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[Adolf Hitler:] Born ______

1889

2

[Adolf Hitler:] Born at ______, educated at Linz and lived in Vienna, 1909-13, absorbing anti-Semitic prejudices, working as a casual labourer and third-rate commercial artist

Braunau-on-the-Inn, Upper Austria

3

[Adolf Hitler:] Born at Braunau-on-the-Inn, Upper Austria, educated at ______ and lived in Vienna, 1909-13, absorbing anti-Semitic prejudices, working as a casual labourer and third-rate commercial artist

Linz

4

[Adolf Hitler:] Born at Braunau-on-the-Inn, Upper Austria, educated at Linz and lived in ______, 1909-13, absorbing anti-Semitic prejudices, working as a casual labourer and third-rate commercial artist

Vienna

5

[Adolf Hitler:] Born at Braunau-on-the-Inn, Upper Austria, educated at Linz and lived in Vienna, ______, absorbing anti-Semitic prejudices, working as a casual labourer and third-rate commercial artist

1909-13

6

[Adolf Hitler:] Born at Braunau-on-the-Inn, Upper Austria, educated at Linz and lived in Vienna, 1909-13, absorbing ______, working as a casual labourer and third-rate commercial artist

anti-Semitic prejudices

7

[Adolf Hitler:] Born at Braunau-on-the-Inn, Upper Austria, educated at Linz and lived in Vienna, 1909-13, absorbing anti-Semitic prejudices, working as ______ and ______

  • a casual labourer
  • third-rate commercial artist

8

[Adolf Hitler:] Born at Braunau-on-the-Inn, Upper Austria, ______ at Linz and lived in Vienna, 1909-13, absorbing anti-Semitic prejudices, working as a casual labourer and third-rate commercial artist

educated

9

[Adolf Hitler:] In ______ he crossed the frontier and ______, fighting at Ypres, on the Somme and at Arras, receiving the Iron Cross (second class) in December 1914 and again (first class) in August 1918, ending the war as a corporal, temporarily blinded from a British gas attack in Flanders

  • 1914
  • enlisted in a Bavarian infantry regiment

10

[Adolf Hitler:] In 1914 he crossed the frontier and enlisted in a Bavarian infantry regiment, fighting at ______, on ______ and at ______, receiving the Iron Cross (second class) in December 1914 and again (first class) in August 1918, ending the war as a corporal, temporarily blinded from a British gas attack in Flanders

  • Ypres
  • the Somme
  • Arras

11

[Adolf Hitler:] In 1914 he crossed the frontier and enlisted in a Bavarian infantry regiment, fighting at Ypres, on the Somme and at Arras, receiving ______ (second class) in December 1914 and again (first class) in August 1918, ending the war as a corporal, temporarily blinded from a British gas attack in Flanders

the Iron Cross

12

[Adolf Hitler:] In 1914 he crossed the frontier and enlisted in a Bavarian infantry regiment, fighting at Ypres, on the Somme and at Arras, receiving the Iron Cross (second class) in December 1914 and again (first class) in August 1918, ending the war as ______, temporarily blinded from a British gas attack in Flanders

a corporal

13

[Adolf Hitler:] In 1914 he crossed the frontier and enlisted in a Bavarian infantry regiment, fighting at Ypres, on the Somme and at Arras, receiving the Iron Cross (second class) in December 1914 and again (first class) in August 1918, ending the war as a corporal, temporarily blinded from ______

a British gas attack in Flanders

14

[Adolf Hitler:] In ______ he joined a small political group in Munich which shortly took the name 'National Socialist German Workers' Party' (N.S.D.A.P., derisively nicknamed 'Nazi'

September 1919

15

[Adolf Hitler:] In September 1919 he joined ______ which shortly took the name 'National Socialist German Workers' Party' (N.S.D.A.P., derisively nicknamed 'Nazi'

a small political group in Munich

16

[Adolf Hitler:] In September 1919 he joined a small political group in Munich which shortly took the name ______ (N.S.D.A.P., derisively nicknamed 'Nazi'

'National Socialist German Workers' Party'

17

[Adolf Hitler:] He discovered [1919] his ______ in open-air tirades against Jews and the Treaty of Versailles

demagogic gifts

18

[Adolf Hitler:] He discovered [1919-20] his demagogic gifts in open-air tirades against ______ and ______

  • Jews
  • the Treaty of Versailles

19

[Adolf Hitler:] In ______ his abortive Munich putsch won him national fame and thirteen months' imprisonment, during which he wrote Mein Kampf

1923

20

[Adolf Hitler:] In 1923 his abortive ______ won him national fame and thirteen months' imprisonment, during which he wrote Mein Kampf​

Munich putsch

21

[Adolf Hitler:] In 1923 his abortive Munich putsch won him ______ and ______, during which he wrote Mein Kampf​

  • national fame
  • thirteen months' imprisonment

22

[Adolf Hitler:] ______ made him a prominent figure, enabling the Nazis to become the second largest party in Germany by September 1930

The world slump

23

[Adolf Hitler:] The world slump made him a prominent figure, enabling the Nazis to become ______ by September 1930

the second largest party in Germany

24

[Adolf Hitler:] The world slump made him a prominent figure, enabling the Nazis to become the second largest party in Germany by ______

September 1930

25

[Adolf Hitler:] ______, rising unemployment, superior propaganda techniques, the backing of leading industrialists afraid of communism and the provision of a scapegoat in the 'treacherous Jew' - all favoured the rapid growth of the Nazis

Disillusionment with existing parties

26

[Adolf Hitler:] Disillusionment with existing parties, ______, superior propaganda techniques, the backing of leading industrialists afraid of communism and the provision of a scapegoat in the 'treacherous Jew' - all favoured the rapid growth of the Nazis

rising unemployment

27

[Adolf Hitler:] Disillusionment with existing parties, rising unemployment, ______, the backing of leading industrialists afraid of communism and the provision of a scapegoat in the 'treacherous Jew' - all favoured the rapid growth of the Nazis

superior propaganda techniques

28

[Adolf Hitler:] Disillusionment with existing parties, rising unemployment, superior propaganda techniques, ______ and the provision of a scapegoat in the 'treacherous Jew' - all favoured the rapid growth of the Nazis

the backing of leading industrialists afraid of communism

29

[Adolf Hitler:] Disillusionment with existing parties, rising unemployment, superior propaganda techniques, the backing of leading industrialists afraid of communism and ______ - all favoured the rapid growth of the Nazis

the provision of a scapegoat in the 'treacherous Jew'

30

[Adolf Hitler:] Disillusionment with existing parties, rising unemployment, superior propaganda techniques, the backing of leading industrialists afraid of communism and the provision of a scapegoat in the 'treacherous Jew' - all ______

favoured the rapid growth of the Nazis

31

[Adolf Hitler:] After the failure of ______ President Hindenburg appointed Hitler head of the government on 30 January 1933, believing the non-Nazi Deputy Chancellor, Papen, would curb excesses

three successive Chancellors

32

[Adolf Hitler:] After the failure of three successive Chancellors ______ appointed Hitler head of the government on 30 January 1933, believing the non-Nazi Deputy Chancellor, Papen, would curb excesses

President Hindenburg

33

[Adolf Hitler:] After the failure of three successive Chancellors President Hindenburg ______ on 30 January 1933, believing the non-Nazi Deputy Chancellor, Papen, would curb excesses

appointed Hitler head of the government

34

[Adolf Hitler:] After the failure of three successive Chancellors President Hindenburg appointed Hitler head of the government on ______, believing the non-Nazi Deputy Chancellor, Papen, would curb excesses

30 January 1933

35

[Adolf Hitler:] After the failure of three successive Chancellors President Hindenburg appointed Hitler head of the government on 30 January 1933, believing ______, Papen, would curb excesses

the non-Nazi Deputy Chancellor

36

[Adolf Hitler:] After the failure of three successive Chancellors President Hindenburg appointed Hitler head of the government on 30 January 1933, believing the non-Nazi Deputy Chancellor, ______, would ______

  • Papen
  • curb excesses

37

[Adolf Hitler:] Four weeks later [February 1933], ______ provided Hitler with the opportunity to establish a one-party system, and on 30 June 1934 he eliminated possible rivals in the 'Night of the Long Knives', liquidating the S.A. (Sturm Abteilungen) group of Ernst Röhm and the supporters of Gregor Strasser

the Reichstag Fire

38

[Adolf Hitler:] Four weeks later [February 1933], the Reichstag Fire provided Hitler with the opportunity to establish ______, and on 30 June 1934 he eliminated possible rivals in the 'Night of the Long Knives', liquidating the S.A. (Sturm Abteilungen) group of Ernst Röhm and the supporters of Gregor Strasser

a one-party system

39

[Adolf Hitler:] Four weeks later [February 1933], the Reichstag Fire provided Hitler with the opportunity to establish a one-party system, and on 30 ______ he eliminated possible rivals in the 'Night of the Long Knives', liquidating the S.A. (Sturm Abteilungen) group of Ernst Röhm and the supporters of Gregor Strasser

June 1934

40

[Adolf Hitler:] Four weeks later [February 1933], the Reichstag Fire provided Hitler with the opportunity to establish a one-party system, and on 30 June 1934 he eliminated possible rivals in the ______, liquidating the S.A. (Sturm Abteilungen) group of Ernst Röhm and the supporters of Gregor Strasser

'Night of the Long Knives'

41

[Adolf Hitler:] Four weeks later [February 1933], the Reichstag Fire provided Hitler with the opportunity to establish a one-party system, and on 30 June 1934 he eliminated possible rivals in the 'Night of the Long Knives', liquidating ______ and the supporters of Gregor Strasser

the S.A. (Sturm Abteilungen) group of Ernst Röhm

42

[Adolf Hitler:] Four weeks later [February 1933], the Reichstag Fire provided Hitler with the opportunity to establish a one-party system, and on 30 June 1934 he eliminated possible rivals in the 'Night of the Long Knives', liquidating the S.A. (Sturm Abteilungen) group of Ernst Röhm and ______

the supporters of Gregor Strasser

43

[Adolf Hitler:] When Hindenburg died on 2 ______ Hitler was proclaimed 'Führer of the German Reich', to whom all officers had to take an oath of loyalty as head of state and supreme commander

August 1934

44

[Adolf Hitler:] When Hindenburg died on 2 August 1934 Hitler was proclaimed ______, to whom all officers had to take an oath of loyalty as head of state and supreme commander

'Führer of the German Reich'

45

[Adolf Hitler:] When Hindenburg died on 2 August 1934 Hitler was proclaimed 'Führer of the German Reich', to whom ______ as head of state and supreme commander

all officers had to take an oath of loyalty

46

[Adolf Hitler:] When Hindenburg died on 2 August 1934 Hitler was proclaimed 'Führer of the German Reich', to whom all officers had to take an oath of loyalty as ______ and ______

  • head of state
  • supreme commander

47

[Adolf Hitler:] ______ he concentrated on rearmament at home, securing the military reoccupation of the Rhineland (March 1936) and achieving success in foreign policy by playing off potential enemies against each other

From 1934 to 1937

48

[Adolf Hitler:] From 1934 to 1937 he concentrated on ______, securing the military reoccupation of the Rhineland (March 1936) and achieving success in foreign policy by playing off potential enemies against each other

rearmament at home

49

[Adolf Hitler:] From 1934 to 1937 he concentrated on rearmament at home, securing ______ (March 1936) and achieving success in foreign policy by playing off potential enemies against each other

the military reoccupation of the Rhineland

50

[Adolf Hitler:] From 1934 to 1937 he concentrated on rearmament at home, securing the military reoccupation of the Rhineland (______) and achieving success in foreign policy by playing off potential enemies against each other

March 1936

51

[Adolf Hitler:] From 1934 to 1937 he concentrated on rearmament at home, securing the military reoccupation of the Rhineland (March 1936) and achieving success in foreign policy by ______

playing off potential enemies against each other

52

[Adolf Hitler:] ______ of 1936 gained him an ally in Mussolini

The Axis

53

[Adolf Hitler:] The Axis of ______ gained him an ally in Mussolini

1936

54

[Adolf Hitler:] The Axis of 1936 gained him ______

an ally in Mussolini

55

[Adolf Hitler:] His ______ began with the absorption of Austria in the Anschluss of March 1938, and continued with the occupation of Czechoslovakia in October 1938 and March 1939

expansionist policy

56

[Adolf Hitler:] His expansionist policy began with ______ in the Anschluss of March 1938, and continued with the occupation of Czechoslovakia in October 1938 and March 1939

the absorption of Austria

57

[Adolf Hitler:] His expansionist policy began with the absorption of Austria in ______ of March 1938, and continued with the occupation of Czechoslovakia in October 1938 and March 1939

the Anschluss

58

[Adolf Hitler:] His expansionist policy began with the absorption of Austria in the Anschluss of ______, and continued with the occupation of Czechoslovakia in October 1938 and March 1939

March 1938

59

[Adolf Hitler:] His expansionist policy began with the absorption of Austria in the Anschluss of March 1938, and continued with the ______ in October 1938 and March 1939

occupation of Czechoslovakia

60

[Adolf Hitler:] His expansionist policy began with the absorption of Austria in the Anschluss of March 1938, and continued with the occupation of Czechoslovakia in ______ and ______

  • October 1938
  • March 1939

61

[Adolf Hitler:] ______ secured his eastern front and allowed him to overrun Poland, an action that led to the outbreak of the Second World War, which he considered he had won in the West when his troops occupied Paris (22 June 1940)

The Nazi-Soviet Pact

62

[Adolf Hitler:] The Nazi-Soviet Pact ______ and allowed him to overrun Poland, an action that led to the outbreak of the Second World War, which he considered he had won in the West when his troops occupied Paris (22 June 1940)

secured his eastern front

63

[Adolf Hitler:] The Nazi-Soviet Pact secured his eastern front and ______, an action that led to the outbreak of the Second World War, which he considered he had won in the West when his troops occupied Paris (22 June 1940)

allowed him to overrun Poland

64

[Adolf Hitler:] The Nazi-Soviet Pact secured his eastern front and allowed him to overrun Poland, an action that led to the outbreak of the Second World War, which he considered he had won in the West when his troops occupied ______

Paris (22 June 1940)

65

[Adolf Hitler:] The Nazi-Soviet Pact secured his eastern front and allowed him to overrun Poland, an action that led to the outbreak of the Second World War, which he ______ when his troops occupied Paris (22 June 1940)

considered he had won in the West

66

[Adolf Hitler:] In ______ he moved the German army eastwards but in attacking the Soviet Union he encountered heavy opposition, personally assuming command in the field, 19 December 1941

1941

67

[Adolf Hitler:] In 1941 he ______ but in attacking the Soviet Union he encountered heavy opposition, personally assuming command in the field, 19 December 1941

moved the German army eastwards

68

[Adolf Hitler:] In 1941 he moved the German army eastwards but in ______ he encountered heavy opposition, personally assuming command in the field, 19 December 1941

attacking the Soviet Union

69

[Adolf Hitler:] In 1941 he moved the German army eastwards but in attacking the Soviet Union he encountered heavy opposition, ______, 19 December 1941

personally assuming command in the field

70

[Adolf Hitler:] In 1941 he moved the German army eastwards but in attacking the Soviet Union he encountered heavy opposition, personally assuming command in the field, 19 ______

December 1941

71

[Adolf Hitler:] ______ culminating in the successful Normandy landings undermined the army's confidence in his leadership and led to the attempted assassination on 20 July 1944

A series of failures after Stalingrad

72

[Adolf Hitler:] A series of failures after Stalingrad culminating in ______ undermined the army's confidence in his leadership and led to the attempted assassination on 20 July 1944

the successful Normandy landings

73

[Adolf Hitler:] A series of failures after Stalingrad culminating in the successful Normandy landings ______ and led to the attempted assassination on 20 July 1944

undermined the army's confidence in his leadership

74

[Adolf Hitler:] A series of failures after Stalingrad culminating in the successful Normandy landings undermined the army's confidence in his leadership and ______ on 20 July 1944

led to the attempted assassination

75

[Adolf Hitler:] A series of failures after Stalingrad culminating in the successful Normandy landings undermined the army's confidence in his leadership and led to the attempted assassination on ______

20 July 1944

76

[Adolf Hitler:] At the end of the war Hitler was ______ where, as the Russians approached, he ______, and ______, shooting himself on 30 April 1945

  • cornered in the ruins of Berlin
  • married his companion, Eva Braun
  • entered into a suicide pact with her

77

[Adolf Hitler:] At the end of the war Hitler was cornered in the ruins of Berlin where, as the Russians approached, he married his companion, Eva Braun, and entered into a suicide pact with her, shooting himself on ______

30 April 1945

78

[Hermann Göring:] Born ______

1893

79

[Hermann Göring:] Born at ______, his father being a member of the German colonial service in Africa

Rosenheim, Bavaria

80

[Hermann Göring:] Born at Rosenheim, Bavaria, his father being a member of ______

the German colonial service in Africa

81

[Hermann Göring:] In the First World War Göring gained ______ and was last commander of the crack Richthofen fighter squadron

the highest award for bravery

82

[Hermann Göring:] In the First World War Göring gained the highest award for bravery and was last commander of ______

the crack Richthofen fighter squadron

83

[Hermann Göring:] In the First World War Göring gained the highest award for bravery and was ______ of the crack Richthofen fighter squadron

last commander

84

[Hermann Göring:] He studied spasmodically at ______ in ______ and joined Hitler's Nazi Party in Octover 1922, being wounded in the Munich Putsch a year leater

  • Munich University
  • 1920-21

85

[Hermann Göring:] He studied spasmodically at Munich University in 1920-21 and ______ in October 1922, being wounded in the Munich Putsch a year leater

joined Hitler's Nazi Party

86

[Hermann Göring:] He studied spasmodically at Munich University in 1920-21 and joined Hitler's Nazi Party in October ______, being wounded in the Munich Putsch a year leater

1922

87

[Hermann Göring:] He studied spasmodically at Munich University in 1920-21 and joined Hitler's Nazi Party in October 1922, being ______ a year leater

wounded in the Munich Putsch

88

[Hermann Göring:] After spending ______, he was elected to the Reichstag in 1928, becoming Reichstag Speaker (President) in 1932

four years in Sweden

89

[Hermann Göring:] After spending four years in Sweden, he was ______ in 1928, becoming Reichstag Speaker (President) in 1932

elected to the Reichstag

90

[Hermann Göring:] After spending four years in Sweden, he was elected to the Reichstag in ______, becoming Reichstag Speaker (President) in 1932

1928

91

[Hermann Göring:] After spending four years in Sweden, he was elected to the Reichstag in 1928, becoming ______ in 1932

Reichstag Speaker (President)

92

[Hermann Göring:] After spending four years in Sweden, he was elected to the Reichstag in 1928, becoming Reichstag Speaker (President) in ______

1932

93

[Hermann Göring:] On the establishment of ______ he became Prime Minister and Interior Minister for Prussia and was appointed Reich Air Minister, building up the Luftwaffe (air force) and sometimes undertaking special diplomatic missions

the Third Reich

94

[Hermann Göring:] On the establishment of the Third Reich he became ______ and Interior Minister for Prussia and was appointed Reich Air Minister, building up the Luftwaffe (air force) and sometimes undertaking special diplomatic missions

Prime Minister

95

[Hermann Göring:] On the establishment of the Third Reich he became Prime Minister and ______ and was appointed Reich Air Minister, building up the Luftwaffe (air force) and sometimes undertaking special diplomatic missions

Interior Minister for Prussia

96

[Hermann Göring:] On the establishment of the Third Reich he became Prime Minister and Interior Minister for Prussia and was appointed ______, building up the Luftwaffe (air force) and sometimes undertaking special diplomatic missions

Reich Air Minister

97

[Hermann Göring:] On the establishment of the Third Reich he became Prime Minister and Interior Minister for Prussia and was appointed Reich Air Minister, ______ and sometimes undertaking special diplomatic missions

building up the Luftwaffe (air force)

98

[Hermann Göring:] On the establishment of the Third Reich he became Prime Minister and Interior Minister for Prussia and was appointed Reich Air Minister, building up the Luftwaffe (air force) and sometimes undertaking ______

special diplomatic missions

99

[Hermann Göring:] The rank of ______ was especially created for him in 1940

Reichsmarschall

100

[Hermann Göring:] The rank of Reichsmarschall​ was ______

especially created for him in 1940

101

[Hermann Göring:] His ______, coupled in the later stages of the war with indolence and inefficiency, made him many enemies among the Nazi hierarchy, while his dependence on drugs accentuated his weaknesses

personal vanity and ostentation

102

[Hermann Göring:] His personal vanity and ostentation, coupled in the later stages of the war with ______, made him many enemies among the Nazi hierarchy, while his dependence on drugs accentuated his weaknesses

indolence and inefficiency

103

[Hermann Göring:] His personal vanity and ostentation, coupled in the later stages of the war with indolence and inefficiency, made him ______, while his dependence on drugs accentuated his weaknesses

many enemies among the Nazi hierarchy

104

[Hermann Göring:] His personal vanity and ostentation, coupled in the later stages of the war with indolence and inefficiency, made him many enemies among the Nazi hierarchy, while ______

his dependence on drugs accentuated his weaknesses

105

[Hermann Göring:] He ______ in May 1945, was brought to trial (cf. Nuremberg Trials), showing some of his earlier forceful character when he was in the dock and eventually cheating the gallows by swallowing poison a few hours before he was due to be executed, 15 October 1946

surrendered to the Americans in Austria

106

[Hermann Göring:] He surrendered to the Americans in Austria in ______, was brought to trial (cf. Nuremberg Trials), showing some of his earlier forceful character when he was in the dock and eventually cheating the gallows by swallowing poison a few hours before he was due to be executed, 15 October 1946

May 1945

107

[Hermann Göring:] He surrendered to the Americans in Austria in May 1945, was brought to trial (cf. Nuremberg Trials), showing some of his ______ when he was in the dock and eventually cheating the gallows by swallowing poison a few hours before he was due to be executed, 15 October 1946

earlier forceful character

108

[Hermann Göring:] He surrendered to the Americans in Austria in May 1945, was brought to trial (cf. Nuremberg Trials), showing some of his earlier forceful character when he was in the dock and eventually ______ a few hours before he was due to be executed, 15 October 1946

cheating the gallows by swallowing poison

109

[Hermann Göring:] He surrendered to the Americans in Austria in May 1945, was brought to trial (cf. Nuremberg Trials), showing some of his earlier forceful character when he was in the dock and eventually cheating the gallows by swallowing poison a few hours before he was due to be executed, 15 ______

October 1946

110

[Rudolf Hess:] Born ______

1894

111

[Rudolf Hess:] Former ______ of the German Nazi Party

deputy leader

112

[Rudolf Hess:] Former deputy leader of ______

the German Nazi Party

113

[Rudolf Hess:] Born in ______, at ______, educated at Bad Godesberg, enlisted in a Bavarian infantry regiment and fought at Ypres before transferring to the air corps as a pilot, enrolled at Munich University and met Hitler at a meeting of a society devoted to the study of Nordic myths

  • Egypt
  • Alexandria

114

[Rudolf Hess:] Born in Egypt, at Alexandria, educated at ______, enlisted in a Bavarian infantry regiment and fought at Ypres before transferring to the air corps as a pilot, enrolled at Munich University and met Hitler at a meeting of a society devoted to the study of Nordic myths

Bad Godesberg

115

[Rudolf Hess:] Born in Egypt, at Alexandria, educated at Bad Godesberg, enlisted in ______ and fought at Ypres before transferring to the air corps as a pilot, enrolled at Munich University and met Hitler at a meeting of a society devoted to the study of Nordic myths

a Bavarian infantry regiment

116

[Rudolf Hess:] Born in Egypt, at Alexandria, educated at Bad Godesberg, enlisted in a Bavarian infantry regiment and fought at ______ before transferring to the air corps as a pilot, enrolled at Munich University and met Hitler at a meeting of a society devoted to the study of Nordic myths

Ypres

117

[Rudolf Hess:] Born in Egypt, at Alexandria, educated at Bad Godesberg, enlisted in a Bavarian infantry regiment and fought at Ypres before ______, enrolled at Munich University and met Hitler at a meeting of a society devoted to the study of Nordic myths

transferring to the air corps as a pilot

118

[Rudolf Hess:] Born in Egypt, at Alexandria, educated at Bad Godesberg, enlisted in a Bavarian infantry regiment and fought at Ypres before transferring to the air corps as a pilot, enrolled at ______ and met Hitler at a meeting of a society devoted to the study of Nordic myths

Munich University

119

[Rudolf Hess:] Born in Egypt, at Alexandria, educated at Bad Godesberg, enlisted in a Bavarian infantry regiment and fought at Ypres before transferring to the air corps as a pilot, enrolled at Munich University and met Hitler at a meeting of ______

a society devoted to the study of Nordic myths

120

[Rudolf Hess:] In ______ he became Hitler's political secretary, participating in the abortive Munich putsch and sharing Hitler's imprisonment at Landsberg, taking down Mein Kampf at his leader's dictation

1920

121

[Rudolf Hess:] In 1920 he became ______, participating in the abortive Munich putsch and sharing Hitler's imprisonment at Landsberg, taking down Mein Kampf​ at his leader's dictation

Hitler's political secretary

122

[Rudolf Hess:] In 1920 he became Hitler's political secretary, participating in ______ and sharing Hitler's imprisonment at Landsberg, taking down Mein Kampf​ at his leader's dictation

the abortive Munich putsch

123

[Rudolf Hess:] In 1920 he became Hitler's political secretary, participating in the abortive Munich putsch and sharing Hitler's ______, taking down Mein Kampf​ at his leader's dictation

imprisonment at Landsberg

124

[Rudolf Hess:] In 1920 he became Hitler's political secretary, participating in the abortive Munich putsch and sharing Hitler's imprisonment at Landsberg, ______

taking down Mein Kampf​ at his leader's dictation

125

[Rudolf Hess:] He remained ______ throughout the 1930s and was nominated deputy party leader (1934) and second in succession (behind Göring) to Hitler as head of state in 1939

a close confidant of Hitler

126

[Rudolf Hess:] He remained a close confidant of Hitler ______ and was nominated deputy party leader (1934) and second in succession (behind Göring) to Hitler as head of state in 1939

throughout the 1930s

127

[Rudolf Hess:] He remained a close confidant of Hitler throughout the 1930s and was nominated ______ and second in succession (behind Göring) to Hitler as head of state in 1939

deputy party leader (1934)

128

[Rudolf Hess:] He remained a close confidant of Hitler throughout the 1930s and was nominated deputy party leader (1934) and ______ to Hitler as head of state in 1939

second in succession (behind Göring)

129

[Rudolf Hess:] He remained a close confidant of Hitler throughout the 1930s and was nominated deputy party leader (1934) and second in succession (behind Göring) to Hitler as ______ in 1939

head of state

130

[Rudolf Hess:] He remained a close confidant of Hitler throughout the 1930s and was nominated deputy party leader (1934) and second in succession (behind Göring) to Hitler as head of state in ______

1939

131

[Rudolf Hess:] On 10 ______, apparently on his own initiative he flew his Messerschmidt 110 from Augsburg to Scotland in the hope of securing a negotiated peace with a British government (which, he stipulated on arrival, should not include Churchill)

May 1941

132

[Rudolf Hess:] On 10 May 1941, apparently ______ he flew his Messerschmidt 110 from Augsburg to Scotland in the hope of securing a negotiated peace with a British government (which, he stipulated on arrival, should not include Churchill)

on his own initiative

133

[Rudolf Hess:] On 10 May 1941, apparently on his own initiative he flew his ______ from Augsburg to Scotland in the hope of securing a negotiated peace with a British government (which, he stipulated on arrival, should not include Churchill)

Messerschmidt 110

134

[Rudolf Hess:] On 10 May 1941, apparently on his own initiative he flew his Messerschmidt 110 from ______ to ______ in the hope of securing a negotiated peace with a British government (which, he stipulated on arrival, should not include Churchill)

  • Augsburg
  • Scotland

135

[Rudolf Hess:] On 10 May 1941, apparently on his own initiative he flew his Messerschmidt 110 from Augsburg to Scotland in the hope of securing ______ (which, he stipulated on arrival, should not include Churchill)

a negotiated peace with a British government

136

[Rudolf Hess:] On 10 May 1941, apparently on his own initiative he flew his Messerschmidt 110 from Augsburg to Scotland in the hope of securing a negotiated peace with a British government (which, he stipulated on arrival, should ______)

not include Churchill

137

[Rudolf Hess:] He was ______ when he was brought to Nuremberg as a major war criminal and sentenced to life imprisonment

interned until 1945

138

[Rudolf Hess:] He was interned until 1945 when he was ______ as a major war criminal and sentenced to life imprisonment

brought to Nuremberg

139

[Rudolf Hess:] He was interned until 1945 when he was brought to Nuremberg as ______ and sentenced to life imprisonment

a major war criminal

140

[Rudolf Hess:] He was interned until 1945 when he was brought to Nuremberg as a major war criminal and ______

sentenced to life imprisonment

141

[Rudolf Hess:] From ______ onwards he remained the sole prisoner in the four-power-controlled Spandau Gaol, Berlin, the Russians consistently refusing proposals from the British, French and Americans that he should be released

1966

142

[Rudolf Hess:] From 1966 onwards he remained the sole prisoner in the four-power-controlled ______, the Russians consistently refusing proposals from the British, French and Americans that he should be released

Spandau Gaol, Berlin

143

[Rudolf Hess:] From 1966 onwards he remained the sole prisoner in the four-power-controlled Spandau Gaol, Berlin, ______ consistently refusing proposals from the British, French and Americans that he should be released

the Russians

144

[Rudolf Hess:] From 1966 onwards he remained the sole prisoner in the four-power-controlled Spandau Gaol, Berlin, the Russians consistently refusing proposals from the British, French and Americans that ______

he should be released

145

[Rudolf Hess:] On 17 August ______ it was announced that Hess had committed suicide in Spandau

1987

146

[Rudolf Hess:] On 17 August 1987 it was announced that Hess had ______

committed suicide in Spandau

147

[Heinrich Himmler:] Born ______

1900

148

[Heinrich Himmler:] German Nazi ______

police chief

149

[Heinrich Himmler:] Born in ______, the son of a Roman Catholic schoolmaster, served in the army in 1918, became a poultry farmer in Bavaria, associating with the Nazis from 1923 onwards

Munich

150

[Heinrich Himmler:] Born in Munich, the son of ______, served in the army in 1918, became a poultry farmer in Bavaria, associating with the Nazis from 1923 onwards

a Roman Catholic schoolmaster

151

[Heinrich Himmler:] Born in Munich, the son of a Roman Catholic schoolmaster, ______, became a poultry farmer in Bavaria, associating with the Nazis from 1923 onwards

served in the army in 1918

152

[Heinrich Himmler:] Born in Munich, the son of a Roman Catholic schoolmaster, served in the army in 1918, became a ______ in Bavaria, associating with the Nazis from 1923 onwards

poultry farmer

153

[Heinrich Himmler:] Born in Munich, the son of a Roman Catholic schoolmaster, served in the army in 1918, became a poultry farmer in ______, associating with the Nazis from 1923 onwards

Bavaria

154

[Heinrich Himmler:] Born in Munich, the son of a Roman Catholic schoolmaster, served in the army in 1918, became a poultry farmer in Bavaria, ______

associating with the Nazis from 1923 onwards

155

[Heinrich Himmler:] ______ in 1929 to build up his personal bodyguard of S.S. (Schutz Staffeln, stormtroopers)

Hitler selected him

156

[Heinrich Himmler:] Hitler selected him in ______ to build up his personal bodyguard of S.S. (Schutz Staffeln, stormtroopers)

1929

157

[Heinrich Himmler:] Hitler selected him in 1929 to build up his ______ of S.S. (Schutz Staffeln, stormtroopers)

personal bodyguard

158

[Heinrich Himmler:] Hitler selected him in 1929 to build up his personal bodyguard of ______

S.S. (Schutz Staffeln, stormtroopers)

159

[Heinrich Himmler:] In April ______ he was given command of the Prussian secret police (Gestapo), becoming commander of the unified political police forces in 1936 and gradually building up his power within Greater Germany until he became Minister of the Interior in 1943

1934

160

[Heinrich Himmler:] In April 1934 he was given command of the ______, becoming commander of the unified political police forces in 1936 and gradually building up his power within Greater Germany until he became Minister of the Interior in 1943

Prussian secret police (Gestapo)

161

[Heinrich Himmler:] In April 1934 he was given command of the Prussian secret police (Gestapo), becoming ______ in 1936 and gradually building up his power within Greater Germany until he became Minister of the Interior in 1943

commander of the unified political police forces

162

[Heinrich Himmler:] In April 1934 he was given command of the Prussian secret police (Gestapo), becoming commander of the unified political police forces in ______ and gradually building up his power within Greater Germany until he became Minister of the Interior in 1943

1936

163

[Heinrich Himmler:] In April 1934 he was given command of the Prussian secret police (Gestapo), becoming commander of the unified political police forces in 1936 and gradually building up his power within Greater Germany until he became ______ in ______

  • Minister of the Interior
  • 1943

164

[Heinrich Himmler:] Although ______, he was responsible for ordering systematic genocide in the concentration camps

personally shocked by the sight of executions

165

[Heinrich Himmler:] Although personally shocked by the sight of executions, he was ______

responsible for ordering systematic genocide in the concentration camps

166

[Heinrich Himmler:] He was ______ by British troops on 25 May 1945, committing suicide two days later

arrested in hiding

167

[Heinrich Himmler:] He was arrested in hiding by ______ on 25 May 1945, committing suicide two days later

British troops

168

[Heinrich Himmler:] He was arrested in hiding by British troops on 25 ______, committing suicide two days later

May 1945

169

[Heinrich Himmler:] He was arrested in hiding by British troops on 25 May 1945, ______ two days later

committing suicide