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The swastika (as a character: 卐 ) is an ancient religious symbol that generally takes the form of an equilateral cross, with its four legs bent at 90 degrees.

Why Did the Nazis Hijack the Swastika? | Mental Floss

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Jun 24, 2014 ... After those discoveries, the swastika became a common symbol of ... German nationalist movements saw the swastika as the Germans' link to ...

History of the Swastika - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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To this day it is a sacred symbol in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Odinism. It is a common sight on temples or houses in India or Indonesia. Swastikas also ...

The symbol of the Swastika and its 12,000-year-old history | Ancient ...

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Feb 6, 2014 ... The swastika is a symbol used by of one of the most hated men on ... of the " swastika" was chosen for the power of the symbol, not its disuse or ...

The Swastika | Jewish Virtual Library

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While commonly associated with Nazi Germany, the swastika symbol is more than 3,000 years old. The term "Swastika" was originally the name for a hooked ...

What is the story behind the swastika (Hindu symbol)? Is its - Quora

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The Nazi swastika's resemblance to Hindu symbol is no accident. The Nazis had substantially twisted Hindu ideals to suit their needs. The word "Aryan" that ...

How the world loved the swastika - until Hitler stole it - BBC News

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Oct 23, 2014 ... In the Western world the swastika is synonymous with fascism, but it goes back thousands of years and has been used as a symbol of good ...

Origins of the Swastika Flag (Third Reich, Germany) - CRW Flags Inc.

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Smith 1975 notes that it was a symbol of the Aryan peoples (among many ... A swastika is a symbol of multiple meanings.

History of the Swastika - 20th Century History - About.com

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The swastika is an extremely powerful symbol. The Nazis used it to murder millions of people during the Holocaust, but for centuries it had positive meanings .

How did Hitler come to adopt the Indian (sacred hindu) symbol of ...

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Best Answer: just like any other party trying to adopt the other parties symbol hitler adopted the hindu symbol of swastika and reversed it for the reasons .the ...

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The Swastika: A Sign of Good Luck Becomes a Symbol of Evil ...

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The Swastika Flag. The swastika is a very old symbol with use widespread throughout the world. Sometimes referred to as a “Gammadion” “Hakenkreuz” or a ...

Why did the Nazis pick the swastika as the symbol for their party ...

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Nov 25, 2013 ... Hitler wanted a symbol like no other. He wanted something distinct that would stand out when it was carried into battle.The swastika had ...

How did Swastika became a symbol of Nazi Party? - Quora

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What's-his-name actually talks about the design of the flag in Mein Kampf: I myself, meanwhile, after innumerable attempts, had laid down a final form; a flag with ...