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Use this tag for questions about Adolf Hitler, leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945.

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Did Hitler use a verse from the Quran in one of his speeches?

In this book ( سلسلة قادة الحرب - كتاب أدولف هتلر.. الطبعة الاولى - بيروت - صفحة 38 - ترجمة كمال عبدالله. ), the author claims that Hitler quoted a verse from the Quran. Is there any evidence of this? ...
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Did New York Times post this Hitler apology stating Jews baited the Nazis by trying to fight back on June 15, 1934?

Post from Revolution News reads, "By hating Hitler and trying to fight back, Jews are only increasing the severity of his policies against them. "If Jews throughout the world try to instill ...
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Is this graphic depicting Trump and Hitler accurate?

This graphic has been spreading around social media the last few weeks; its sentiment echoed in USA Today among other places. Snopes has weighed in, but I find the article unsatisfying. It calls the ...
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Did Hitler say “Thank God I've always avoided persecuting my enemies”?

I found an old book called The Bad Guys' Quote Book (by Robert Singer) in a secondhand bookstore. On the cover there is a quote from Adolph Hitler, which I have also found in other paraphrases: "...
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Did Hitler ban round goldfish bowls because he thought they were cruel?

In the MythBuster's episode Sinking Titantic they carried out an experiment on goldfish memory. As part of this they interviewed an expert who stated that Hitler banned round goldfish bowls because he ...
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Did Hitler ever make this quote?

Found this one floating around going viral. Has the moment that Richard Spencer was punched in the face, followed by this quote. "Only one thing could have stopped our movement - if our adversaries ...
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Was Hitler a necrophiliac? [closed]

In "The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness", Fromm claims Hitler was "a clinical case of necrophilia" in Chapter 13. Is Fromme justified in this? Is this a redefinition of the term Necrophilia? Is ...
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Was Hitler the father of Obama? [closed]

In this video they claim that Obama's farther was Adolf Hitler. Is this really true? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XesDygYTmWo If he went to Kenya why did he not move to Tanzania which was an old ...
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Did Hitler support zionism?

According to Ken Livingstone (UK Labour politician, former Mayor of London), Hitler supported Zionism: Evening Standard: Mr Livingstone told BBC Radio London he had never heard anyone in the party ...
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Is the skull fragment, said to be Hitler's, from a young woman?

Wikipedia tells the story of some alleged fragments of Hitler's skull that were tested in 2009: In May 1946, SMERSH agents recovered from the crater where Hitler was buried two burned skull ...
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Is Hitler's book “Mein Kampf” a bestseller in Muslim countries?

This article from the Telegraph makes the claim that Adolf Hitler's infamous manifesto, Mein Kampf is a bestseller in the Palestinian territories: AN Arabic translation of Hitler's Mein Kampf which ...
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Are “Hitler” brand ice cream cones sold in India?

A number of recent articles (Daily Mail, Fox News, Hindustan Times) describe ice cream cones being sold in India which are labelled as "Hitler" distinctly on their boxes. If you think the Nazi ...
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What church prayed for Hitlers survival and well-being? [closed]

In the famous debate (to me at least) between Christopher Hitchens vs. Dr. William Lane Craig, Biola University April 4, 2009, Biola University Mr. Hitchens claims the following. In Nazi Germany, ...
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Did Hitler say “Who speaks today of the extermination of the Armenians?”

This article claims that just a week before the September 1, 1939 invasion of Poland, Hitler asked: Who speaks today of the extermination of the Armenians? Did Hitler say this quote or something ...
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Did Adolf Hitler's family make a pact to ensure the line died out?

Today on facebook I saw a claim under the heading of "11 mind blowing facts from history". The very first one states: Adolf Hitler's remaining relatives made a pact to never have children, so ...
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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" web-...
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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 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 the ...
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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 this ...
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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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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 have ...
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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 ...