By Louise Krasniewicz
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49 Karl, himself, frequently supplied that prodding, provoking Arnold to train harder, sometimes by initiating contests to see who could do the greatest number of lifts that day. Everything Arnold was doing in those days was designed to make him grow larger. This would become perhaps the single-most important theme of his life. In his early days at the gym, he developed a vision of his idealized body: “I wanted to be a big guy … I dreamed of big deltoids, big pecs, big thighs, big calves; I wanted every muscle to explode and be huge.
Already torn by war and sagging in spirit, Austrian forces offered virtually no resistance. In April 1938, a referendum was held that seemed to support the Anschluss or annexation. Austria was incorporated into Hitler’s Third Reich. During World War II, Austria was part of the Nazi war machine. After the war, it suffered the same fate as Germany, divided into four zones by the victorious Allied powers (Russia, France, Britain, and the United States). In 1955, independence was restored subject to a pledge of eternal neutrality.
America seemed to offer a new beginning for these earliest settlers as much as it did for Arnold Schwarzenegger: the possibility of owning land, of working in new and interesting ways, of forgetting the oppressions of the past, of learning a new language and taking on a new identity. Many more and different immigrants came to American after the first settlements by mostly religious groups in the seventeenth century. By the middle of the eighteenth century, the many inhabitants of the thirteen British colonies saw that although they seemed to have developed religious freedoms in these new lands, their economic interests were not being served by the leaders in Great Britain, who were extracting revenues from the colonies to pay for debts in Europe.