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Did Hitler say this quote about education?

It is entirely possible that Hitler said something of the sort, although it is rather a stretch to say it is about homeschooling. The law making school attendance compulsory was actually passed in ...
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Did Albert Einstein say he admired the Catholic Church for standing up to Hitler?

Albert Einstein According to Skeptic, Albert Einstein has already answered this himself, and apparently he said: "he had casually mentioned to some journalist that hardly any German intellectuals ...
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Did Hitler say this quote about education?

True. There are two claims to address: Is the quote real? Does it apply to home-schooling? Hitler did say that. It does also apply to home-schooling. It was the general principle of national-...
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Did Hitler use a verse from the Quran in one of his speeches?

The original Arabic seems to be from Surah 54,1 Al-Qamar: The Hour has come near, and the moon has split [in two]. __Translation into English from Quran.com What that sentence alone might mean ...
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Did Hitler support zionism?

Wiktionary support, verb: To back a cause, party, etc., mentally or with concrete aid. To help, particularly financially. Although there is evidence that Hitler agreed to (perhaps initiated) a ...
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Did Hitler say that "private enterprise cannot be maintained in a democracy"?

I'm not sure what the German original says, but the English version in the Nuremberg files (vol VII, p. 558) has it as: REPORT OF SPEECHES BY HITLER AND GOERING TO GERMAN INDUSTRIALISTS ON 20 ...
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Did Hitler ever make this quote?

It is a loose translation of something that he said according to a researcher. In Die Reden Hitlers am Reichsparteitag 1933, a compilation of speeches given by Hitler, he said this. Eine einzige ...
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Did Hitler say "Thank God I've always avoided persecuting my enemies"?

It is possible. But we do not know for sure. We cannot know for sure. The only source is not trustworthy and not reliable. The book located so far – "Hitler's Table Talk", in all its incarnations – ...
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Did Albert Einstein say he admired the Catholic Church for standing up to Hitler?

The statement was published well before being partially reprinted by Time in 1940. It was first published in 1934, for example in the La Crosse Tribune. The exact wording is by Rev. Dr. S. Parkes ...
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Was Hitler a vegetarian?

TL;DR: It's complicated... Evidence shows that Hitler genuinely tried to become vegetarian in the early 30s, with some failings at times due to occasional consumption of ham, liver dumplings or some ...
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Was the Nazi Hakenkreuz logo based on the Indic swastika?

tl;dr: The words "Hakenkreuz" and "swastika" describe one and the same symbol, one time in Sanskrit and English, one time in German. Some believe that this 'is' an ancient Germanic ...
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Did Hitler say "We'll work a hundred years without physics and chemistry"?

There is such a quote floating around. But it is of some dubious quality, only written down long after the fact, by people not involved in the actual conversation. The saying is dated to 1933, said by ...
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Did Hitler say that "private enterprise cannot be maintained in a democracy"?

Following @xyldke's comment on Fizz's answer, the German original says Privatwirtschaft im Zeitalter der Demokratie ist nicht aufrechtzuerhalten; sie ist nur denkbar, wenn das Volk eine tragende Idee ...
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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"?

There is no evidence that Adolf Hitler ever spoke the quoted text. Furthermore, there is evidence that "I kept some (alive)" would have been against Hitler's beliefs and plans. The ...
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Was the Nazi Hakenkreuz logo based on the Indic swastika?

You don't need to know Hitler's inner motives. They were quite out there. To be more precise, the motives to use swastikas were out there for Coca-Cola, Boy Scouts and California fruit producers. The ...
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Is this quote by Adolf Hitler?

It feels a bit lame to post this, but since this is getting upvotes/interest... According to the Snopes article linked by Daniel in a comment: this quotation appears to have been virtually non-...
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Did Hitler say: “My mother was an ordinary woman, but she gave Germany a great son”?

Sort of, and "perhaps". There is a saying that is attributed to him, similar to the one used in the movie, but coming from a poisoned well of unreliability. There seems to be no reliable ...
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Is this graphic depicting Trump and Hitler accurate?

Here is the actual quote by Donald Trump, in context, as per the White House transcript, linked from the Snopes article: SHERIFF MIMS: Thank you. There could be an MS-13 member I know about — ...
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Was Hitler the father of Obama?

No. Adolf Hitler died on 30 April 1945. Barack Obama was born on 4 August 1961. Death of Hitler: 30 April 2005 marked the sixtieth anniversary of the suicide of Adolf Hitler in his bunker below ...
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Did Hitler say this quote about education?

Yup! He did mention it. Take a look at this book : When a Nation Forgets God: 7 Lessons We Must Learn from Nazi Germany . There's this story about a German homeschooling family that was accosted by ...
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Did Adolf Hitler offer to make Dhyan Chand a Field Marshal in the German army?

It is a tenet of Indian sporting folklore that Hitler personally met Dhyan Chand and offered him an officer’s commission in the Wehrmacht if he would play for Germany. This story is almost certainly ...
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