Adolf Hitler

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Hitler the star of Turkish shampoo advert

By Jennifer Lipman, March 23, 2012

Cosmetics advertisers have gone to great lengths over the years to attract consumers. Now a Turkish shampoo company has decided to engage the help of the Nazi leader to convince people its brand is best.

Biomen's advert, which features archive footage of Hitler, is on air in Turkey at present.


Mein Kampf publisher fighting book ban

By Jonathan Kalmus, March 13, 2012

A British publisher, who wants to sell 100,000 copies of critical passages from Hitler's Mein Kampf on newsstands all over Germany, has vowed to fight a Munich court ban.


Auction offers chance to serve tea on Hitler's silver tray

By Jennifer Lipman, February 22, 2012

Hosts aiming to make an impression on their afternoon guests could soon be serving tea on a tray that once belonged to Hitler.

The silver tray, given to the Nazi leader in honour of his 50th birthday in April 1939 – just a few months before the outbreak of war - goes up for auction next week.


The Jew who created Hitler's people's car

By Jessica Elgot, December 1, 2011

Everyone thinks they know the story of the Volkswagen Beetle. Created by Ferdinand Porsche, under the guidance of Adolf Hitler, the Beetle is not only the most popular car of all time, it was the most successful project of the Nazis.