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Biographical Essay:Adolf Hitler – The Unknown Story

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Year 11 English - Biographical Essay: Adolf Hitler - The Unknown Story In 1889 a tyrant was born. A man whose name some elderly people still loathe to hear spoken aloud. That man was Adolf Hitler. Most people today synonymously identify Hitler with World War II. However, many of us do not realise how interesting and complex his personal life was. As someone who is particularly interested in psychology, I find Adolf Hitler to be a most intriguing subject to research; in particular his interaction with women. Though, to truly understand such a complicated man as Adolf Hitler, we have to start at the beginning - his childhood. Adolf Hitler was born at half past six on the evening of April 20, in Braunau, Austria. ...read more.


the job of housekeeper, which she readily accepted. As Angela's daughters were too young to fend for themselves, Hitler allowed them all to stay with him. Thus began an incredibly involved relationship with his niece Geli. It has been stated that Geli was the only woman Adolf Hitler ever loved. Many of his subordinates noticed a drastic change in his personality whenever Geli was with him. She was the only person who was ever really able to relax him. Tragically, their relationship was not to last. Geli was found dead on the floor of her bedroom on the morning of Saturday the 19th of September 1931. She had bled to death from a gunshot would near the heart. The bullet had missed her heart but pierced her lung. ...read more.


Therefore, by denying himself certain types of food and drink he is symbolically providing himself with an extreme form of masochistic degradation. After Geli's death, Hitler turned his sadistic nature towards the war he was fighting. He began to order the mass slaughter of many minority groups. He was expressing his anger at Geli for committing suicide at the expense of millions of lives. Whilst Geli was alive, Hitler degraded their friendship and her trust by flirting with other women. This may also have been a factor in Geli's suicide. Most notably, are Hitler's exchanges with Eva Braun, whom he married not long after Geli's death. In April 1945, Hitler realised that his attempt to take over the world was now useless. He had lost everything that was important to him; the war, and most significantly, Geli. Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun committed suicide together on April 30, 1945. ...read more.

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