hitler not invade Spain during WW2?

Why did Hitler not invade Spain during WW II?Franco was a great friend and kept a good, solid left flank for the Germans.Spain was not important strategically and tactically.One would assume that Hitler knew about Napoleonic wars and

Did Hitler believe in God?

Hitler claimed to be a god-believing christian... he invoked god many times in his speeches and spent quite a bit of time getting the German people to think that god was in their corner and rooting for Hitler-and Germany-to succeed.The WW2 German soldiers'

What would happen if Hitler was a communist?

No. Hitler despised Communism and wanted it eliminated in Germany. This was essential in order to fulfill his ambitions. The primary reason for the existence of the Nazi Party was to fight communism.Okay, you asked,

What's the most disturbing statement in Hitler's 'Mein Kampf'?

Wow there are so many! I have read the book through 3 times (twice while doing my 2 year theseis on Hitler for my final history grade), but never in English as my Grandfather told me the translations were never right and never

What are reviews of 'Mein Kampf' by Adolf Hitler?

U can read it. It is a book to understand the socio political scenario of Europe in general in 1870-1930 and Germany in particular. It will be too dry a book until you know the political borders of European countries after unification

Germany: What was the general German reaction to the film 'Er ist Wieder Da?' ('He's Back')

I am german, 15 and I just watched the movie alone in my room and honestly I am deeply disturbed by it... Hitler really is part of us all, that's not even a lie! Everyday in school we learn about what happened in WW II about Hitler and what he did to jews, homosexuals and many

Have you read Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler? Could you tell me about your review of this book?

About one year ago, an Italian daily newspaper decided to give a free copy of the Mein Kampf - actually, you paid about 10 dollar for the newspaper, the Mein Kampf and the first volume of a book series about Third Reich history.I happily bought it.It was the exact reprint of the 1934 Italian edition (paid

Was Hitler often a character in comic books during World War II?

Oh, yes! Especially during the war, mainly because of the high patriotic air, portrayed as (obviously) the antagonist. This portrayal was diminished after WW2 primarily because Hitler became a subject too controversial to comment upon (although this hasn't stopped contemporary

What are the most disturbing facts about Adolf Hitler that most people do not know?

The anti-Semitism, the extreme authoritarianism, and so on, are pretty well known.His fondness for dogs and his (alleged) vegetarianism are not particularly disturbing.I'd go with the allegations by some of his military aides that he sometimes got so carried away with anger that he literally dropped to the floor and started chewing on the carpet. These

What are your thoughts on Adolf Hitler's book Mein Kampf?

I like it, I read it multiple times (German and English) and listened the audio version as well. In difference to other people here I think it's neither boring, nor badly written. I can see that the interleaved sentence construction can be confusing or tough on some people. Also some of the English translation

What was Hitler's favorite movie?

According to people who knew him his favorite silent film was Fritz Lang's Metropolis (1927), possibly because it's story could be integrated into a national-socialist worldview.One of if not his favorite films was King Kong (1933). People that were around him said he talked about it for ages after seeing it.Along with the previous Hitler loved Disney's

Where is Hitler's body? Where did he die?

According to SPYMASTER: Startling Cold War Revelations of a Soviet KGB Chief, by Tennent H. Bagley, 2013 Skyhorse Publishing, New York, in May 1945 just after Soviet troops had secured the Reich Chancellery area, a Soviet military search party found half-burned bodies they considered to

Who was worse and why: Hitler or Stalin?

You know what?To say the least, Hitler had the heart of a human being,Stalin, most probably had a block of stone in his chest.Hitler had feelings.He had an admiration for art.

Why isn't the film 'Er Ist Wieder Da' thought to be in terrible taste?

Because the movie in fact is way more than satire. It is a way to show us what is really happening in Germany right now. I am not sure where you are from and therefore do not know how aware you are of German politics. But we've been having quite a few issues with extreme right wing

Was Hitler good or bad?

To the Jews and the general population of the modern world, he was one of the most evil person to had ever walk the Earth.To the Germans during the 1930s and before WW2, he was their savior. Imagine this, the Great Depression came when the American stock markets crashed in 1929. It struck to all pars of

Did Hitler have anything against Australians?

In Australia, prior to the outbreak of the Second World War, there were small Nazi branches in Adelaide, Tanunda, Sydney, and Melbourne (Perth was in the throes of preparing a branch when war was declared). German archival records put the number of

If you could go back in time to encounter the baby Hitler, would you kill him, or would you do whatever you could to love him and guide him to different choices?

As much as it pains me to say it. I wouldnt do a thing to change history.Imagine the butterfly effect of killing or changing Hitler...My grandparents would never have met... my grandpa was American, my granny was English. They met because my grandpa was stationed nearby to my granny.Millions of us, who owe our very

Was hitler corrupt?

It is a known fact that Hitler was a tax evader. During his rise to power, he did not pay any income-tax claiming that he was just a poor writer with no income. Still being driven to party rallies with the latest Mercedes Benz, paid by his supporters.When he was Germanys leader, he made a fortune by selling his

Was hitler corrupt?

It is a known fact that Hitler was a tax evader. During his rise to power, he did not pay any income-tax claiming that he was just a poor writer with no income. Still being driven to party rallies with the latest Mercedes Benz, paid by his supporters.When he was Germanys leader, he made a fortune by selling his

How many children did Hitler have?

It's actually a question still being looked into. Officially Hitler only married the day before he committed suicide and was most likely to committed and busy to be a father but there was one person, Charlotte Lobjoie, who claims that in 1917 when she was 16 and Hitler would be 28 they had sexual intercourse and that she

How did Hitler learn mass manipulation?

Trial and error, I suppose. He just kept spouting stuff off and pandering to German people, until he found what worked. Mostly he just made up a tale where Germans were the master race and only lost the Great War because

Do you believe Hitler had a mental illness?

Just as the line between genius and madness is fine so is the line between evil and simple cruelty. Hitler may have had a mental illness but it is more likely he was just the product of his experiences.

Was Hitler a sociopath/psychopath?

He was probably a narcissist. He had severe childhood trauma due to humiliation (that is the main cause of it) and exibited all the traits. He was manipulative, egomaniac, megalomaniac, sadistic, and had no empathy against his victims (source of

If Hitler had never existed, would Stalin have taken over the whole of Europe?

If someone like Hitler hadn't fixed Germany's damaged economy during the Great Depression, then Germans might well have turned to Communism.But Hitler's later wars were pure agression.  Stalin was not seriously thinking of starting a war with the countries to the west of him.  He was concentrating on building up his own system.

Why did Hitler underestimate Russia?

Did he?During Operation Barbarossa, true, the numbers of Russian forces deployed in the field were much greater than anticipated, but Germany routed them in short order. Luftwaffe reported destroying over 2,800 aircraft on the fields and the High Command didn't believe them and conducted an independent count of machines from the ground. Their total was over 4,000 Russian