Hitler History Assignment

History assignment
Adolf Hitler was a well-known German politician and the founder of the National Socialist German Workers Party, now referred to as Nazi Party. He was chancellor and dictator of Germany from 1933-1945. He fought in WW1 as an Australian citizen. Hitler was the starter of the Nazism and the start of World War II.
World War 1

At the outbreak of World War I, Hitler was a resident of Munich and volunteered to serve in the Bavarian Army as an Austrian citizen. Posted to the Bavarian Reserve Infantry Regiment 16 (1st Company of the List Regiment), he served as a dispatch runner (messenger) on the Western Front in France and Belgium, spending most his time behind the front lines. He was present at the First Battle of Ypres, the Battle of the Somme, the Battle of Arras, and the Battle of Passchendaele. He was decorated for bravery, receiving the Iron Cross, Second Class, in 1914 as well as the Black Wound Badge on 18 May 1918. However in 1918, Hitler learnt of Germany's defeat and— by his own account—on receiving this news, he suffered for a short period of blindness. As of Germanys defeat during World War 1 the Treaty of Versailles predetermined that Germany must hand over several of its territories and demilitarize the Rhineland. In Germany the people suffered the burden of repayments, 30% of unemployment, hyperinflation and they become utterly worthless.
Hitler with his army comrades of the Bavarian Reserve Infantry Regiment 16 (c. 1914–1918)

Hitler's rise to power
The Great Depression that was taking place in Germany was a huge political opportunity for Hitler. Hitler joined a political party called the NSDAP (or the Third Reich). The owner of this party died in 1930 and Adolf Hitler became the leader of this fascist party from 1933 to 1945. He gained public attention by vowing that he will return Germany to its original glory and reverse the effects of the Great Depression and the Versailles Treaty. He formed his own party...