10 Facts You Never Knew About Adolf Hitler
By now everyone on the planet knows Adolf Hitler was one of the most gruesome, horrible people to have ever graced this planet. He senselessly murdered millions of people for his own ends, and brought the world to a standstill during World War 2. But what many people don’t know about Adolf Hitler could, honestly, fill an entire history book specifically written on the topic of the man. He was certainly an odd individual, and we’ve explored some of his past quirks and little known facts. However, here are ten stories you probably never heard of The Fuhrer.
You never see a picture of Adolf Hitler without his iconic mustache, as it has become a part of his persona. Historians believe the mustache came about in 1919 after the renowned Charlie Chaplin popularized the style in his films. That is false, though, as Hitler was wearing the ‘stache in World War 1, and it was because of the British. He was forced to wear a respirator, which was problematic with his facial hair, so he trimmed it down.
The CIA has an entire museum of off-limits items that only employees can view. One such item is the stationary used by Hitler, which features an Imperial Eagle and a swastika embroidered across it. The paper was actually stolen from Hitler’s office and used as a letter to a three-year-old on May 8, 1945.