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* Heimlich Ritter from NeverAgain. He is absolutely nothing like the other Nazis, being a kindhearted AllLovingHero who is in love with a Jew and even goes so far as to successfully [[spoiler:reform ''Hitler''!]]



* One of the main point of view characters in ''Literature/BitterSeeds'', book one in the ''Main/TheMilkweedTriptych'', is one by default, as he and a bunch of others are the result of twisted scientific Nazi experiments in an alternate WWII setting. Their opinions on whom they serve vary, though Klaus is more on the just-trying-to-survive end of the scale.

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* One of the main point of view characters in ''Literature/BitterSeeds'', book one in the ''Main/TheMilkweedTriptych'', ''The Milkweed Triptych'', is one by default, as he and a bunch of others are the result of twisted scientific Nazi experiments in an alternate WWII setting. Their opinions on whom they serve vary, though Klaus is more on the just-trying-to-survive end of the scale.



* Many Japanese strategy games, such as the ''Advanced Daisenryaku'' series, puts you as a Nazi commander. You can still play as the Allies, though.

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* Many Japanese strategy games, such as the ''Advanced Daisenryaku'' ''VideoGame/AdvancedDaisenryaku'' series, puts you as a Nazi commander. You can still play as the Allies, though.



* One ''{{Creepypasta}}'' entry features a Nazi medic as the protagonist. He and his group are sent out in true WeHaveReserves fashion, and he goes insane trying to keep them alive on the Russian front with no resources, eventually dying after using his own blood to give a blood transfusion to his patients. The kicker is he's just a rudimentary doctor from a small farming community, and is completely uninvested in Nazi ideals, making this a rare case case of a Nazi protagonist being the hero. This is also TruthInTelevision as, by that point in the war, all capable German men who were physically capable were being put on the frontlines as Germany ran out of the aforementioned reserves.

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* One ''{{Creepypasta}}'' entry features a Nazi medic as the protagonist. He and his group are sent out in true WeHaveReserves fashion, and he goes insane trying to keep them alive on the Russian front with no resources, eventually dying after using his own blood to give a blood transfusion to his patients. The kicker is he's just a rudimentary doctor from a small farming community, and is completely uninvested in Nazi ideals, making this a rare case case of a Nazi protagonist being the hero. This is also TruthInTelevision as, by that point in the war, all capable German men who were physically capable were being put on the frontlines as Germany ran out of the aforementioned reserves.


* ''Le Voyage de Marcel Grob''[[labelnote:Translation]]''The Journey of Marcel Grob''[[/labelnote]] is a 2019 French graphic novel based on real events, telling the story of the titular Marcel Grob, a seventen years-old Alsacian Malgré-nous who has been forcibly drafted in the Waffen SS in mid-1944, and his tour of duty in Italy a few months later. [[spoiler:The Marzabotto massacre plays an important role in the story, Grob took part in it]]. Another major character is Grob's superior, Untersturmführer Matthias Brehme, who turns out to be a cultured, apolitical, and affable man instead of a brainless fanatic like how Waffen SS are often depicted. The story is told through the FramingDevice of an elderly Marcel Grob telling his story to an examining magistrate contributing to an Italian effort to hunt the last nazi war criminals. The author is the grand-nephew of the real Marcel Grob.

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* ''Le Voyage de Marcel Grob''[[labelnote:Translation]]''The Journey of Marcel Grob''[[/labelnote]] is a 2019 French graphic novel based on real events, telling the story of the titular Marcel Grob, a seventen years-old Alsacian Malgré-nous who has been forcibly drafted in the Waffen SS in mid-1944, and his tour of duty in Italy a few months later. [[spoiler:The Marzabotto massacre plays an important role in the story, Grob took part in it]]. Another major character is Grob's superior, Untersturmführer Matthias Brehme, who turns out to be a cultured, apolitical, and affable man instead of a brainless fanatic like how Waffen SS are often depicted. The story is told through the FramingDevice of an elderly Marcel Grob telling his story to an examining magistrate contributing to an Italian effort to hunt the last nazi war criminals. The author author, Philippe Collin, is the grand-nephew of the real Marcel Grob.

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* ''Le Voyage de Marcel Grob''[[labelnote:Translation]]''The Journey of Marcel Grob''[[/labelnote]] is a 2019 French graphic novel based on real events, telling the story of the titular Marcel Grob, a seventen years-old Alsacian Malgré-nous who has been forcibly drafted in the Waffen SS in mid-1944, and his tour of duty in Italy a few months later. [[spoiler:The Marzabotto massacre plays an important role in the story, Grob took part in it]]. Another major character is Grob's superior, Untersturmführer Matthias Brehme, who turns out to be a cultured, apolitical, and affable man instead of a brainless fanatic like how Waffen SS are often depicted. The story is told through the FramingDevice of an elderly Marcel Grob telling his story to an examining magistrate contributing to an Italian effort to hunt the last nazi war criminals. The author is the grand-nephew of the real Marcel Grob.


* TheOpportunist: A Nazi involved in or aware of the atrocities who [[LackOfEmpathy feels no guilt]], but has no particular loyalty to the Nazis or their ideology. For him, working for the Nazis is [[ItsAllAboutMe just how you get ahead]], and he'll have no compunction about turning coat if the situation changes. He is thus unlikely at best to get audience sympathy, but if he's an otherwise interesting character, he might get the audience's grudging respect. (If he's not, he gets less respect ''and'' less sympathy than the DirtyCoward.)

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* TheOpportunist: OpportunisticBastard: A Nazi involved in or aware of the atrocities who [[LackOfEmpathy feels no guilt]], but has no particular loyalty to the Nazis or their ideology. For him, working for the Nazis is [[ItsAllAboutMe just how you get ahead]], and he'll have no compunction about turning coat if the situation changes. He is thus unlikely at best to get audience sympathy, but if he's an otherwise interesting character, he might get the audience's grudging respect. (If he's not, he gets less respect ''and'' less sympathy than the DirtyCoward.)


* TheOpportunist: A Nazi involved in or aware of the atrocities who [[LackOfEmpathy feels no guilt]], but has no particular loyalty to the Nazis or their ideology. For him, working for the Nazis is [[ItsAllAboutMe just how you get ahead]], and he'll have no compunction about turning coat if the situation changes. He is thus unlikely at best to get audience sympathy, but if played competently, he might get the audience's grudging respect.

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* TheOpportunist: A Nazi involved in or aware of the atrocities who [[LackOfEmpathy feels no guilt]], but has no particular loyalty to the Nazis or their ideology. For him, working for the Nazis is [[ItsAllAboutMe just how you get ahead]], and he'll have no compunction about turning coat if the situation changes. He is thus unlikely at best to get audience sympathy, but if played competently, he's an otherwise interesting character, he might get the audience's grudging respect.respect. (If he's not, he gets less respect ''and'' less sympathy than the DirtyCoward.)


* VillainProtagonist: This guy does all the worst atrocities associated with the Nazi Party and [[LackOfEmpathy feels no guilt]]. Unsurprisingly, they receive all of the audience's hatred. Expect him to die a KarmicDeath at the story's end.

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* TheOpportunist: A Nazi involved in or aware of the atrocities who [[LackOfEmpathy feels no guilt]], but has no particular loyalty to the Nazis or their ideology. For him, working for the Nazis is [[ItsAllAboutMe just how you get ahead]], and he'll have no compunction about turning coat if the situation changes. He is thus unlikely at best to get audience sympathy, but if played competently, he might get the audience's grudging respect.
* VillainProtagonist: This guy does all the worst atrocities associated with the Nazi Party and [[LackOfEmpathy feels no guilt]].guilt]] and buys at least partly into the Nazi ideology. Unsurprisingly, they receive all of the audience's hatred. Expect him to die a KarmicDeath at the story's end.


* The plot of ''Film/IngloriousBasterds'' is about a Jewish woman and an Allied Commando squad trying separately to kill all of the Nazi high command at a film premiere but Colonel Hans Landa aka "the Jew hunter" of the S.S. is the character with the most screen time.

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* The plot of ''Film/IngloriousBasterds'' is about a Jewish woman and an Allied Commando squad trying separately to kill all of the Nazi high command at a film premiere but premiere. However, SS Colonel Hans Landa aka "the Jew hunter" of the S.S. is the character with the most screen time. The film is better for it, as Landa's smooth professionalism, uncanny competence, and shameless opportunism make him a fascinating (if repulsive) character.


* ''[[Literature/CagingSkies]]'', the book ''[[Film/JojoRabbit]]'' is based on, has Johannes Beltzer, who gains a {{Yandere}} crush on the Jewish woman his parents are hiding in the attic, Elsa Korr. Slowly, but surely, he abandons his Nazi worldview, but he doesn't abandon his ManipulativeBastard tendencies, his toxic masculinity and his general bigotry towards people who are different, which leaves him abandoned and all alone at the end of the novel.

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* ''[[Literature/CagingSkies]]'', ''Literature/CagingSkies'', the book ''[[Film/JojoRabbit]]'' ''Film/JojoRabbit'' is based on, has Johannes Beltzer, who gains a {{Yandere}} crush on the Jewish woman his parents are hiding in the attic, Elsa Korr. Slowly, but surely, he abandons his Nazi worldview, but he doesn't abandon his ManipulativeBastard tendencies, his toxic masculinity and his general bigotry towards people who are different, which leaves him abandoned and all alone at the end of the novel.

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* ''[[Literature/CagingSkies]]'', the book ''[[Film/JojoRabbit]]'' is based on, has Johannes Beltzer, who gains a {{Yandere}} crush on the Jewish woman his parents are hiding in the attic, Elsa Korr. Slowly, but surely, he abandons his Nazi worldview, but he doesn't abandon his ManipulativeBastard tendencies, his toxic masculinity and his general bigotry towards people who are different, which leaves him abandoned and all alone at the end of the novel.


* ''Film/TheEagleHasLanded'': The protagonists are a group of German commandos trying to assassinate Churchill under orders from Heinrich Himmler. The film does establish that the commandos themselves are honorable men [[MyCountryRightOrWrong concerned only with their mission]] and are disgusted by the war crimes they witness, even if their bosses might be mass murderers.

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* ''Film/TheEagleHasLanded'': The protagonists are a group of German commandos trying to assassinate Winston Churchill under orders from Heinrich Himmler. The film does establish that the commandos themselves are honorable men [[MyCountryRightOrWrong concerned only with their mission]] and are disgusted by the war crimes they witness, even if their bosses might be mass murderers.

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* ''Film/TheEagleHasLanded'': The protagonists are a group of German commandos trying to assassinate Churchill under orders from Heinrich Himmler. The film does establish that the commandos themselves are honorable men [[MyCountryRightOrWrong concerned only with their mission]] and are disgusted by the war crimes they witness, even if their bosses might be mass murderers.

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* The plot of ''Film/IngloriousBasterds'' is about a Jewish woman and an Allied Commando squad trying separately to kill all of the Nazi high command at a film premiere but Colonel Hans Landa aka "the Jew hunter" of the S.S. is the character with the most screen time.

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* ''VideoGame/BattlefieldV'' has Peter Muller from "The Last Tiger", who is the commander of a German Tiger I Heavy Tank. Downplayed in that, while he is part of the Wehrmacht, he isn't part of the Nazi Party.


Be careful though, not AllGermansAreNazis. Neonazis and nazi sympathisers from modern days aren't included.

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Be careful though, not AllGermansAreNazis. Neonazis Neo-Nazis and nazi sympathisers Nazi sympathizers from the modern days day aren't included.


* The police detective in Robert Harris's ''Literature/{{Fatherland}}'', despite the novel being set in an AlternateHistory where the Nazis won World War II, ''[[AvertedTrope isn't]]'' a Nazi himself it's mentioned that his career has suffered because he refuses to join the Party. He is, however, a member of the SS, albeit a version of the SS that has been transformed into what is pretty much a civilian police force.

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* The police detective Xavier March in Robert Harris's ''Literature/{{Fatherland}}'', despite the novel being set in an AlternateHistory where the Nazis won World War II, ''[[AvertedTrope isn't]]'' a Nazi himself it's mentioned that his career has suffered because he refuses to join the Party. He is, however, a member of the SS, albeit a version of the SS that has been transformed into what is pretty much a civilian police force.

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