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Furor Over Der Fuhrer

The first draft of "Hitler: The Early Years" evokes sympathy, but in the end shows the leader's true colors.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/furor_over_der_fhrer_20020816

"Attempts to find in the youngster 'the warped person within the murderous dictator' have proved unpersuasive. If we exclude our knowledge of what was to come, his family circumstances invoke, for the most part, sympathy for the child exposed to them." -- Ian Kershaw, "Hitler: l889-l936 Hubris."

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