- in WW1 he draws illustrations for the "Trench-News", and works on scenery, postcards, portraits and religious motifs.

- after the war he decides to become a politician.
- in a speech he gave he said,
"if the WW1 would not have come, I would probably be one of the best architects in Germany."
Fest, Joachim C.: Hitler, A Biography, Propylaen, Germany, 1973, p.723

- working with the architect, Troost, Hitler designed and built all the important Party buildings, along with things like furniture for his flat, and the gallery "Haus der Kunst".
Price, Billy F.: Adolf Hitler as Painter and Drawer, Gallant, Switzerland, 1983, p.9