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The auction company says that the items have remained untouched in the basement of the family’s home.(HT Photo)

Hitler’s toilet seat looted by US soldier during World War II up for auction

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON FEB 02, 2021 04:26 PM IST
According to the auction company, the family of the “enterprising” soldier has now decided to cash in on the two-piece wooden toilet seat with its lid removed.
The TMC supremo criticised BJP national president J P Nadda’s outreach programme in her constituency Bhawanipore in the city on Wednesday and said it was poorly attended.(PTI photo)
The TMC supremo criticised BJP national president J P Nadda’s outreach programme in her constituency Bhawanipore in the city on Wednesday and said it was poorly attended.(PTI photo)

Mamata compares BJP leadership to Hitler, Mussolini

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 09:58 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee, who is among the vocal critics of the saffron party, said it has a “prepared script” to break the movements against it and is trying to do so with the farmers’ movement.
A voter at a polling station in Namibia on Nov 26, 2020.(@ECN_Namibia)
A voter at a polling station in Namibia on Nov 26, 2020.(@ECN_Namibia)

What’s in a name?: ‘Adolf Hitler’ wins vote in Namibia

Windhoek | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 05, 2020 08:48 AM IST
Sounding a tad annoyed, Uunona told AFP on Thursday he was perplexed that people were intrigued by his being named after one of the world’s most notorious dictators.
North Korea despises Biden for his role in the Obama administration(AP File Photo)
North Korea despises Biden for his role in the Obama administration(AP File Photo)

From ‘love’ to ‘thug’: Joe Biden win to change US-North Korea dynamic

Seoul | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 01:56 PM IST
In the final presidential debate last month, Joe Biden denounced Trump for befriending Kim, likening the North Korean leader to Adolf Hitler.
Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi (L) greets UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan as German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas looks on during a visit of the Holocaust memorial prior to their historic meeting in Berlin.(AFP)
Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi (L) greets UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan as German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas looks on during a visit of the Holocaust memorial prior to their historic meeting in Berlin.(AFP)

Israel, UAE ministers visit Holocaust Memorial during historic meet

Berlin | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 06, 2020 07:12 PM IST
Accompanied by their host, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, the pair walked through the sombre monument, a vast undulating labyrinth of more than 2,700 grey concrete blocks spread over an area equivalent to three football fields.
US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks to reporters upon his departure after campaigning in Charlotte, North Carolina, US on September 23, 2020.(Reuters Photo)
US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks to reporters upon his departure after campaigning in Charlotte, North Carolina, US on September 23, 2020.(Reuters Photo)

Joe Biden compares Donald Trump to Goebbels, saying he’s promoting a ‘lie’

By Bloomberg | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 06:45 AM IST
Joe Biden’s comment came hours before Donald Trump announced conservative judge Amy Comey Barrett as his pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court
The entire proceeds of its sale will be donated to the World Health Organization, Doctors Without Borders, Direct Relief, and N.H.S. Charities Together in recognition of Captain Tom Moore’s contribution to the British N.H.S., according to the auctioneers. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
The entire proceeds of its sale will be donated to the World Health Organization, Doctors Without Borders, Direct Relief, and N.H.S. Charities Together in recognition of Captain Tom Moore’s contribution to the British N.H.S., according to the auctioneers. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

‘No Surrender to Coronavirus’: World War II surrender documents head to auction

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 01:18 PM IST
Historically significant documents related to the second World War, including “the document that forced the surrender of Nazi Germany”, will go under the hammer at a live auction next week.
His whereabouts were unknown until 1946, when British soldiers found him and gave him to the Soviet Union, the zoo said/ representative.(REUTERS)
His whereabouts were unknown until 1946, when British soldiers found him and gave him to the Soviet Union, the zoo said/ representative.(REUTERS)

Hitler’s rumoured alligator dies in Moscow

Moscow | By Associated Press | Posted by Harshita Singh
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2020 04:41 PM IST
According to the zoo, Saturn was born in the United States and later sent to the Berlin Zoo, from which he escaped when the zoo was bombed in 1943.
Adolf Hitler approached Porsche to design a people’s car (Volkswagen in German) - the legendary VW Beetle in 1934(Illustration: Biswajit Debnath)
Adolf Hitler approached Porsche to design a people’s car (Volkswagen in German) - the legendary VW Beetle in 1934(Illustration: Biswajit Debnath)

Ferdinand Porsche: Creative Genius in automobiles

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 04:42 PM IST
One of the world’s most successful automotive engineers, he created the first gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle. However, his active role in backing Nazi Germany and Adolf Hitler during WWII also attracted flak and a one-year prison term.
Jojo Rabbit movie review: Taika Waititi as Adolf Hitler in a still from his new film.
Jojo Rabbit movie review: Taika Waititi as Adolf Hitler in a still from his new film.

Jojo Rabbit movie review: Taika Waititi humanises Hitler in the most well-made bad movie of 2019

Hindustan Times | By Rohan Naahar
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 05:46 PM IST
Jojo Rabbit movie review: Fundamentally flawed and tonally off-putting, director Taika Waititi’s follow-up to Thor: Ragnarok is the most well-made bad movie of 2019.
A man dressed as Adolf Hitler rode around a weekend festival in a motorbike sidecar.(@Unsitte/Twitter)
A man dressed as Adolf Hitler rode around a weekend festival in a motorbike sidecar.(@Unsitte/Twitter)

Man dressed as Hitler rides around in motorbike sidecar in Germany

Berlin | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 09:17 AM IST
The fake Fuehrer appeared at a classic motorcycle gathering in Augustusburg, near Chemnitz, and was seen in videos of the event posted online.
The large number of Nazi artifacts - from Hitler watercolors to his companion Eva Braun’s clothes - available today, and the prices they fetch, speak to a lively demand.(HT Photo)
The large number of Nazi artifacts - from Hitler watercolors to his companion Eva Braun’s clothes - available today, and the prices they fetch, speak to a lively demand.(HT Photo)

Who bought Hitler’s top hat?

By Leonid Bershidsky , Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2019 03:55 PM IST
The market for Nazi memorabilia is large and apparently growing, boosted by several auction houses that include Alexander Historical Auction in Maryland and Hermann Historica in Grasbrunn near Munich.
A member of Romania's Jewish community lays a wreath during ceremonies at a Holocaust memorial in Bucharest.(REUTERS)
A member of Romania's Jewish community lays a wreath during ceremonies at a Holocaust memorial in Bucharest.(REUTERS)

Romania gives green light for first Holocaust museum

BUCHAREST | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2019 01:25 PM IST
Romania has only recently started to come to terms with its role in the extermination of Jews, admitting for the first time in 2003 that it had taken part.
TDP leader Sivaprasad used to dress up like mythological and historical characters while protesting outside the Parliament before 2014 polls(HT photos)
TDP leader Sivaprasad used to dress up like mythological and historical characters while protesting outside the Parliament before 2014 polls(HT photos)

TDP leader Sivaprasad dies: From Hitler to Parshuram, a man of many make-ups

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 04:43 PM IST
TDP leader Sivaprasad, survived by wife Vijayalakshmi and two daughters, was hospitalized in Tirupati last month for kidney-related diseases before being shifted to Apollo Hospitals in Chennai.
Taika Waititi plays Adolf Hitler in Jojo Rabbit.
Taika Waititi plays Adolf Hitler in Jojo Rabbit.

Taika Waititi’s Hitler satire Jojo Rabbit wins TIFF’s Oscar-bellwether award

Reuters | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 12:22 PM IST
Jojo Rabbit, a comedy about a boy and his imaginary friend Adolf Hitler, has won the big award at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Citizens in a democracy rely on the judiciary to uphold and protect their basic rights. This includes the right to own literature of all kinds, from the subversive and revolutionary to the conformist(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Citizens in a democracy rely on the judiciary to uphold and protect their basic rights. This includes the right to own literature of all kinds, from the subversive and revolutionary to the conformist(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Possessing literature is not a crime

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2019 07:45 PM IST
From writers who fear book bans, the scanner is now on readers
In the book, the author returns to eight of the most chillingly effective personality cults of the twentieth century including Benito Mussolini, Adolf Hitler, Josef Stalin, Mao Zedong and Francois Duvalier.(Bloomsbury)
In the book, the author returns to eight of the most chillingly effective personality cults of the twentieth century including Benito Mussolini, Adolf Hitler, Josef Stalin, Mao Zedong and Francois Duvalier.(Bloomsbury)

Frank Dikotter’s How to Be a Dictator unravels the mind of a dictator

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2019 06:19 PM IST
In the book, the author returns to eight of the most chillingly effective personality cults of the twentieth century including Benito Mussolini, Adolf Hitler, Josef Stalin, Mao Zedong and Francois Duvalier.
Emilia Clarke in a scene from Game of Thrones.(AP)
Emilia Clarke in a scene from Game of Thrones.(AP)

Emilia Clarke watched videos of dictators and powerful leaders including Adolf Hitler for Game of Thrones’ finale speech

Press Trust of India, Los Angeles | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 05:19 PM IST
Emilia Clarke, who played Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones, has said that she studied dictators and powerful leaders including Adolf Hitler to prepare for her final speech.
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was following in the footsteps of Adolf Hitler, asking voters to “decide between democracy and dictatorship”.(Hindustan Times)
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was following in the footsteps of Adolf Hitler, asking voters to “decide between democracy and dictatorship”.(Hindustan Times)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: ‘Modi following in Hitler’s footsteps’: Raj Thackeray

Panvel | By G Mohiuddin Jeddy
PUBLISHED ON APR 26, 2019 01:44 AM IST
Thackeray’s public meeting in Maval assumes significance as Pawar’s family member Parth is contesting here. Parth is taking on Shiv Sena-BJP candidate and sitting MP Shrirang Barne.
Arvind Kejriwal claimed that Goa’s economy will take a hit if the BJP president Amit Shah becomes the home minister.(Arun Sharma/HT PHOTO)
Arvind Kejriwal claimed that Goa’s economy will take a hit if the BJP president Amit Shah becomes the home minister.(Arun Sharma/HT PHOTO)

‘If Modi returns, Amit Shah will be Home Minister’, says Kejriwal in Goa

Margao (Goa) | By Gerard de Souza
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2019 09:04 AM IST
Addressing a public rally in the state, where the party is contesting both Lok Sabha seats and three of the four assembly seats in the bypolls, Kejriwal said it wasn’t an exaggeration that the current elections are a battle to save the country.
Social media is the most powerful marketing tool an extremist could ever hope for, said Disney CEO Bob Iger(Reuters File)
Social media is the most powerful marketing tool an extremist could ever hope for, said Disney CEO Bob Iger(Reuters File)
MNS chief Raj Thackeray addresses the public during his annual Gudi Padwa rally at Shivaji Park in Mumbai on Saturday.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
MNS chief Raj Thackeray addresses the public during his annual Gudi Padwa rally at Shivaji Park in Mumbai on Saturday.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Let Rahul Gandhi become PM, and we’ll see: Raj Thackeray

Hindustan Times | By Naresh Kamath
PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2019 12:49 AM IST
MNS chief calls PM Narendra Modi’s tenure “disastrous”
William Happer is a National Security Council technology adviser spearheading an initiative to create a presidential committee on climate.(Gage Skidmore)
William Happer is a National Security Council technology adviser spearheading an initiative to create a presidential committee on climate.(Gage Skidmore)

Meet the CO2-praising physicist behind the latest Trump climate push

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Ari Natter, Bloomberg
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2019 08:00 AM IST
Scientists see his proposal as part of a disturbing trend in which the Trump administration elevates ideological opponents of established scientific views.
Bruno Ganz as Adolf Hitler in a still from the Oscar-nominated film Downfall.
Bruno Ganz as Adolf Hitler in a still from the Oscar-nominated film Downfall.

Actor Bruno Ganz, best known for fearless performance as Adolf Hitler, dead at 77

Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2019 05:16 PM IST
Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, who played Adolf Hitler in the 2004 film Downfall, has died at 77.
Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela in Invictus, Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh and Daniel Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln.
Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela in Invictus, Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh and Daniel Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln.

Like Anupam Kher in Accidental Prime Minister, 8 stars who’ve dared to play real-life politicians in films

Hindustan Times | By Rohan Naahar
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2019 08:30 AM IST
From Colin Firth and Helen Mirren to Daniel Day-Lewis and Morgan Freeman, here are eight stars who’ve dared, like Anupam Kher in The Accidental Prime Minister, to play real-life politicians on screen.
Undated taken from the year 1937 shows German Chancellor Adolf Hitler standing in a convertible Mercedes in Germany.(AFP Photo)
Undated taken from the year 1937 shows German Chancellor Adolf Hitler standing in a convertible Mercedes in Germany.(AFP Photo)

Neo-Nazi couple who named baby son after Adolf Hitler jailed in UK

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2018 10:46 AM IST
Adam Thomas was sentenced to six and a half years in prison and his Portuguese partner Claudia Patatas to five years in prison by judge Melbourne Inman at Birmingham Crown Court.
Joachim Roenneberg, serving behind enemy lines in his native Norway during the German occupation, in 1943 blew up a plant producing heavy water, or D2O, a hydrogen-rich substance that was key to the later development of atomic bombs.(Reuters File Photo)
Joachim Roenneberg, serving behind enemy lines in his native Norway during the German occupation, in 1943 blew up a plant producing heavy water, or D2O, a hydrogen-rich substance that was key to the later development of atomic bombs.(Reuters File Photo)

Joachim Roenneberg, man who foiled Nazi nuclear plan dies at 99

Oslo | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON OCT 22, 2018 08:15 AM IST
Joachim Roenneberg, man who foiled Nazi nuclear plan dies at 99
Visitors to VD Savarkar’s room at Fergusson College in Pune on his birth anniversary on May 28, 2018.(Rahul Raut/HT Photo)
Visitors to VD Savarkar’s room at Fergusson College in Pune on his birth anniversary on May 28, 2018.(Rahul Raut/HT Photo)

Review: The RSS - A View to the Inside by Walter K Andersen and Shridhar D Damle

Hindustan Times | By Ranjona Banerji
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 05:06 PM IST
An insight into how the RSS has manoeuvred itself into contemporary India despite its arcane ideas
Written a year before the legendary physicist died in 1955, Albert Einstein wrote in German from Princeton, New Jersey, to German philosopher Eric Gutkind.(AFP/File Photo)
Written a year before the legendary physicist died in 1955, Albert Einstein wrote in German from Princeton, New Jersey, to German philosopher Eric Gutkind.(AFP/File Photo)

Albert Einstein’s letter on God and religion to go on sale for up to $1.5mn

New York | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2018 10:07 AM IST
A handwritten letter from Albert Einstein about his thoughts on God, religion and his search for meaning is to go on sale in New York, valued at up to $1.5 million, Christie’s said on Wednesday.
Members of the Peruvian Army Special Operations march in their Ghille suits in a military parade marking the Armed Forces' anniversary, in Lima, Peru, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.(AP)
Members of the Peruvian Army Special Operations march in their Ghille suits in a military parade marking the Armed Forces' anniversary, in Lima, Peru, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.(AP)

In Peru, Hitler runs for mayor despite threat from Lennin

Reuters, Lima | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2018 06:30 PM IST
Campaign slogans reading “Hitler returns” and “Hitler with the people” have appeared around the highland town of Yungar, where local politician Hitler Alba is seeking a new term as mayor.
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