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What groups and organizations was Adolf Hitler involved in?I need to know for a history...

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bella- | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted June 16, 2009 at 2:13 PM via web

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What groups and organizations was Adolf Hitler involved in?

I need to know for a history assignment, and everytime I try to google it, it comes up with groups about Hitler, not ones that he was actually involved in.

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krishna-agrawala | College Teacher | (Level 3) Valedictorian

Posted June 16, 2009 at 2:45 PM (Answer #1)

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Adolf Hitler (1889-1945) was a member of only to major parties and organizations throughout his life. The first was German Army, which he joined in 1914 at the start of World War I. He remained in the army till March 1920 rising up to the level of corporal.

The other organization of which Hitler was a member is Popularly known as Nazi Party. This was originally a small group of people under the name German Worker's Party. Hitler started attending the meeting of this group and joined it in 1919. Soon he became leader of the party and changed its name to National Socialist German Worker's Party.

Under the leadership of Hitler the Nazi party steadily increased its political power. As a result Hitler, in his capacity of leader of Nazi party, was appointed Chancellor of Germany in 1933. Soon after that he managed to acquire dictatorial powers. Hitler remained the head of Nazi Party till his suicide in 1945.

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