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I do not regard the acquisition of a Minister’s portfolio as a thing worth striving for. I do not hold it worthy of a great man to endeavour to go down in history just by becoming a Minister.
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Never was Hitler’s political ability more clearly shown than in the way he recovered from this set-back. For the man who, on 9 November 1923, appeared to be broken and finished as a political leader – and had himself believed this – succeeded by April 1924 in making himself one of the most-talked-of figures In Germany, and turned his trial for treason into a political triumph.
The statement, “Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely”, was made by John Emerich Edward Dahlberg Acton, also known as Lord Acton, a British historian of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. 663 more words
Nuremberg, or Nurnberg as the locals call it, became the city of the Nazi party rallies for the Third Reich and, as I am parked on the edge of the 11 square kms which make up the former rally grounds, it seems silly not to take a look. 787 more words