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Hitler on the Will of the Dictator

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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Notes On History

Hitler's Political Ability

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.

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Notes On History

Lessons from the Beer Hall Putsch

In many ways the attempt of 8-9 November was a remarkable achievement for a man like Hitler who had started from nothing only a few years before.

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Notes On History

Hobbies of Some of World’s Worst Dictators

Hey, guys! The world has been rattled by the rule of dictators from time to time and has witnessed millions of deaths in the rule. But as one has said if you truly want to attain greatness embrace optimism even when darkness prevails. 863 more words


Power Corrupts & Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely

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


Sleight of Hand

The Allies knew it, Hitler knew it. There was only one way the rest of the world could win World War 2. That was by executing a direct attack on Germany’s occupied territories in Europe. 421 more words


Nuremberg – Nazi Rally Grounds and Courtroom 600

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

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