Category: Adolf Hitler

Hitler was arrested for High Treason in 1924, of which the…

Hitler was arrested for High Treason in 1924, of which the punishment is usually execution. The judge granted him clemency however, believing Hitler had good intentions.

Adolf Hitler was the first European leader to ban human zoos, a…

Adolf Hitler was the first European leader to ban human zoos, a popular attraction in Europe where exotic people were paid to be on exhibit for onlookers with recreated habitats and shows. Belgium was the last to ban them in 1958.

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Adolf Hitler was labeled “Teppichfresser,” or “Carpet-Eater,”…

Adolf Hitler was labeled “Teppichfresser,” or “Carpet-Eater,” behind his back by party leaders because on more than one occasion he had nervous breakdowns over Czechoslovakia, hurling himself to the floor and chewing the edge of the carpet — hence the name “Carpet-Eater.”

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Günther Quandt, the founder of BMW, was a member of the Nazi…

Günther Quandt, the founder of BMW, was a member of the Nazi party and supplied the Nazi regime with ammunition. Hitler gave him the title of “Wehrwirtschaftsführer” or “Leader in the War Economy.”

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Hitler used an arson attack on the German parliament to justify…

Hitler used an arson attack on the German parliament to justify taking away most civil liberties in Germany, including habeas corpus, freedom of expression, freedom of the press, the right of free association, public assembly and the secrecy of the post and telephone.

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Hitler was a chronic tax evader, and was even fined by his own…

Hitler was a chronic tax evader, and was even fined by his own government over it in 1934. He then got the tax department to declare him exempt from taxation.

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When the D-Day forces landed, Hitler was asleep. None of his…

When the D-Day forces landed, Hitler was asleep. None of his generals dared to send re-enforcements without his permission, and no-one dared to wake him.

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