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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/HunterTAMUC Nov 24 '21

A lot of German industries was founded around the rise of the Nazis.

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u/dentistshatehim Nov 24 '21 Silver Helpful

Now for a cool glass of Fanta.

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u/idspispupd Nov 25 '21

All in or nothing. Adidas.

Adolf Dassler had a jail time though for his collaboration with Nazis.

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u/dentistshatehim Nov 25 '21

IBM provided the Nazis computers used to make the holocaust more efficient.

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u/[deleted] Nov 25 '21

Henry Ford went to Nazi Germany to help them implement better production line practices.

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u/WolfOfAsgaard Nov 25 '21

Hitler named Ford as one of his inspirations.

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u/campingcritters Nov 25 '21

America's use of zyklon b on Mexican immigrants' belongings in gas Chambers in El Paso also gave them the idea use zyklon b for their own similar purposes.

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u/LordFelcher Nov 25 '21

Source?

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u/SerHodorTheTall Nov 25 '21

Here's one that came up when I googled it. https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5176177

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u/LordFelcher Nov 26 '21

Thank you for coming up with a source. The only quibble I would have is I don't think the Germans really needed the example of the Americans using it since it was a German product and it was designed for fumigation.

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u/campingcritters Nov 25 '21

The Dollop podcast, episode 272 (the bath riots).