Hitler - Levered into Power Summary & Analysis

Ian Kershaw
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Levered into Power Summary and Analysis

In part one, there was an incident in which the government sentenced several party members to death for "political violence." Hitler used the sentences, which were unpopular among the people, as an opportunity for propaganda. He said that he would not "participate in a government capable of such sentences." He referred to the government as "bourgeois." There was later a gathering of Hitler Youth in Potsdam with some 110,000 youngsters in attendance. They wildly approved of Hitler's appearance and he stood at attention, arm outstretched, for the seven hours it took for the entire group of youngsters to troop by him. Only when it was over did he collapse in exhaustion. About this time, a young woman named Eva Braun, apparently in sorrow over her unrequited love for Hitler, shot herself but was able to call for help...

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