Hitler - The Drummer Summary & Analysis

Ian Kershaw
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The Drummer Summary and Analysis

In part one, the authored noted that the political climate of the day was vital to Hitler's success as a public speaker. There was upheaval in the country that made the people ready for his message. In part two, prices were outrageously inflated, even more so than at the end of the war. Hitler remained dissatisfied with the amount of publicity being given to the party and arranged a violent attack against a separatist leader named Otto Ballerstedt. The attack was so successful that the police arrived but still had to call on Hitler to bring an end to the brawl. Ballerstedt pressed charges and Hitler was brought to court. He was sentenced to three months in jail for disturbing the peace. Two months were suspended on the condition of future good behavior but Hitler spent a month in...

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