Although many may think it has been written by Hitler, Mein Kampf is not a book in the usual sense. Hitler never actually sat down and poked at a typewriter or wrote longhand, but instead he dictated it to Rudolph Mess while pacing around his prison cell in 1923-24 and later at an inn at Berchtesgaden. I feel reading Mein Kampf would be like listening to Hitler speak at length about his youth, early days in the Nazi Party, future plans for Germany, and ideas on politics and race.

The original title Hitler chose for the book was Four and a Half Years of Struggle gainst Lies, Stupidity and Cowardice. However, his Nazi publisher knew better and shortened it to Mein Kampf, simply My Struggle, or My Battle, which basically outlines his power struggle to be on top. Hitlers main purpose in writing the book was to divide humans into categories depending on physical appearance, establishing higher and lower orders, or types of humans, which he did accomplish for awhile.

At the top, according to Hitler, is the Germanic man with his fair skin, blond hair and blue eyes. Hitler refers to this type of person as Aryan. He asserts the Aryan as the supreme form of humans, or mater race. I also believe that he wanted people to believe that his thoughts would create a better world for everyone. I think, if following Hitlers thoughts, if there is a supreme form of human, then there must be others less than supreme, or racially inferior. Which is why Hitler assigns this position to Jews and the Slavic people, notably the Czechs, Poles, and Russians.

I feel Hitlers main ideas are organized chronologically and he has a very strong style of writing showing bias. He thinks the Jews are engaged in a conspiracy to keep this master race from assuming its rightful position as rulers of the world, by tainting its racial and cultural purity and even inventing forms of government in which the Aryans comes to believe in equality and facts to recognize his racial superiority. I think Hitler feels that the struggle for world domination is an ongoing racial, cultural, and political battle between Aryans and Jews.

He outlines his thoughts in detail, accusing the Jews of conducting an international conspiracy to ontrol world finances, controlling the press, inventing liberal democracy as well as Marxism, promoting prostitution, and using culture to control humanity. Hitlers ideas are very immoral, but were seen as very strong. I think Hitler was a very strong and powerful man in how he made others believe that Jews are parasites, liars, dirty, crafty, sly, witty, clever, without any true culture, eternal blood suckers and so on.

Hitler, I feel, also provided a strong explanation for the military conquest he attempted. Hitler states that since the Aryans are the master race, they are entitled simply by that fact to acquired more land for themselves. This living space must be acquired by force, Hitler says, and includes the land to the east of Germany, mainly Russia. That land would be used to cultivate food and to provide room for the expanding Aryan population at the expense of the Slavic peoples, who were to be removed, eliminated, or enslaved.

However, Hitler shows a weakness in his ideas, by deciding he must defeat France to venge the German defeat of World War I and to secure the Western border. Hitler very bitterly recalls the end of the war saying the German army was denied the chance for victory on the battlefield by political treachery. Mein Kampf was first released in 1925 and sold very poorly. Although, in time Hitler made millions from the book he later expressed regrets that he produced Mein Kampf, considering the extent of his revelations. However, people wouldnt be able to see into Hitlers twisted mind and see how he thought he was almighty.

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