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Braunau am Inn
Braunau am Inn is a small town Upper Austria
region. It is most famous as a birth place of one of evilest men in
human history Adolf Hitler. Braunau am Inn was found in the early
medieval period. It grew due to large deposits of salt in the area
as well as trade ships that made their way via River Inn, a highway
of the time.
Braunau am Inn or Braunau on Inn is a large Austrian
town that stands on the banks of the Inn River and its confluence
with the Salzach. It stands on a historic border of Austria and a
state of Bavaria (today part of Germany). Early records indicate
that it was probably found around the Abbey of Ranshofen that was
first mentioned in 788. Braunau am Inn was first mentioned in 1120
deed, however in the 13th century it became an important fortified
town with large salt mine technology that was thriving and giving
its residents work.
Hitler's Birth Place
Hitler's Birth Place or Geburthaus as it is locally
known is a home where Adolf Hitler, future Nazi leader of the Third
Reich (1933- 45), was born on April 20, 1889. Hitler family spent
only few first few years of his life here before moving to Linz. It
is easily recognized by a large bouldee that stands outside. It was
brought here from a quarry at the
Mauthausen Concentration Camp and bear an inscription in German:
"For peace, freedom/ and democracy/ never again fascism/ millions of
dead admonish" (Fur Frieden, Freiheit und Demokratie, nie wieder
Faschismus, Millionen Tote mahnen).