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The swastika is an icon widely found in human history and the modern world. It is alternatively known in various European languages as the Hakenkreuz, gammadion cross, cross cramponnée, croix gammée, fylfot, or tetraskelion, and in Japan as the Manji. A swastika generally takes the form of a rotationally symmetrical ...

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A Maypole topped with a swastika is raised for a May Day parade in the Lustgarten in Berlin. The May holiday became an important celebration in the Nazi calendar. Germany, April 26, 1939. — National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.

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Feb 6, 2014 ... The swastika is a symbol used by of one of the most hated men on Earth, a symbol that represents the slaughter of millions of people and one of the most destructive wars on Earth. But Adolf Hitler was not the first to use this symbol. In fact, it was used as a powerful symbol thousands of years before him, ...

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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 fortune in almost every culture in the world. As more evidence emerges of its long pre-Nazi history in Europe, can this ancient sign ever shake off its evil associations?

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While the team led by IIT professors exults about how this fascinating discovery helps prove that Indian civilization is much older than what history has us believe and instils national pride, perhaps it is a good time to ask ourselves what's the fuss all about? In India the Swastika symbol is ubiquitous. Look around; on cars,  ...

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Aug 7, 2017 ... 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 . What is the history of the swastika? Does it now represent good or evil? The Oldest Known Symbol. The swastika is an ancient symbol that has ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/history/man-who-brought-swastika-germany-and-how-nazis-stole-it-180962812

Apr 6, 2017 ... The discovery catapulted him to fame, and with his fame came a burst of interest in all that he uncovered. The intrepid archaeologist found his Homeric city, but he also found something else: the swastika, a symbol that would be manipulated to shape world history. Schliemann found his epic city—and the ...

mentalfloss.com/article/57165/why-did-nazis-hijack-swastika

Jun 24, 2014 ... Reader Scott from Vermont wrote to ask, “Why did the Nazis adopt the ancient sacred symbol of the swastika as their emblem?” Before the Nazis started using it and ruined it for everyone, the swastika had a long history throughout the world. Archaeologists have found evidence of the symbol's use ...

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Sep 3, 2017 ... I come across this obsession with swastikas time and time again. In my university courses on German cultural history, students are repelled yet fascinated by the horror it symbolizes. When I ask whether the swastika should be banned in North America the way it is in Germany, some say yes, whereas others ...