Adolf Hitler

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Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 - 30 April 1945) was an Austrian-born German dictator who served as chancellor of Germany between 1933 and 1945. He was responsible for causing the Second World War and the Holocaust. His ultraconservative, repressive, racist regime caused the death of millions of people. Today he is still seen as the symbol of evil.

References to Nazis

-"Between 1933 and 1945 were you involved in any way, in persecutions associated with Nazi Germany or its allies? Answer yes or no!"


-"Thank you very much and welcome to the United States!"

During the 1980s Zappa owned a poster on the wall portraying a Hitler-like Ronald Reagan with the words, "He has the right to do anything they want" written underneath. (Pulse Interview)

Hitler is also mentioned in Dio Fa

Zappa about Adolf Hitler

Gracie Slick of the Jefferson Airplane once called you the most intelligent asshole she's ever met. What do you think she meant by that?

Zappa: "I don't know. Would you presume that "asshole" has a negative connotation? Maybe she likes assholes. Hitler was an asshole. He just had a good p.r. department. Also a good tailor." - Quoted from Dialogue: Frank Zappa, COQ, February 1974.

'"It has never mattered to me that thirty million people might think 'I'm wrong.' The number of people who thought Hitler was 'right' did not make him 'right.' The same principle should be applied to anyone who has an individualistic attitude. Why do you necessarily have to be wrong just because a few million people think you are?" (...) "When Hitler was doing his shit, a whole bunch of people thought he was terrific, too. How could they be wrong? There were so many of them; they thought they looked good together -- their arms all went up at the same time. It seems to me that Americans in the eighties exhibit a remarkable willingness to embrace Fascism, especially when it is presented to them on a TV tray with balloons and bunting all over it. It would be easier to pay off the national debt overnight than to neutralize the long-range effects of OUR NATIONAL STUPIDITY." - Frank Zappa in The Real Frank Zappa Book, 1989.

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