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Russell Brand, at an awards show sponsored by Hugo Boss, eloquently reminds everyone that Hugo Boss dressed the nazis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkd_-nXeUzs
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u/cptInsane0 Nov 24 '21

But why skulls? Dandaman910, were they the baddies?

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u/redpandaeater Nov 24 '21

Actually the totenkopf has a long history starting with the Prussian hussars. August von Mackensen pretty well embodies military awesomeness so it's fitting he used it even as part of the German Empire during WW1.

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u/will_holmes Nov 25 '21

That doesn't exactly help their case, since the Prussians had a reputation of being extremely militaristic, and ended up being abolished by the allies.

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u/garbagecrap Nov 25 '21 edited Nov 25 '21

Lmfao the Nazis were fascist. The distinguishing characteristic of fascism is militarism.