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Hitler's Psychological Profile

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Hitler's Psychological Profile

Hitler's Psychological Profile

Hitler's Psychological Profile

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In the middle of World War II, the U.S. government worked up a psychological profile of Adolf Hitler. The results of that 1943 study were recently discovered in a collection at Cornell University. The document says the German dictator held grudges, couldn't take criticism, craved attention and had a tendency to bully. The profile also predicted that if Germany lost the war, Hitler might kill himself — which he did, 60 years ago this spring.