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  • Adolf Hitler has a curious streak of contradiction in his personality, for there are two things he knows to be his enemies yet wishes if at all possible to preserve: the British Empire and the Holy Catholic Church of Rome.

    The Thorn Birds

  • Throughout history, the Capstone has been sought by many powerful individuals: Julius Caesar, Augustus Caesar, Richard the Lionheart, Napoleon, Lord Kitchener and, most recently, by Adolf Hitler and the Nazis.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • Reichenau was driving due east from Kazatin with his motorised corps, including the SS Adolf Hitler and Viking; St├╝lpnagel had widened the breach by capturing Vinnitsa and Shmerinka, and thereby deprived the armies at Uman of any chance of success in a move northwestward; and most serious of all, all three Panzer corps of Kleist's Gruppe were racing eastward, Manteuffel leading, toward Belaya Tserkov and the Krivoi Rog railway.

    Barbarossa

  • He met Adolf Hitler and in 1923 marched at his side in the unsuccessful Munich Beer Hall Putsch.

    Castles of Steel

  • Some of the then witnesses would say that on October 8, 1938, Dietrichstein had his chateau gate closed and did not go to welcome Adolf Hitler on a visit to Mikulov, a part of the

    Prague Monitor

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