Nazi Germany stockpiled huge quantities of nerve gas during World War II. It was ultimately never used since Hitler was told (incorrectly) that the Allies had their own supply of nerve agents.
77. Before Nazis used the salute that is now commonly referred to as the "Hitler salute," Americans did it while saying the Pledge of Allegiance
78. Hitler planned to rebuild Berlin after the war into a neo-roman cosmopolitan city. One state building, the Volkshalle was to be so massive, that it could rain inside during events due to 150,000 peoples' perspiration and breath.
79. In 1937, a natural gas leak at the local school in New London, Texas caused a massive explosion that killed more than 295 students and teachers, the deadliest school disaster in US history. Adolf Hitler even sent his condolences via telegram.
80. Hitler's doctor, Theodor Morell, was accused of being an allied sympathizer after it was found out that he had prescribed Hitler cocaine eye drops, methamphetamines, and E. Coli.
In 1919, a man named Michael Keogh stopped an angry mob of 200 men (some with bayonets) from killing two right winged political agents they were beating up. In 1930, at a Nuremberg rally, Keogh recognized one of the agents he had saved. It was Adolf Hitler.
82. Edelweiss Pirates were a loosely-organized group of youths in Nazi Germany dedicated to opposing the Hitler Youth. Their resistance included spreading ally propaganda in Germany, aiding German deserters, and even starting street fights with the Hitler Youth whenever possible.
83. When news of the Pearl Harbor attack arrived at Hitler’s headquarters, one of the assembled Nazi generals embarrassedly asked the rest of the group where Pearl Harbor was. Nobody was able to answer him and a world map had to be consulted.
84. When Nazi troops conquered Paris, the Kaiser (who was then living in exile) sent Hitler a telegram saying "Congratulations, you have won using my troops."
85. A warlord and nobleman who controlled a vast swath of Asia during the 14th century, Timur (aka Tamerlane) was renowned as a military tactician whose warfare killed some 17 million people. He was also a celebrated patron of architecture and the arts, however. In 1941, Joseph Stalin sent a team of archaeologists to open Timur’s tomb in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, much to the alarm of local residents and Muslim clergy. Upon opening Timur’s coffin, the team discovered an inscription: “Whoever opens my tomb shall unleash an invader more terrible than I.” Within a matter of hours, Adolf Hitler’s troops invaded Russia; an estimated 26 million people died as a result. In 1942, Stalin ordered Timur’s remains to be reinterred back in Samarkand in accordance with Islamic tradition; shortly thereafter, the German army surrendered at Stalingrad, ending their campaign against the Russians.
Hitler used to have a full-sized mustache but was ordered to trim it down to a 'toothbrush' during WWI to better accommodate wearing a gas mask.
87. Adolf Hitler was adamant about not using poison gas on the battlefield in WWII as a result of his exposure to it during WWI.
88. During World War II, there was a double agent named Juan Pujol Garcia, who started a spy network consisting of 27 sub-agents of his own, all of them nonexistent. He submitted expense reports for them and had the Nazis giving him money to pay their salaries. He later received the Iron Cross, approved by Hitler himself.
89. The Volkswagen Beetle was commissioned by Adolf Hitler. It was to be the "People's Car", which is where Volkswagen got its name.
90. In 1913, Hitler, Freud, Tito, Stalin, and Trotsky all lived within 2 square miles of each other in Vienna
Hitler had a relative called "Paddy Hitler" who ended up joining the US Navy, where, along with all recruits, he had to fill out a form listing any relatives who might be fighting for the enemy.
92. Hitler hid his relationship with Eva Braun because he believed that he was sexually attractive to women and wished to exploit this for political gain by remaining single, as he felt marriage would decrease his appeal
93. Hitler loved pranks. He once tricked a high ranking Nazi into thinking he was going on a suicide mission, causing him to escape, hand himself over to the allies and give up vital info.
94. Hitler's mustache style was popularly known as Rotzbremse, meaning 'snot brake'.
95. In his second book written in 1928, Hitler ranked the U.S. as the MOST dangerous potential enemy. He saw majority of Americans as "Aryans" ruled by Jewish plutocracy; he saw the UK as potential ally, Russians "incapable of intelligent thought" and France rapidly "Negroizing" itself
96William Patrick Hitler
Adolf Hitler's nephew William Patrick Hitler served in the US Navy in World War II and was awarded a Purple Heart. After attempting to benefit from his uncle's rise to power in Germany, he turned against him and eventually settled in the USA
97. Orthocarbonic Acid is called "Hitler's Acid" because its molecular geometry resembles a swastika
98. Wilhelm Furtwängler, a leading German conductor, called Hitler a "hissing street pedlar" and an "enemy of the human race". He also refused to give the Nazi salute, wrote public letters denouncing antisemitism, and once got into a shouting match with Hitler over Nazi cultural policy.
99. After Hitler announced the banning of all American films during the occupation of France, a theater owner reportedly screened Mr. Smith Goes to Washington continuously for 30 days.
100. During 1936 Berlin Olympic games, the Nazis ridiculed the US for relying on "non-human black auxiliaries." American black athlete Jesse Owens went on to win 4 gold medals and beat a German at Long Jump in front of Hitler. Four years after Owens' death, a street in Berlin was renamed after him.