April 1945 – Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun commit suicide (Front page of the U. Armed Forces newspaper, Stars and Stripes, 2 May For all those NRA members who fear Hitler will take your guns? Here's your news flash.
WWII German Soldier in A Gas Mask. Hitler should be given credit for seeing that gas was not used during the European war due to his own disgust with chemical warfare. He had been a gas casualty during the First World War.