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Hitler

Adolf. . Grandmother's maiden name and father's original surname Schicklgrüber. 1889--1945, German dictator, born in Austria. After becoming president of the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nazi party), he attempted to overthrow the government of Bavaria (1923). While in prison he wrote Mein Kampf, expressing his philosophy of the superiority of the Aryan race and the inferiority of the Jews. He was appointed chancellor of Germany (1933), transforming it from a democratic republic into the totalitarian Third Reich, of which he became Führer in 1934. He established concentration camps to exterminate the Jews, rearmed the Rhineland (1936), annexed Austria (1938) and Czechoslovakia, and invaded Poland (1939), which precipitated World War II. He committed suicide
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Rubien, like his avowedly antisemitic colleague (and later Olympic president) Avery Brundage, was an open admirer of the Hitlerian regime and its Games.
The smile in the lovely turquoise of her eyes is as radiant as ever, but in her hands she grips this weapon of Hitlerian magnitude.
My biology teacher, on the other hand, preferred a kind of whispered threat accompanied by an icy stare and pulsating cheek muscles, rather than a Hitlerian rant.
Chen, " 'The Hitlerian Rule of Quotas': Racial Conservatism and the Politics of Fair Employment Legislation in New York State, 1941-1945," Journal of American History (92:4), 1238-1264; Paul Moreno, From Direct Action to Affirmative Action: Fair Employment Law and Policy in America, 1933-1972 (Louisiana State University Press, 1997).
And he was Hitler's favorite composer and many people who lived through the Hitlerian period associate him and even his music with the experiences they themselves, the Jews of Europe, had from 1933 to 1945.
Rather, being understandable only makes it worse because it becomes insidious: the same heroic characters who take a stand against Voldemort and his Hitlerian program against Muggles and non-pure-bloods generally have no problems with the treatment of werewolves and other part-humans.
Jones directed the entire experience--which was excruciatingly painful to both students and Jones--back to in-class statements that had been made about the Germans' declared innocence concerning Hitlerian tyranny.
Genuinely Hitlerian security threats to the United States have not been replicated since 1945.
Perhaps some new Hitlerian monster will rise up and change my mind, but I think Pope John XXIII was right when he argued in his 1963 encyclical Pacem en Terris that, because of the power of modern weaponry, "it no longer makes sense to maintain that war is a fit instrument with which to repair the violation of justice.
Yes, it would be Hitlerian to suggest that Down's Syndrome children, for instance, be rendered infertile - but nobody is suggesting this because we all know countless Down's people are perfectly capable of leading full live sand forming relationship.
In Germany, homeschooling has been forbidden since Nazi times, and now, pressured by the new European "Court of Human Rights," Germany has begun vigorously enforcing this Hitlerian law.
Even his detractors and political opponents had to grudgingly acknowledge his superior oratorical skills despite their odious and derogatory references to Hitlerian rabble-rousing.