Adolf Hitler assumed power in Germany and he ended German democracy and
severely restricted basic rights, such as freedom of speech, press, and
assembly. He established a brutal dictatorship through a reign of terror.
Twelve years and three months
later, with Germany lying in ruins after six devastating years of war, and
with defeat imminent, the Nazi dictator decided to take his own life.
His Nazi Regime led to the annihilation of more than six million Jews in
Europe. The Third Reich would survive him for one week - the nightmare he
had unleashed was over ...