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Book Looks at Humor in Hitler's Germany

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Book Looks at Humor in Hitler's Germany

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Book Looks at Humor in Hitler's Germany

Book Looks at Humor in Hitler's Germany

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A new book, Heil Hitler: The Pig is Dead, looks at the jokes people told in Adolph Hitler's Germany, where, by the end of World War II, jokes could mean a death sentence.

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Rudolf Herzog, filmmaker and author; new book titled Heil Hitler, The Pig is Dead