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Mein Kampf Sold Out In Germany
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For the first time since WWII, the book is now being sold in Germany. However it was sold out instantly, and there have been over 15,000 pre-orders along with it being listed as one of the best selling books in non-fiction. There is still high demand for more prints.

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/adolf-hitler-s-mein-kampf-sells-out-after-week-german-n497211

Others seem to be worried this is due to all the recent sexual attacks in Germany recently, thus more and more people are becoming nationalistic.

http://europe.newsweek.com/far-right-sentiment-grows-germany-mein-kampf-sells-out-413899?rm=eu
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You know what these people are thinking.

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It's probably mostly for historical interest tbh. If it's been unavailable for that long, of course people are going to want to read it now that they have the chance.
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I liked the sequel better
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Rujikin wrote:

You know what these people are thinking.



He wasn't any worse than anyone else. In fact Stalin was the worst, yet we were allied because Jews.
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DanteVSTheWorld wrote:


Rujikin wrote:

You know what these people are thinking.



He wasn't any worse than anyone else. In fact Stalin was the worst, yet we were allied because Jews.


I know. Mao was the worst. Hitlers more interesting than stalin though and we were at war with him.
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You have to be nuts to think Hitler is absolutely blameless.

However, this is a book on my to-read list. It's simply too interesting to dismiss.
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Well this is awkward.
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Morbidhanson wrote:

You have to be nuts to think Hitler is absolutely blameless.

However, this is a book on my to-read list. It's simply too interesting to dismiss.


I didn't mean in that way, just not any worse than Truman who used an atomic bomb twice, Eisenhower who starved over a million German PoW, or Stalin ordering the killing of his own troops and sending prisoners both soldier and civilian to the Gulag where loads more died. But we're told Hitler was the worst because millions died at Auschwitz, even though The Red Cross, found the total death toll there to be no where near that (270,000), and it was due to typhus (a disease rampant towards the end of WWII).





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DanteVSTheWorld wrote:


Rujikin wrote:

You know what these people are thinking.



He wasn't any worse than anyone else. In fact Stalin was the worst, yet we were allied because Jews.


Why was Stalin worse than Hitler?

I know way more people died as a result of Stalin's policies compared to Hitler, but then Mao would be worse than the two of them combined. But then again, Mao never used atomic weapons on innocent civilians so wouldn't that make the USA the worse? But the USA saved the world from those horrible Nazis soooo.... ISIS?

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DanteVSTheWorld wrote:

I didn't mean in that way, just not any worse than Truman who used an atomic bomb twice, Eisenhower who starved over a million German PoW, or Stalin ordering the killing of his own troops and sending prisoners both soldier and civilian to the Gulag where loads more died. But we're told Hitler was the worst because millions died at Auschwitz, even The Red Cross, found the total death toll there to be no where near that, and it was due to typhus (a disease rampant towards the end of WWII).







I wasn't addressing you with my statement but, yeah, I'd have to agree with you. I've always questioned the number of deaths caused by Hitler. Estimates range from 4 to 20 million, which is a ridiculous range. And when I ask people what makes them believe the numbers are accurate (since they sound arbitrary or made up), I'm suddenly considered a Hitler worshipper and a Holocaust denier.

Well, technically this is a type of Holocaust denial, but I'm not doubting that the Holocaust actually happened. I am just wondering how many people actually died.
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Despite the general dislike of Hitler and Nazi ideology, Mein Kampf is an important historical document for any historian who studies Hitler or Nazi Germany.
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Kanudelgruber wrote:

It's probably mostly for historical interest tbh. If it's been unavailable for that long, of course people are going to want to read it now that they have the chance.

No. It's obviously hitler worship. What does the modern generation want to do with history anyway amirite
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