The First World War and Its Legacy
Lecture no. 2 from the course: A History of Hitler's Empire, 2nd Edition
Taught by Professor Thomas Childers | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
After suffering terrible losses and hearing constantly from their rulers that they would win, Germans—and none more so than a wounded Austrian-born volunteer soldier named Adolf Hitler—were shocked by the Armistice of 1918 and the harsh Versailles Treaty that followed.