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Did Hitler say “We'll work a hundred years without physics and chemistry”?

Hitler is reported to have been told by Carl Bosch in 1933 that if Jewish scientists were forced to leave Germany, physics and chemistry would be set back 100 years. He's reported (in the comments ...
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Did Hitler say: “I would have killed all the Jews of the world, but I kept some to show the world why I killed them”?

Did Hitler ever say : "I would have killed all the Jews of the world, but I kept some to show the world why I killed them"? This one and similar in meaning can be seen on many websites.
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Was Hitler a vegetarian?

It is commonly believed that Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian. Sometimes that is used as some sort of argument-by-association that vegetarianism is a bad idea: For example, "Vegetarians Are Evil" ...
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Did Adolf Hitler offer to make Dhyan Chand a Field Marshal in the German army?

There is a popular story about Indian field hockey legend, Dhyan Chand, and his encounter with Adolf Hitler at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Here is one randomly selected version of it: Nazi dictator ...
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Was George Bernard Shaw a Nazi/Hitler sympathizer?

EDIT: This question was unclear before, I have tried to clarify it. This is on the first page of Google results for the query "George Bernard Shaw": George Bernard Shaw Defends Hitler, Mass Murder. ...
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Was everything Hitler did in Germany legal?

"Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal." -- Martin Luther King, Jr. Is Martin Luther King right? Was Hitler "clean" (cannot be charged under the then-law) in the eyes of ...
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In Pre-WWII peacetime Germany, were there about 18,000-20,000 suicides per year?

In a discourse to his staff in 1943, Hitler made this claim: In peacetime Germany, about 18,000 or 20,000 people a year chose to commit suicide, [...] Source Was this true? I'm skeptical of ...
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Was there a sex hormone plan to feminise Hitler?

Source: The Telegraph Agents planned to smuggle doses of oestrogen into his food to make him less aggressive and more like his docile younger sister Paula, who worked as a secretary. Spies ...
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Did Hitler borrow his mustache from Chaplin?

The Wikipedia article on the toothbrush mustache quotes the journalist and historian Ron Rosenbaum about the speculation that Hitler modeled his mustache on Charlie Chaplin: Adolf Hitler was a fan ...
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Was it common among soldiers to put boot blacking on other soldiers' private parts during WW I?

The claim is hidden in a long article about some other ... uhm delicate ... myths surrounding Hitler here: according to a former comrade of Hitler's from the trenches, Hans Mend, his comrades ...
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Did Hitler only have one testicle?

It has been suggested many times that Adolf Hitler suffered from monorchism - i.e. he had only one testicle. Amusingly, people always seem to remember that it was (supposedly) his left testicle that ...
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Were there ever any photos/pictures of Hitler's bunker published by Allied armies? [closed]

I was reading this website article which describes how a Life photographer had captured (photo numbers 2-6) the insides of F├╝hrerbunker and the place where Adolf Hitler and his wife Eva Braun killed ...
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Are Adolf Hitler's DNA samples available?

A recent report published by LePoint claims that a Frenchman named Jean-Marie Loret is Hitler's son. The evidence in favor of this claim cited by the Huffington Post includes: Hitler and Loret ...
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Did Hitler survive until 1962?

I noticed this book, "Grey Wolf: The Escape Of Adolf Hitler", mentioned (without real criticism) in a major Icelandic newspaper. According to the article, the book claims Hitler did not kill himself, ...
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Was Hitler Jewish?

What evidence is there to show conclusively that Hitler was or was not Jewish or had Jewish ancestry even if he was not a practicing Jew?
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Were Hitler and the Nazis obsessed with the occult?

The claim that Hitler and the Nazis were obsessed with the occult is embedded in our pop culture now, and often repeated in documentaries as if it is an established fact. (At least in the kinds of ...
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Did Hitler design the VW Beetle?

It if often cited that Adolf Hitler designed the VW Beetle. Is there any truth to this myth, did he perhaps commission it? It seems strange that a car supposedly designed in the 30s could have been ...