Adolf Hitler

Painting by Hitler features in Italian exhibition on art and madness

An exhibition about art and madness in northern Italy will feature a painting by Adolf Hitler, despite the late German dictator's work being far from a masterpiece, organizers said Friday.

Hitler's travel phone up for auction in the US

The personal travel phone that once belonged to Adolf Hitler and which was taken from his Berlin bunker just days after the German capital fell in 1945 is currently up for sale at an auction house in the US.

Hitler's "Mein Kampf" becomes runaway publishing success in Germany

Sales of Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" - a rambling manifesto of his Nazi beliefs – have surged since it was first published in post-war Germany a year ago.

Austria confiscates Hitler's birth house

The Austrian state will confiscate the house where Adolf Hitler was born, Austria's parliament decided, but the future use of the building in Braunau is still unclear.

Hitler salute is grounds for dismissal, German court rules

A German employment tribunal on Thursday ruled that a Nazi salute is grounds for dismissal after a driver for a patient transfer service filed a legal complaint against his employer.

Hitler's birth house will be razed, Austrian minister says

The house where Adolf Hitler was born will be razed and a new building will be erected in its place, Austrian Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka said Monday, announcing a final decision on the problematic structure.

New video footage of "friendly" Hitler to be used only for research

Recently discovered film footage showing Adolf Hitler's private side, recorded by one of German composer Richard Wagner's relatives, will not be made available to the public, the director of the Bavarian Central Archive told dpa on Thursday.

Austrian government decides to confiscate Hitler's birth house

Austria will seize the house where Adolf Hitler was born from its private owner to prevent it from becoming an attraction for neo-Nazis, the government decided Tuesday.

Bavaria considers use of Mein Kampf in school curriculum

The Bavarian parliament was debating Thursday whether an annotated version of Adolf Hitler's opus Mein Kampf should be authorized for educational use in schools and other establishments.

Educators, retailers mull tackling Mein Kampf once copyright expires

The German Teachers' Association says that it would incorporate a new edition of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf into its lesson plan after copyright on the work expires, while booksellers grapple with their approach to selling reprints.

German Jewish leaders back continued ban on Hitler book

German state officials have already announced that sedition charges will be pressed if anyone publishes a plain edition of Mein Kampf, which translates as My Struggle.