“…Mein Kampf : My Struggle”
THE MAKING OF
Born On 20th April,1889
Small town in Austria
4th child of 3rd marriage of Alois Hitler
Father born to an unmarried woman
Angered his harsh, ill-tempered father
Ambition of becoming an artist
Early childhood experiences made him
incapable of emotional empathy &
After death of parents he
moved to Vienna with
vague hopes of becoming
Got rejected by School of
Gradually started political
observations and developed
hatred towards Jews.
He volunteered army service during World War I.
Was deeply shaken by Germany’s defeat and vowed
to rebuilt Germany.
Became a member of NAZI Party.
NAZI : discovered 2 remarkable talents…
(I) Public Oratory
(ii) Inspiring personal loyalty
He build party by fierce speeches.
Key Elements of Appeal :
…sense of offended National Pride
caused by Treaty Of Versailles.
Tried to overthrow ruling Govt.
exploiting the political crisis.
But he failed, and was sentenced for 5yrs
Mein Kampf : My Struggle
While imprisoned Hitler stated his
Beliefs and Ideas for Germany’s
Proclaimed the Superiority of
Believed that only Dictatorship
could save Germany.
RISE OF NAZIS
Hitler rebuilt his NAZI party.
World wide Great Depression.
Nazi Party become the strongest party.
Hitler became the Chancellor of party.
He protest march, mass meetings and speeches.
World War II
Hitler moved towards Dictatorship
He suppressed Civil Rights
Prepared for World War II
Repudiated Treaty of Versailles
Formed ‘AXIS POWERS’
Declaration Of War