Shirer wrote in the Rise and Fall of Third Reich<quoted text>
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich an excellent work by William L Shirer.
Shirer wrote "Berlin Diary"while living in Germany under Hitler.
Shirer was the first of "Murrow's Boys," broadcast journalists who provided news coverage during World War II and afterward.
"To the majority of Germans Hitler had-or would shortly assume-the aura of of a truly charismatic leader."
p 197 Kindle version
If you had read this book, you would not have been arguing with Carol when she made the comment that he was very popular.
I knew from the start that you failed to have any background in the history of Hitler as this error was so glaring.