It was war experiences like these that led Hitler to believe that he was "destined" to complete his mission of Jewish genocide.
A Brief Chronology of Hitler
- April 20, 1889 - Hitler was born in Braunau am Inn, Austria to Klara and Alois Hitler
- March 24, 1894 - Edmund Hitler is born
- January 21, 1896 - Paula Hitler is born
- February 29, 1900 - Edmund Hitler dies
- January 3, 1903 - Alois Hitler dies suddenly in a tavern
- 1905 - Hitler moves to Vienna to pursue his dream of becoming a great artist
- January 14, 1907 - Klara Hitler dies
- 1909-1913 - Hitler lives in Vienna, some of which he is homeless, and where he developed his anti-Semitic views
- 1914-1918 - Hitler serves in World War I as a runner
- 1919 - Hitler joins the German Workers' Party, later known as the Nazi Party
- July 1921 - Hitler becomes the leader of the Nazis
- November 8, 1923 - the Beer Hall Putsch
- April 1, 1924 - Hitler is sentenced to 5 years at Landsberg prison for high treason
- 1925 - Mein Kampf, Hitler's autobiography, is published
- February 26, 1925 - Hitler is released from prison
- January 30, 1933 - Hitler is appointed chancellor of Germany
- August 2, 1934 - Hitler becomes führer of Germany following Paul von Hindenburg's death
- September 1, 1939 - World War II commences
- April 29, 1945 - Hitler and Eva Braun marry
- April 30, 1945 - Hitler commits suicide with his wife in his bunker in Berlin, Germany
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