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1

What were the 4 aspects of the Hitler cult?

• roots in german history
• charismatic leadership
• its peak
• its decline

2

What were the supposed qualities of Hitler?

Saviour of the people/nation
Modest in lifestyle
Strong
Ruthless
Has principals
Represents law and order
Military and diplomatic genius
Oversees economic success
Stands for a new modern society
All actions in national interest

3

Ian Kershaws quote

"The sources of hitlers popularity has to be sought in the people that adored him rather than hitler himself. Its less about what he was but actually what he seemed to be to the public"