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William L Shirer was born February 23 1903 in Chicago Illinois He went to Europe after graduating from Coe College in 1925 He stayed for nearly two decades Working for the Chicago Tribune he covered Lindbergh s landing in Paris in 1927 the 1928 Winter Olympics in St Moritz and League of Nations meetings in Geneva Then he spent two years in India covering Mahatma Ghandi before returning to Europe in 1932 He arrived in Berlin in 1934 as Chief of Universal News Services Berlin Office reporting first-hand the Hitler taking over of Germany He began broadcasting from Berlin in 1937 for the American CBS network His reports covered the Anschluss with Austria in March 1938 the Munich Crisis over Czechoslovakia in September that year and Hitlers road to war in Poland in 1939 In 1940 he went into France with the German Sixth Army entering Paris with the victorious Germans in June and covering the French surrender at Compiegne Shirer left Germany in December 1940 returning as a war correspondent to England in 1943 France in 1944 and Germany in 1945 He was at the founding of the United Nations in San Francisco and the Nuremberg trials in 1946 His most remembered work was on Hitlers Germany - The Rise and Fall of the Adolf Hitler published in 1961 He died in December 1993 at aged 89 At six thirty on April 20th 1889 a child was born in the little town of Branau Austria The childs name was Adolf Hitler He was the son a Customs official Alois Hitler and his third wife Klara He was a pretty good student getting pretty good grades but one of the teachers in his high school classified young Hitler as notorious cantankerous willful arrogant and irascible He has an obvious difficulty in fitting in at school He dropped out of school at the age of 16 From childhood one it was his dream to
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