Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler ‘comedy’ is bestseller

By Toby Axelrod, January 17, 2013

Imagine that Hitler wakes up in modern-day, flourishing, multi-cultural Berlin. This is the premise of the debut novel He’s Back (Er ist wieder da), by German journalist Timur Vermes. And although the reviews are less than positive, the book has become a bestseller.

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Jewish survivor writes memoir on being Hitler’s neighbour

By Sandy Rashty, January 3, 2013

A Second World War survivor has written a memoir about his notorious former neighbour – Adolf Hitler.

Munich-born Edgar Feuchtwanger, who has co-written “My Neighbour Hitler: memories of a Jewish child” with French journalist Bertil Scali, recalls his childhood under Nazi rule – from meeting the dictator face-to-face to experiencing antisemitic persecution.

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Respect activist: was Hitler the bad guy?

By Jennifer Lipman, October 25, 2012

MP George Galloway has emphasised that his Respect Party “abhors and campaigns against racism” after being alerted to comments by a party officer questioning whether Adolf Hitler was “the bad guy”.

Naz Kahn, who last week was being praised on Facebook for her selection as a new woman’s officer for Respect, made the comments on the same site on September 30.

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When Hitler was my neighbour

By Edgar Feuchtwanger, September 6, 2012

As a child, I lived across the road from Adolf Hitler. I was born in Munich in 1924, my family a well-known Jewish clan. My uncle, Lion Feuchtwanger, was the author of Jew Süss, a bestseller published in 1925. In 1930, he published Erfolg, a view of Munich when the Nazis first made their appearance.

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Hitler store in India asked to change name

By Anna Sheinman, August 28, 2012

Members of the Jewish community in Ahmedebad in the west of India have asked the owner of a shop called Hitler to change its name.

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Hitler t-shirts outrage anti-fascist groups

By Sandy Rashty, August 22, 2012

A family-owned company in Birmingham has apologised and stopped selling t-shirts showing Hitler as a rock star on tour after complaints by local councillors.

Elaine Williams, Labour councillor for Harborne, complained both to the shop and Birmingham City Council. She said: “The t-shirts are in very bad taste.

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Adolf Hitler in Blackpool golf course art show

By Anna Sheinman, August 14, 2012

Adolf Hitler is one of the controversial features of a new art show in Blackpool. The image of the Nazi leader, unveiled on Saturday, acts as part of a notional crazy golf course – when a player hits a shot on target, the figure says "No! No! No!" and raises its arm in a Nazi salute.

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Baby with Hitler moustache used in advert

By Jennifer Lipman, July 13, 2012

Given the popularity of cats that look like Hitler and houses that appear to be sporting the Fuhrer's moustache, it was only a matter of time before entertainers appropriated the image for their own use.

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Hitler didn't stop. Why will Sudan be a different story?

By Olivia Warham, May 17, 2012

Churchill described appeasement as feeding a crocodile, hoping it chooses to eat you last. If humans learned anything from the 20th century, it should have been that if you keep averting your eyes to genocide elsewhere, eventually you will have to fight to save your own neighbourhood, and you will do so at enormous cost.

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Chinese media compares Dalai Lama to Hitler

By Michaela Walters, March 29, 2012

The Simon Wiesenthal Centre in Los Angeles has hit out at recent comments posted online by two of China's state-run media outlets which equated Noble Prize-winner the Dalai Lama with Hitler.

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