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Leader of Germany from 1934 to 1945

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Adolf Hitler: Leader of Germany from 1934 to 1945
Adolf Hitler was a German politician and leader of the Nazi Party. He rose to power as the chancellor of Germany in 1933 and then as Führer in 1934. During his dictatorship from 1933 to 1945, he initiated World War II in Europe by invading Poland on 1 September 1939. He was closely involved in military operations throughout the war and was central to the perpetration of the Holocaust.


Hitler's speech cards auctioned in Munich [Video]

Hitler's speech cards auctioned in Munich

A sheaf of papers, scrawled with notes in a vigorous hand, here and there a recognisable phrase: "the Jewish problem", "work, sacrifice" - these are Adolf Hitler's speaking notes, which went under the..

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Mark Kelly says it's not him dressed as Adolf Hitler for Halloween in yearbook photo

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DeSean Jackson posts anti-Semitic fake Hitler quotes, vows no hate toward Jewish community

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Ukrainian computer game featuring Hitler in Moscow angers Kremlin

The Kremlin on Wednesday accused a Ukrainian computer game developer of glorifying Nazism by producing a game which features Adolf Hitler overseeing a fictional World War Two victory parade in Moscow,..
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Austria presents design turning Hitler's birthplace into police station

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Bolsonaro joins rally against Brazil's top court; judge warns democracy at risk

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U.S. prosecutors charge suspect in Hanukkah stabbing rampage with hate crime

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