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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Hitler on a sled

Here's something you don't see every day, the evil Nazi leader enjoying a bit of wintertime fun. This is from an article over at Cracked called 14 Photographs That Shatter Your Image Of Famous People. Martin Luther King as a pool hustler, Mister Rogers flipping you off, Eminem wearing an Alf shirt. . .it just keeps getting weirder.

Mountains were part of the mystical image of the German people cultivated during the Third Reich. They were considered primeval, mysterious, a land where a rugged and pure people could breath clean air. The Alps were often contrasted with the steppes of Russia, where the "inferior Slavic hordes" dwelled. So it's not so surprising to have Hitler do a photo shoot on a sled. But couldn't they have found him an adult sized one?

And couldn't he have crashed into a tree?


  1. Maybe that´s when things strated to slip for him........
    There´s a book called Hitler by Joachim C.Fest and on page 491 there´s a Picture of Hitler wearing a Long Trenchcoat and flying cap (which Looks like a bathing cap)The Pilot Standing just behind him is laughing..

  2. I have to check out those other photos now!
    And he looks like an elf. An angry elf...


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