The concluding episode in this three-part series reveals how Hitler tried to maintain his charismatic appeal in his final years. In the 1930s, Adolf Hitler made ambitious boasts about what lay ahead for the German nation, and in the beginning, the war went well for Germany. Hitler led the German army into a series of stunning victories, but as the war progressed, the successes stopped coming. Faith in Hitler's charismatic appeal, once so strong, became fractured, and yet Hitler still managed to cling to power until the Red Army were just yards away from his bunker in Berlin.
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