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Hitler's Birthplace Gets Some Unwelcome Visitors

On late Nazi dictator's birthday, 4 Germans showed up to lay roses, salute him

(Newser) - The house in Austria where Adolf Hitler was born is being turned into a police station to prevent admirers of the late Nazi dictator from gathering there. But that didn't stop four young Germans from showing up Saturday to the building in Braunau am Inn, on the occasion of...

Secret WWII 'Ghost Army' Finally Getting Its Due

US outfit that tricked Hitler will receive Congress' highest honor this week

(Newser) - A once-secret Army unit tasked with the unusual mission of tricking Adolf Hitler about the size of enemy troops will receive Congress' highest honor this week. The "Ghost Army"—more formally known as the Army's 23rd Headquarters Special Troops—will receive the Congressional Gold Medal on Thursday,...

Internet's Hitler 'Law' Creator Weighs In on Trump-Biden

Mike Godwin suggests Trump knows exactly what he's doing with migrant rhetoric

(Newser) - Donald Trump over the weekend escalated his attacks on migrants trying to cross the border, asserting that they were "poisoning the blood of our country," reports the AP . That prompted a rebuke from the campaign of President Biden, with a spokesman saying that Trump "parroted Adolf Hitler,...

Clinton Brings Up 'Duly Elected' Hitler in Remarks on Trump

'I think it would be the end of our country as we know it' if he wins in 2024, she says

(Newser) - Seven years to the day after she lost to Donald Trump in the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton appeared on the View and warned that it would be a disaster for America if he wins again in 2024. "I think it would be the end of our country as we...

Hitler Image on Scoreboard Prompts Apology by MSU

University blames outside content provider for quiz image

(Newser) - Michigan State showed Adolf Hitler's image as part of a pregame quiz on videoboards before playing No. 2 Michigan on Saturday night, and later apologized for the content provided by an outside source. Hitler and Austria, his birthplace, flashed on the videoboards long enough for some on social media...

Fan Booted From US Open After Yelling Something 'Unbelievable'
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Fan Booted From US Open After Yelling Something 'Unbelievable'

'He just said the most famous Hitler phrase there is,' complained German player Alexander Zverev

(Newser) - The US Open was temporarily marred by a fan incident that ended up getting said fan thrown out of the annual tennis championships in Queens, New York. Yahoo Sports reports that Germany's Alexander Zverev was well on his way to beating Italy's Jannik Sinker on Monday evening, but...

Moms for Liberty Newsletter Quotes Adolf Hitler

Right-wing group later apologizes

(Newser) - An Indiana chapter of the controversial Moms for Liberty group has apologized after quoting Adolf Hitler in its newsletter. The Hamilton County chapter of the nonprofit, which says it advocates for parental rights but has been branded as an extremist group by an anti-hate watchdog organization, put out an issue...

Hitler Speech Broadcast on Austria Train

2 suspects allegedly had key to intercom system

(Newser) - Two men in Austria were arrested after excerpts of speeches from history's least popular Austrian were played over a train's loudspeaker system. Passengers say they were shocked to hear around 30 seconds of an Adolf Hitler speech on the intercity train from Bregenz to Vienna, along with the...

Hitler Admirer Receives 4 Years in Capitol Attack

Hatchet Speed said Jewish people control President Biden

(Newser) - A former Navy reservist who told an undercover FBI agent about his admiration for Adolf Hitler and discussed a plan to "wipe out" the nation's Jewish population was sentenced on Monday to four years in prison for storming the US Capitol. US District Judge Trevor McFadden ordered Virginia...

Screenshots Live Forever, as Santos Is Now Finding Out unearths old social media posts, comments, including one that jokes about Hitler

(Newser) - George Santos has identified as a "Latino Jew," "clearly Catholic," and, famously, "Jew-ish," but whatever he actually is wouldn't excuse what the Anti-Defamation League is calling "deeply offensive" social media remarks he apparently made that have recently been unearthed. Former friends and...

Ye Just Keeps on Talking About Hitler

'Jewish people, forgive Hitler,' rapper says in interview with Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes

(Newser) - Kanye West's "unhinged" tour continues. After bringing white supremacist Nick Fuentes to meet with former President= Trump , followed by an appearance on conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' show in which West proclaimed "I like Hitler" and "I love Nazis," the 45-year-old rapper showed up in an...

Children's Museum Worker Fired for Halloween Costume

Man who wandered downtown Madison, Wis., in Hitler outfit is said to have cognitive disabilities

(Newser) - A Wisconsin man has lost his job at the Madison Children's Museum over his choice of Halloween costume. Per a Monday statement from the museum, the unidentified employee was spotted Saturday night wandering around the city's downtown "dressed and otherwise [portraying] himself as Hitler."

Criticism Surrounds Sale of Hitler's Watch

An anonymous bidder paid $1.1M for it on Thursday

(Newser) - It turns out there were two controversial auctions won by anonymous bidders on Thursday. The BBC reports that a watch thought to have belonged to Adolf Hitler has sold for $1.1 million, below its $2 million to $4 million estimate. Alexander Historical Auctions in Maryland described the gold Andreas...

Hitler Feared Getting Sick, per Newly Revealed Letters

'If there is something bad, I absolutely have to know,' Nazi dictator said to doctor

(Newser) - Screaming at Nazi rallies apparently does a number on your voice, and it seems to have spurred Adolf Hitler to see an ear, throat, and nose specialist for at least a decade. Now, details on letters written by that doctor about the World War II-era dictator have been released. Per...

Lavrov's Remarks on Zelensky, Hitler Draw Outrage From Israel
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Israel: Putin Apologized Over Hitler Comment

Russia's foreign minister said Hitler had 'Jewish blood'

(Newser) - Update: Israel says Vladimir Putin has apologized for his foreign minister's controversial remarks about Hitler, reports the BBC . Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said Putin apologized during a phone call for the comments made by Sergey Lavrov that Hitler had "Jewish blood," like Ukraine's leader. Bennett...

Ukraine Apologizes to Japan Over Pic of WWII Emperor

Video tweeted out by Ukraine government account showed Hirohito's photo next to Hitler, Mussolini

(Newser) - Ukraine has a brand-new word —"ruscism," roughly translated as "Russian fascism"—to describe what's happening now within its war-torn borders. But its thoughts on defeating fascism went a little awry over the weekend, after a government account tweeted a video that compared Japan's...

Tenn. Lawmaker Cites Hitler as Example for the Homeless

Frank Niceley: After living on streets, Hitler 'went on to lead life that got him in the history books'

(Newser) - A Republican lawmaker in Tennessee stunned his colleagues Wednesday when he shared the story of a homeless man who turned his life around—Adolf Hitler. During a debate on a bill banning homeless encampments on public property, State Sen. Frank Niceley told lawmakers he "wanted to give a little...

After Twice Praising Hitler, an Apology From Peru's PM

Anibal Torres' comment comes amid a political crisis

(Newser) - Peru's prime minster has apologized for his praise of Adolf Hitler—the latest blow to a government already facing a political crisis over soaring inflation and corruption allegations. Anibal Torres, 79, had been speaking in a cabinet session in the Junín capital of Huancayo, the site of ongoing...

New Book Examines Hitler's Fatal Miscalculation

Declaring war on US wasn't just madness, authors say

(Newser) - The fates of nations could have gone in various directions in early December 1941. Japan might have attacked British installations in Asia instead of Pearl Harbor. Italy and the Vichy government of France could have followed through on negotiations to form a close alliance. And Adolf Hitler might have avoided...

Amazon Changes Logo That 'Looked Like Hitler'

'Looks like a happy little cardboard Adolf to me'

(Newser) - Amazon changed its app logo earlier this year—then changed it again following complaints that it looked too much like Adolf Hitler. The logo that replaced the old image of a shopping trolley showed ripped blue tape over Amazon's smile logo, which reminded some users of Hitler's toothbrush...

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