Photos: Adolf Hitler - The man who personified terror
Apr 30, 2017, 06:00 IST
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Adolf Hitler was the leader of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. He initiated fascist policies that led to World War II and the deaths of at least 11 million people, including the mass murder of an estimated 6 million Jews. All pics/AFP
German Nazi Chancellor Adolf Hitler (1889-1945) gives a speech in 1937 in an unidentified place. After Hitler was made Chancellor in January 1933 he suspended the constitution, silenced opposition, exploited successfully the burning of the Reichstag (Parliament) building, and brought the Nazi Party to power.
A picture dated 1936 shows German Chancellor and Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler shaking hands with young Harald Quandt (1921-1967) in his uniform of the Hitlerian Youth Movement. Harald Quandt was Magda Goebbels' son from her first marriage with industrialist GÃ¼nther Quandt. Magda and Joseph Goebbels committed suicide after murdering their six children in the FÃ¼hrerbunker in May 1945. Then prisoner of the Allied in Italy, Harald was the only one of Magda's children to survive.