His views were more or less formed during three periods:
His years as a poverty-stricken young man in Vienna and Munich prior to World War I, during which he turned to nationalist-oriented political pamphlets and anti-semitic newspapers out of distrust for mainstream newspapers and political parties.
The closing months of World War I when Germany lost the war; Hitler is said to have developed his extreme nationalism during this time, desiring to "save" Germany from both external and internal "enemies" who, in his view, betrayed it.
The 1920s, during which his early political career began and he wrote Mein Kampf.
V-Mann for the army
After the war, Hitler stayed in the army, which was mainly engaged in suppressing socialist uprisings across Germany, including in Munich, where Hitler returned in 1919. He took part in "national thinking" courses organized by the Education and Propaganda Department (Dept Ib/P) of the BavarianReichswehr, Headquarters 4 under Captain Ulrich Mayr, which helped... Read More