Joseph Stalin Operation Overlord Analysis

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Bertrand Russell once stated, ”The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.” The era of World War 2 proves this quote to be correct. Joseph Stalin was the foolish dictator of the Soviet Union, Adolf Hitler was a fanatic responsible for the Holocaust, and Dwight Eisenhower was a wise US General that planned Operation Overlord. These three leaders show why the quote is accurate. Joseph Stalin ruled the Soviet Union as a foolish dictator. He was responsible for roughly 13 million deaths under his ruthless regime. Stalin would arrest anyone that he believed would oppose him on counterfeit charges. All arrested Soviets were then dispatched to labor camps or executed. Stalin purged and executed many Russian military leaders and anyone with higher education leaving him as one of the only great minds in the Soviet Union. As World War 2 was looming in 1939, Stalin arranged a non-aggression pact with infamous dictator, Adolf Hitler of the German Nazi Party, in attempt to prevent Hitler from attacking Russia. He denied the opinions of his…show more content…
Hitler believed, like many other anti-Semites at the time, that the Jewish people were responsible for Germany’s defeat in World War 1. He wanted to “purify” the German race by eliminating all Jews, homosexuals, Gypsies, and other groups. Hitler became chancellor of Germany in 1933 and “Fuhrer”, supreme leader, in 1934. He started arresting and sending Jews to concentration camps, where men, women, and even children were murdered. Hitler tried to conquer Europe, and when the Nazis invaded Poland, World War 2 began. After 6 million people were killed by Hitler and Nazis, Germany was finally defeated, thus ending the war and Holocaust, and Hitler committed suicide all in 1945. Adolf Hitler had horrible, fanatic views on Jews and thought he knew what was
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