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Hitler's Moustache

By May 10, 2007

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Adolf Hitler has made the "toothbrush moustache" infamous. Hitler's short, dark moustache, which was always trimmed tightly on the sides, became part of the hated image of the Fuehrer. Around the world, many people even today find the moustache too reminiscent of Hitler to ever consider wearing it in public.

But why did Hitler choose this particular style of moustache? An answer may have recently come to light. An unpublished essay, written by another WWI soldier who knew Hitler during this period, wrote that Hitler trimmed his Prussian-style moustache because he was ordered to do so. The wide, somewhat bushy Prussian-style moustache that Hitler had been wearing simply didn't fit under a gas mask. The Telegraph has more about this new moustache discovery.

Comments

May 14, 2007 at 5:28 pm
(1) anna says:

why does it talk about his mustauch???!?!?! this article should talk about how bad he was not this mustach crap

May 16, 2007 at 9:16 pm
(2) ok anna says:

um why would you care, if you dont find this interesting DONT READ IT!

May 21, 2007 at 2:44 pm
(3) Jude says:

Maybe that’s why he was…the way he was ^.^

April 21, 2009 at 2:16 pm
(4) Beef says:

you spelled Moustache wrooooong!!!!!

April 22, 2009 at 11:59 am
(5) heather prater says:

nooo you spelled moustache sssooooooooo wwrroonngg

April 24, 2009 at 8:47 am
(6) beef says:

Wronger than sooooooooo wwroooooooooong!

April 25, 2009 at 12:09 pm
(7) Abe Normal says:

Everybody is wrong in criticizing Anna. She meant:
“Sie *musst auch* (das richtige Ding folgen)”.

September 12, 2010 at 4:29 pm
(8) BadEgg says:

The bloke was a nasty bastard,with or without his moustache(hope I spelt that correct?)

November 4, 2010 at 10:24 am
(9) tete says:

you spelled it so wrong!!!!!!!!!!!

January 10, 2011 at 2:25 pm
(10) spoon says:

soooo raung!

April 13, 2011 at 9:25 pm
(11) Becca says:

ok this article is strictly about the reasoning behind hitlers’ mustache shape and style. if u want to read about how terribly horrible he was, search something else! please stop bashing the author. she has done nothing more than inform all of us. she is helping get rid of ignorance!
and everyone else thats complaining about spelling mustache wrong, why the hell do you care? quit putting people down just because of a little thing like that! what ever happened to our equality and respect?

October 19, 2012 at 9:50 pm
(12) Rooo Song says:

Terrible, just terrible.

I can’t believe they made him shave. If only he had succumbed to a good gassing…

October 19, 2012 at 10:53 pm
(13) paul says:

We should all be thankful that Hitler didn’t ruin the handlebars moustache for generations to come. It’s a small consolation considering everything he did do, but still

October 19, 2012 at 11:43 pm
(14) Cracksoda says:

I guess we heard much about how bad he was so talking about his mustach for once is ok

November 25, 2012 at 7:05 pm
(15) Jesus McCoy says:

hilters stache was rippa!

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