Hitler - Elation and Embitterment Summary & Analysis

Ian Kershaw
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Elation and Embitterment Summary and Analysis

In part one, the author noted that Hitler's future was changed with the advent of World War I. In part two, Hitler moved to Munich and he and Hausler rented an apartment from Joseph Popp. Hitler continued to read but not for new information. He sought out reading material that would confirm his emerging prejudices, especially against the Jews. In 1913, Hitler was arrested for failure to register for the military in Vienna but a problem with conveying the orders for the date he was to appear in court earned him a few extra days. He was sent to Salzburg to face the charges but was found "too weak to undertake military service" and was released.

In part three, Hitler joined the Bavarian Army as an Austrian. The author noted that Hitler claimed later to have received special...

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