History Main / AllGermansAreNazis

22nd May '18 10:25:06 AM NoxSky12599
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->''"People forget that the first country the Nazis invaded was their own."''

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->''"People ->''"So many people forget that the first country the Nazis invaded was their own."''
6th May '18 9:25:30 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Series/TopGear'', the presenters (especially Clarkson and May) usually tend to portray German car companies this way. Examples include a "quintessentially German car" with "ein fanbelt that will last a thousand years" and a Mercedes whose sat nav would only point toward Poland.

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* In ''Series/TopGear'', ''Series/TopGearUK'', the presenters (especially Clarkson and May) usually tend to portray German car companies this way. Examples include a "quintessentially German car" with "ein fanbelt that will last a thousand years" and a Mercedes whose sat nav would only point toward Poland.
17th Apr '18 7:10:53 AM TheKaizerreich
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** In ''[[VideoGame/WolfensteinTheNewOrder The New Order]]'', one of the resistance fighters is a German [[DefectorFromDecadence ex-Nazi mook]] who joined the good guys after the Nazis killed his son for being born with a club foot. He still has Nazi tattoos all over him, but he plans to get them removed after the Nazis are brought down.

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** In ''[[VideoGame/WolfensteinTheNewOrder The New Order]]'', one of the resistance fighters is a German [[DefectorFromDecadence ex-Nazi mook]] who joined the good guys after the Nazis killed his son for being born with a club foot. He still has Nazi tattoos all over him, but he plans to get them removed after the Nazis are brought down. PlayedForDrama too, since when BJ sees the guy, he jumps on him in seething rage and everyone has to drag him away before he smashes the guy's head in, which, considering the things BJ went through, is at least a relatable misunderstanding.
3rd Apr '18 11:19:43 PM Fireblood
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* ''Film/SchindlersList'': Subverted. Oskar Schindler was in fact a member of the Nationalist Socialist German Workers Party but he, like so many other Germans, was in it for the political and economic advantages. By the end of the film, to call him a Nazi is to both be blind and a pedant of the first order.

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* ''Film/SchindlersList'': Subverted. Oskar Schindler was in fact a member of the Nationalist National Socialist German Workers Party but he, like so many other Germans, was in it for the political and economic advantages. By the end of the film, to call him a Nazi is to both be blind and a pedant of the first order.


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* ''Film/WatchOnTheRhine'': This is completely averted, as the hero and main character Kurt Muller is a staunch anti-Nazi who had to flee Germany with his American wife when the Nazis came to power. He now works with a German resistance group against them. The villain in fact is Romanian, not German, working on the Nazis' behalf.
24th Mar '18 10:50:50 AM Prfnoff
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* In ''Series/TopGear'', the presenters (especially Clarkson and May) usually tend to portray German car companies this way. Examples include a "quintessentially German car" with "ein fanbelt that will last a thousand years" and a Mercedes whose sat nav would only point toward Poland.
12th Mar '18 4:56:11 PM blerg223
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The Luftwaffe, having been newly created under the Nazis and led by Göring, was the most National Socialist arm in the armed forces, with Luftwaffe personnel being notorious for their sympathies for National Socialism. The Navy, on the other hand never really approved of National Socialism [[note]]leading to the famous remark by Hitler of Germany having a 'National Socialist airforce, a republican army, and an imperial navy'[[/note]] and the Army's intelligence service (the Abwehr) was quite deliberately obstructive to the Schutzstaffel's (SS's) intelligence service (the Sicherheitsdienst or SD) not just out of InterserviceRivalry but also because it ''didn't'' approve of all the genocides. Even some civilians spoke out against the Nazis, though all of them were in concentration camps by the mid-1930s. The first people sent to them were not Jews, but all political opponents of the Nazis, starting with the Communists.

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The Luftwaffe, having been newly created under the Nazis and led by Göring, was the most National Socialist arm in the armed forces, with Luftwaffe personnel being notorious for their sympathies for National Socialism. The Navy, on the other hand never really approved of National Socialism [[note]]leading to the famous remark by Hitler of Germany having a 'National Socialist airforce, a republican an Imperial army, and an imperial a communist navy'[[/note]] and the Army's intelligence service (the Abwehr) was quite deliberately obstructive to the Schutzstaffel's (SS's) intelligence service (the Sicherheitsdienst or SD) not just out of InterserviceRivalry but also because it ''didn't'' approve of all the genocides. Even some civilians spoke out against the Nazis, though all of them were in concentration camps by the mid-1930s. The first people sent to them were not Jews, but all political opponents of the Nazis, starting with the Communists.
17th Feb '18 5:44:43 AM HighCrate
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See also NaziNobleman for a trope caused partly by this one, or GodwinsLaw, when someone is deemed a Nazi regardless of being German or not, or MusicToInvadePolandTo, when music that is from or is influenced by Germany is accused of being Nazist, as well as ArgentinaIsNaziland, for the only other once-fascist country to NeverLiveItDown.

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See also NaziNobleman for a trope caused partly by this one, or GodwinsLaw, when someone is deemed a Nazi regardless of being German or not, or MusicToInvadePolandTo, when music that is from or is influenced by Germany is accused of being Nazist, as well as ArgentinaIsNaziland, for the only other another once-fascist country to NeverLiveItDown.
16th Feb '18 5:38:59 PM Landmark520
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* Subverted in ''FIsForFamily'' with Mr. Holtenwasser, a friendly old German man who the kids think is a Nazi. He's actually a Jewish Holocaust survivor who served time in Auschwitz (evidenced by the number tattooed on his arm). As the series progresses, the kids become less afraid of him once they learn more about his dark past. Kevin notices a Star of David necklace but being the ditzy teenager he is, he assumes it's a pentagram and assumes he a Satanist. In the second season he does show sympathy after Holtenwasser mentions hiding from Nazis in basements so it's evident he understands him more than before. (Possibly because there was a small arc where he tries harder to study history so he doesn't flunk out of school.) Maureen also brought him as a "show and tell" for her Girl Scout troop meeting where he ended up making the girls cry telling his Holocaust experiences.

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* Subverted in ''FIsForFamily'' ''WesternAnimation/FIsForFamily'' with Mr. Holtenwasser, a friendly old German man who the kids think is a Nazi. He's actually a Jewish Holocaust survivor who served time in Auschwitz (evidenced by the number tattooed on his arm). As the series progresses, the kids become less afraid of him once they learn more about his dark past. Kevin notices a Star of David necklace but being the ditzy teenager he is, he assumes it's a pentagram and assumes he a Satanist. In the second season he does show sympathy after Holtenwasser mentions hiding from Nazis in basements so it's evident he understands him more than before. (Possibly because there was a small arc where he tries harder to study history so he doesn't flunk out of school.) Maureen also brought him as a "show and tell" for her Girl Scout troop meeting where he ended up making the girls cry telling his Holocaust experiences.
15th Feb '18 8:40:42 PM Luigifan
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Can even apply in WWII-based works - a significant minority within the army's officer corps opposed Hitler throughout the war with planned putsches in 1938 and 39, as well as the infamous 20th Juli 1944 while also playing a role in various resistance cells (it has been estimated that over 50% of the resistance was military). Given that the Army had had quite a difficult relationship with Hitler pre-1938 alot of people going into 'inner exile' (seeking a place in society reasonable free from and interaction with Nazi ideology) had also wound up in the service. The record in the war was quite checkered however due to an overlap in what was acceptable and desirable for conservative German nationalists like most of the officer corps and the Nazis, especially as it pertained to actions against partisans (which the old establishment hated with a passion), scorched earth tactics in the East and discipline within the Wehrmacht (20,000+ German servicemen were executed during the war).

The Luftwaffe, having been newly created under the Nazis and led by Göring was the most National Socialist arm in the armed forces with Luftwaffe personnel being notorious for their sympathies for National Socialism. The Navy on the other hand never really approved of National Socialism [[note]] Leading to the famous remark by Hitler of Germany having a 'National Socialist airforce, a republican army and an imperial navy.'[[/note]] and the Army's intelligence service (the Abwehr) was quite deliberately obstructive to the Schutzstaffel's (SS's) intelligence service (the Sicherheitsdienst or SD) not just out of InterserviceRivalry but also because it ''didn't'' approve of all the genocides. Even some civilians spoke out against the Nazis, though all of them were in concentration camps by the mid-1930s. The first people sent to them were not Jews, but all political opponents of the Nazis followed, starting with the Communists.

Even if the JustFollowingOrders excuse might not excuse people of the violence they committed whilst working for the Nazis, that does not mean that those people ''were'' Nazis and agreed with their entire political agenda. The costs of opposing or even just refusing to support them were ''very'' high, not just because you could be killed on the spot (in 1944-45), but also because you could be imprisoned or fired or passed-over for promotion (1933-45). One must also remember the handful of heroic figures like [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oskar_Schindler Oskar Schindler]] (whose career was famously depicted in ''Film/SchindlersList''), [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gert_Fröbe Gert Fröbe]] (better known for his postwar acting career in movies like ''Film/{{Goldfinger}}'' and ''Film/ChittyChittyBangBang''), and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_Plagge Karl Plagge]], who all belonged to the Nazi Party and publicly supported it while secretly working against it. There is also the bizarre case of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Rabe John Rabe]] and the Nanjing Nazis under his leadership, who saved tens of thousands of Chinese people during the [[UsefulNotes/SecondSinoJapaneseWar Nanjing Massacre]] ''in the name of Hitler and the Nazi Party''. Rabe had no authority from Hitler to do this. He was acting on his own initiative, from his correct belief that this was expected of a decent person, and his incorrect belief that Hitler was the decent sort of person who would expect this (he later found out how wrong his view had been after being punished for "collaborating with the Chinese" over it).

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Can even apply in WWII-based works - a significant minority within the army's officer corps opposed Hitler throughout the war war, with planned putsches in 1938 and 39, as well as the infamous 20th Juli 1944 1944, while also playing a role in various resistance cells (it has been estimated that over 50% of the resistance was military). Given that the Army had had quite a difficult relationship with Hitler pre-1938 alot pre-1938, a lot of people going into 'inner exile' (seeking a place in society reasonable reasonably free from and any interaction with Nazi ideology) had also wound up in the service. The record in the war was quite checkered however checkered, however, due to an overlap in what was acceptable and desirable for conservative German nationalists like (like most of the officer corps corps) and the Nazis, especially as it pertained to actions against partisans (which the old establishment hated with a passion), scorched earth tactics in the East East, and discipline within the Wehrmacht (20,000+ German servicemen were executed during the war).

The Luftwaffe, having been newly created under the Nazis and led by Göring Göring, was the most National Socialist arm in the armed forces forces, with Luftwaffe personnel being notorious for their sympathies for National Socialism. The Navy Navy, on the other hand never really approved of National Socialism [[note]] Leading [[note]]leading to the famous remark by Hitler of Germany having a 'National Socialist airforce, a republican army army, and an imperial navy.'[[/note]] navy'[[/note]] and the Army's intelligence service (the Abwehr) was quite deliberately obstructive to the Schutzstaffel's (SS's) intelligence service (the Sicherheitsdienst or SD) not just out of InterserviceRivalry but also because it ''didn't'' approve of all the genocides. Even some civilians spoke out against the Nazis, though all of them were in concentration camps by the mid-1930s. The first people sent to them were not Jews, but all political opponents of the Nazis followed, Nazis, starting with the Communists.

Even if the JustFollowingOrders excuse might not excuse people of the violence they committed whilst working for the Nazis, that does not mean that those people ''were'' Nazis and agreed with their entire political agenda. The costs of opposing or even just refusing to support them were ''very'' high, not just because you could be killed on the spot (in 1944-45), but also because you could be imprisoned or fired or passed-over for promotion (1933-45). One must also remember the handful of heroic figures like [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oskar_Schindler Oskar Schindler]] (whose career was famously depicted in ''Film/SchindlersList''), [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gert_Fröbe Gert Fröbe]] (better known for his postwar post-war acting career in movies like ''Film/{{Goldfinger}}'' and ''Film/ChittyChittyBangBang''), and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_Plagge Karl Plagge]], who all belonged to the Nazi Party and publicly supported it while secretly working against it. There is also the bizarre case of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Rabe John Rabe]] and the Nanjing Nazis under his leadership, who saved tens of thousands of Chinese people during the [[UsefulNotes/SecondSinoJapaneseWar Nanjing Massacre]] ''in the name of Hitler and the Nazi Party''. Rabe had no authority from Hitler to do this. He was acting on his own initiative, from his correct belief that this was expected of a decent person, and his incorrect belief that Hitler was the decent sort of person who would expect this (he later found out how wrong his view had been after being punished for "collaborating with the Chinese" over it).



It is especially prevalent in Eastern Europe, since the last time German soldiers did pay the place a visit, they tried to kill off a quarter of them (under the ''Hungerplan'') as the prelude to replacing them all with Germans (''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generalplan_Ost Generalplan Ost]]'' and various other schemes) - and very nearly fulfilled the former goal (35+m killed of a target of 40+). In fact, one may even find that what a native of Eastern Europe would sooner find questionable, is a deliberate aversion or inversion -- the notion that Germans weren't Nazis could be ([[AmericansHateTingle and has been]]) taken as an attempt to shift the blame, whether onto non-German allies, or even (on the logic that Germans were themselves victims) the Nazis themselves. As if the basic trope wasn't bad enough.

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It is especially prevalent in Eastern Europe, since the last time German soldiers did pay the place a visit, they tried to kill off a quarter of them (under the ''Hungerplan'') as the prelude to replacing them all with Germans (''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generalplan_Ost Generalplan Ost]]'' and various other schemes) - and very nearly fulfilled the former goal (35+m killed of a target of 40+). In fact, one may even find that what a native of Eastern Europe would sooner find questionable, questionable is a deliberate aversion or inversion -- the notion that Germans weren't inherently Nazis could be ([[AmericansHateTingle and has been]]) taken as an attempt to shift the blame, whether onto non-German allies, or even (on the logic that Germans were themselves victims) the Nazis themselves. As if the basic trope wasn't bad enough.



** Still, in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdpsu84AJto&feature=player_embedded some parodies]] he plays this quite straight.

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** Still, in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdpsu84AJto&feature=player_embedded some parodies]] parodies]], he plays this quite straight.



* In ''Anime/{{K}}'', the Weismann twins were military scientists in Dresden during the war, working with a Japanese magic user to [[{{Ghostapo}} decipher and utilize the Slates]], a magical stone discovered in the wall of a church (which that Japanese soldier takes back to Japan, where it gives the cast their powers in the present day). Subverted in that one of the twins - the one who would become the immortal Silver King, [[spoiler: the BigGood and main character]] - was horrified at the idea of the Slates being used for war, and wouldn't have supported their policies, but wouldn't have had a choice about working for them. But his sister tells him to remember who's paying for their research - the shot in the flashback in episode 9 when she grabs him shows that they're in this whether he likes it or not, and he probably doesn't.

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* In ''Anime/{{K}}'', the Weismann twins were military scientists in Dresden during the war, working with a Japanese magic user to [[{{Ghostapo}} decipher and utilize the Slates]], a magical stone discovered in the wall of a church (which that Japanese soldier takes back to Japan, where it gives the cast their powers in the present day). Subverted in that one of the twins - the one who would become the immortal Silver King, [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the BigGood and main character]] - was horrified at the idea of the Slates being used for war, and wouldn't have supported their policies, but wouldn't have had a choice about working for them. But his sister tells him to remember who's paying for their research - the shot in the flashback in episode 9 when she grabs him shows that they're in this whether he likes it or not, and he probably doesn't.



* Subverted in the board game ''Tannhäuser''. Even though "The Reich" is [[PuttingOnTheReich based on the Nazis stylistically]] (tons of leather, a blond-haired/blue-eyed, whip-toting ''FemmeFatale'' as one of the playable characters, and [[{{Ghostapo}} an obsession with the occult]]), the game actually takes place in an alternate history where UsefulNotes/{{W|orldWarI}}WI has been going strong for 35 years, UsefulNotes/{{W|orldWarII}}WII never took place and the Nazis never existed.

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* Subverted in the board game ''Tannhäuser''. Even though "The Reich" is [[PuttingOnTheReich based on the Nazis stylistically]] (tons of leather, a blond-haired/blue-eyed, whip-toting ''FemmeFatale'' as one of the playable characters, and [[{{Ghostapo}} an obsession with the occult]]), the game actually takes place in an alternate history where UsefulNotes/{{W|orldWarI}}WI has been going strong for 35 years, UsefulNotes/{{W|orldWarII}}WII never took place place, and the Nazis never existed.



* One of Harry Enfield's sketch characters was a German student visiting Britain. Every time someone mentioned anything to do with WWII (and he would always cause it to be brought up by doing things such as asking why there are modern buildings next to pre-WWII buildings on a tour of London) he would start off by apologising for his country's past actions, but would always end up betraying his Nazi sympathies.

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* One of Harry Enfield's sketch characters was a German student visiting Britain. Every time someone mentioned anything to do with WWII (and he would always cause it to be brought up by doing things such as asking why there are modern buildings next to pre-WWII buildings on a tour of London) London), he would start off by apologising for his country's past actions, but would always end up betraying his Nazi sympathies.



* A ZigZaggingTrope in ''ComicBook/{{Preacher}}'': Jesse Custer, the protagonist, befriends an old German WWII veteran. Initially it looks like [[spoiler:this trope is averted: the old man tells Jesse he merely did his duty during a time of war and was never a Nazi]]. But then we find out [[spoiler:he's lying: he actually was a member of the SS and killed many innocent people]]. However, the old man [[spoiler:now repents his actions and asks Jesse to absolve him, but Jesse refuses]].
** Actually averted with Grail leader and main protagonist and Herr Starr. In the course of a conversation with vampire Cassidy (whom Starr has kidnapped mistaking him for true target Jesse Custer), Cassidy remarks how unusual (if not outright hypocritical) it is for a German like Starr to belong to a subversive organization that has named its most sacred shrine/headquarters "Masada" (after the ancient mountaintop fortress in Israel and the last Jewish stronghold during a revolt in Judaea). Starr asserts that he is not a racist and that all national, religious and racial identity become inconsequential once he joined The Grail.
* Johann Schmidt, AKA ComicBook/RedSkull, served as a former member of the Nazi Party during World War II in the Comicbook/CaptainAmerica comics and also pretty much every single medium (except the 1990 movie, where he was an Italian fascist whose only involvement with the German Nazis is his partaking in the Ubermensch project.) Subverted in the 2011 movie ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger''. Johann Schmidt was never a Nazi but served Hitler in exchange for resources to fund his research. When Hitler became impatient with Schmidt's apparent lack of progress and cut off his funding, Schmidt instantly turned against Hitler and murdered his Nazi superiors; in fact, he was all along planning to destroy Berlin alongside other "hostile" capitals.
* ''ComicBook/{{Asterix}}'': In ''Asterix and the Goths'' the Goths are depicted as villains. They kidnap Getafix and bring him to Germania. When they are kept waiting at the border, their chieftain starts swearing, one of the swear words being a swastika. In later Asterix albums the Goths are depicted in a more sympathetic light, as artist Albert Uderzo regretted depicting them as being evil. He apologized to his readers and explained that ''Asterix and The Goths'' was made a mere 20 years after the end of World War Two. Even in ''Asterix and the Goths'', the Goths wear helmets that look like picklehaubs, deliberately to suggest the ''First'' World War rather than the Second.

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* A ZigZaggingTrope in ''ComicBook/{{Preacher}}'': Jesse Custer, the protagonist, befriends an old German WWII veteran. Initially Initially, it looks like [[spoiler:this trope is averted: the old man tells Jesse he merely did his duty during a time of war and was never a Nazi]]. But then we find out [[spoiler:he's lying: he actually was a member of the SS and killed many innocent people]]. However, the old man [[spoiler:now repents regrets his actions and asks Jesse to absolve him, but Jesse refuses]].
** Actually averted with Grail leader and main protagonist and Herr Starr. In the course of a conversation with the vampire Cassidy (whom Starr has kidnapped kidnapped, mistaking him for his true target target, Jesse Custer), Cassidy remarks how unusual (if not outright hypocritical) it is for a German like Starr to belong to a subversive organization that has named its most sacred shrine/headquarters "Masada" (after the ancient mountaintop fortress in Israel and the last Jewish stronghold during a revolt in Judaea). Starr asserts that he is not a racist and that all national, religious religious, and racial identity become became inconsequential once he joined The Grail.
* Johann Schmidt, AKA ComicBook/RedSkull, served as a former member of the Nazi Party during World War II in the Comicbook/CaptainAmerica comics and also pretty much every single medium (except the 1990 movie, where he was an Italian fascist whose only involvement with the German Nazis is his partaking in the Ubermensch project.) project). Subverted in the 2011 movie ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger''. Johann Schmidt was never a Nazi Nazi, but served Hitler in exchange for resources to fund his research. When Hitler became impatient with Schmidt's apparent lack of progress and cut off his funding, Schmidt instantly turned against Hitler and murdered his Nazi superiors; in fact, he was all along planning to destroy Berlin alongside other "hostile" capitals.
* ''ComicBook/{{Asterix}}'': In ''Asterix and the Goths'' Goths'', the Goths are depicted as villains. They kidnap Getafix and bring him to Germania. When they are kept waiting at the border, their chieftain starts swearing, one of the swear words being a swastika. In later Asterix albums albums, the Goths are depicted in a more sympathetic light, as artist Albert Uderzo regretted depicting them as being evil. He apologized to his readers and explained that ''Asterix and The Goths'' was made a mere 20 years after the end of World War Two. Even in ''Asterix and the Goths'', the Goths wear helmets that look like picklehaubs, deliberately to suggest the ''First'' World War rather than the Second.



* ''Film/EuroTrip''. Scottie meets the hot German girl's family. Her kid brother goose-steps, draws a Hitler-stache on his face and does Nazi salutes while his dad isn't looking.

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* ''Film/EuroTrip''. Scottie meets the hot German girl's family. Her kid brother goose-steps, draws a Hitler-stache on his face face, and does Nazi salutes while his dad isn't looking.



* Yahoo Movies makes this generalization about the boarding school in the film version of ''Literature/TheConfusionsOfYoungTorless''. Despite the novel being set in the 19th century. Beineberg and Reiting are vicious bullies in Prussian-looking school uniforms who spout some Fascist-sounding rhetoric, and they ''are'' Austrian, but the First World War hasn't even happened yet. The director makes some obvious choices to play up the Nazi parallels in the story's conflict, but the school is not a Nazi boarding school.

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* Yahoo Movies makes this generalization about the boarding school in the film version of ''Literature/TheConfusionsOfYoungTorless''. Despite the novel being set in the 19th century. Beineberg and Reiting are vicious bullies in Prussian-looking school uniforms who spout some Fascist-sounding rhetoric, and they ''are'' Austrian, but the First World War hasn't even happened yet.yet, let alone the second. The director makes some obvious choices to play up the Nazi parallels in the story's conflict, but the school is not a Nazi boarding school.



* The 2004 ''Film/KingArthur'' seemed to be going for this rather blatantly with the Saxon invaders of Britain, who are proto-Germans at best. King Cerdic stops one of his soldiers from raping a local woman because he argues the mixed offspring would pollute the purity of the Saxon warrior's blood, before killing both the soldier and the woman to set an example. Historically the Saxons and Celtic-Roman Britons actually interbred quite a bit, and Cerdic himself may have been the product of such a union.

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* The 2004 ''Film/KingArthur'' seemed to be going for this rather blatantly with the Saxon invaders of Britain, who are proto-Germans at best. King Cerdic stops one of his soldiers from raping a local woman because he argues the mixed offspring would pollute the purity of the Saxon warrior's blood, before killing both the soldier and the woman to set an example. Historically Historically, the Saxons and Celtic-Roman Britons actually interbred quite a bit, and Cerdic himself may have been the product of such a union.



* ''Film/FortyNinthParallel'': Subverted. While in Canada, the saboteurs' leader Hirth tries to get some German Canadian Hutterites onto their side with Nazi rhetoric. Being a pacifist sect and glad to be Canadians, they naturally reject him. Among the saboteurs, Vogul has little enthusiasm for the Nazi cause, and he tries to join the Hutterites instead. Hirth shoots for it.

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* ''Film/FortyNinthParallel'': Subverted. While in Canada, the saboteurs' leader Hirth tries to get some German Canadian Hutterites onto their side with Nazi rhetoric. Being a pacifist sect and glad to be Canadians, they naturally reject him. Among the saboteurs, Vogul has little enthusiasm for the Nazi cause, and he tries to join the Hutterites instead. Hirth shoots him for it.



* The Roi-Tanners in ''Literature/BoredOfTheRings'' are tall and blond, speak a German version of PoirotSpeak, and wear horned helmets, lederhosen and [[GoodHairEvilHair toothbrush mustaches]]. They are said by Stomper to make a habit of waging territorial war on neighboring lands and to have "summer camps for their neighbors handsomely fitted out with the most modern oven and shower facilities."
* [[MadScientist Ter Borcht]] from ''Literature/MaximumRide'' is this. He's a mad doctor, with a suspiciously German accent, who works for a woman who believes that the world's population must be reduced by one half. The antagonists are all but stated to actually be Nazis. In fact, the aforementioned woman is old enough to have lived through UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.
* A plot point in the Literature/JamesBond novel ''Literature/{{Moonraker}}'': A German technician's last actions before he commits suicide are to salute and yell "Heil!" It turns out that [[spoiler: Hugo Drax and his men are in fact German soldiers who have been hiding in England since World War II]].

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* The Roi-Tanners in ''Literature/BoredOfTheRings'' are tall and blond, speak a German version of PoirotSpeak, and wear horned helmets, lederhosen lederhosen, and [[GoodHairEvilHair toothbrush mustaches]]. They are said by Stomper to make a habit of waging territorial war on neighboring lands and to have "summer camps for their neighbors handsomely fitted out with [[MaximumFunChamber the most modern oven and shower facilities.facilities]]."
* [[MadScientist Ter Borcht]] from ''Literature/MaximumRide'' is this. He's a mad doctor, with a suspiciously German accent, who works for a woman [[FinalSolution who believes that the world's population must be reduced by one half.half]]. The antagonists are all but stated to actually be Nazis. In fact, the aforementioned woman is old enough to have lived through UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.
* A plot point in the Literature/JamesBond novel ''Literature/{{Moonraker}}'': A German technician's last actions before he commits suicide are to salute and yell "Heil!" It turns out that [[spoiler: Hugo [[spoiler:Hugo Drax and his men are in fact German soldiers who have been hiding in England since World War II]].



* Robert Conroy's ''1901'' might very well be called ''All Germans Are Nazis: The Book''. Because every German in it is and acts as such. Despite the book being an AlternateHistory book depicting a war between the United States and the Kaiserreich in 1901. It even ends with [[spoiler: a CaptainErsatz of Hitler seizing power in Germany after the Kaiser flees to Denmark, congratulating himself that he can blame the German defeat on the Jews]].

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* Robert Conroy's ''1901'' might very well be called ''All Germans Are Nazis: The Book''. Because every German in it is and acts as such. Despite the book being an AlternateHistory book depicting a war between the United States and the Kaiserreich in 1901. It even ends with [[spoiler: a [[spoiler:a CaptainErsatz of Hitler seizing power in Germany after the Kaiser flees to Denmark, congratulating himself that he can blame the German defeat on the Jews]].



* A pre-1945 example in ''Literature/TheKnightsOfTheCross'' - the villains are UsefulNotes/TheTeutonicKnights, who act very, very prussian and evil.

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* A pre-1945 example in ''Literature/TheKnightsOfTheCross'' - the villains are UsefulNotes/TheTeutonicKnights, who act very, very prussian and evil.



* ''Series/BabylonBerlin'' neatly averts this, seeing how it starts out in 1929 [[UsefulNotes/WeimarRepublic Weimar Germany]] (four years before the Nazis' decisive electoral victory), and the German Communists and conservative nationalists (in this case, the proto-fascistic Monarchists of the 'Black Reichswehr') are featured much more prominently. In fact, it makes it almost shocking when the Nazi movement ''does'' suddenly rear its head at the end of the second season [[spoiler:when they murder Chief of Political Police Dr Benda, who is Jewish, while [[FalseFlagOperation disgused as said Communists]]]].

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* ''Series/BabylonBerlin'' neatly averts this, seeing how it starts out in 1929 [[UsefulNotes/WeimarRepublic Weimar Germany]] (four years before the Nazis' decisive electoral victory), and the German Communists and conservative nationalists (in this case, the proto-fascistic Monarchists of the 'Black Reichswehr') are featured much more prominently. In fact, it makes it almost shocking when the Nazi movement ''does'' suddenly rear its head at the end of the second season [[spoiler:when they murder Chief of Political Police Dr Dr. Benda, who is Jewish, while [[FalseFlagOperation disgused as said Communists]]]].
13th Feb '18 9:07:11 PM Miracle@StOlaf
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