How Hitler got his moustache, and why it was common for ...

Posts: 2,911. Re: How Hitler got his moustache, and why it was common for World War I soldiers. FYI: The tooth brush mustache was common BEFORE World War One and in America. "The style originally became popular in the late 19th century in the United States. [1] It was a neat, uniform, low-maintenance style that echoed the standardization and ...

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Hitler, however, was known to wear an Imperial moustache during the First World War. He adopted the Toothbrush not out of fandom for Chaplin but under orders as it prevented wearing a gas mask. Needless to say, the Toothbrush moustache has been all but non-existent since the Second World War.

Is Moustache a French word? - R4 DN

Hitler originally wore the Kaiser moustache, as evidenced by photographs of him as a soldier during World War I. Alexander Moritz Frey, who served with Hitler during World War I, said Hitler wore the toothbrush in the trenches after he was ordered to trim his moustache to facilitate the wearing of a gas mask.

How did Hitler get his tooth moustache? - Axis History Forum

Hitler liked Feder's theories concerning "interest slavery" and admired Feder's toothbrush moustache, so he shaved off the sides of his own moustache and the famous Hitler moustache was born. It had nothing to do with Charlie Chaplin. Incidently, Feder fell from grace long before the Nazis took power.

Althouse: "The toothbrush moustache (also called Hitler ...

The year in question was 1912–13. So we're currently observing the 100th anniversary of the mustache, if Bridget Hitler — not the gas mask or Chaplin — inspired distinctive shaving. But we do know that... [Hitler] was wearing the Toothbrush at the first Nazi meetings, when there were just a few people in a room full of empty chairs.

Ever wondered how Hitler got his strange moustache? Emmy ...

+6 Before and after: A new series reveals that Adolf Hitler got his infamous toothbrush moustache (right) after he had to trim his handlebar style (left) to allow his gas mask to properly seal...

Reason Behind Hitler's Rectangular Moustache Established

The soldier, who happened to be a writer by trade, was serving with Hitler while he had great difficulty in the trenches making a tight enough seal with his respirator mask, soon afterwards Hitler was ordered to trim his moustache for the purpose of …

Everyone Wants to Take Credit For Hitler's Dumb Mustache ...

Much later, in 2007, an essay surfaced that was written decades earlier by a man confirmed to have served alongside Hitler in World War I, Alexander Moritz Frey, claiming that Hitler was ordered to shave down his …

A young Hitler cheers the start of World War One, 1914 ...

Photographs of Hitler taken during the war show him with a large mustache, of the sort that was in fashion at the time. The practice of shaving mustaches down to a "toothbrush" shape seems to have been introduced during the war to allow men to wear gas masks more comfortably; the fashion was unknown before 1914.

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Hitler originally wore the Kaiser moustache, as evidenced by photographs of him as a soldier during World War I. Alexander Moritz Frey, who served with Hitler during World War I, said Hitler wore the toothbrush in the trenches after he was ordered to trim his moustache to facilitate the wearing of a gas mask.

Why Did Hitler Have A Toothbrush Mustache?

In the past, small mustaches like Hitler were the normal fashion in Germany, but Adolf Hitler had this kind of mustache for a special reason. Hitler was hiding in a ditch during World War I when the Allies fired a gas shell. When Hitler tried to wear a mask to escape the toxic fumes from the gas shell, he became entangled with his large ...

Bytes: Hitler's Moustache

Hitler himself originally had a Kaiser moustache but was ordered to trim it during WW1 so as to ensure a tight fit for his gas mask in case of mustard gas attacks. Rich Cohen, who is referred to later in this post, makes the chillingly accurate observation that "…the mustache that defines Hitler was cut in a shape to fit a gas mask.

The Secret of Hitler's Moustache Revealed! | WIRED

A full moustache, which had to be trimmed later because of the new gas masks, covered the ugly slit of his mouth." Hitler was ordered to trim his moustache [Telegraph] ( via Cynical-C ) WIRED is ...

Why did Hitler make his moustache like that? Did he copy ...

Answer (1 of 5): Hitler's moustache was a variation of an early 20th century style called the toothbrush mustache. Before the toothbrush mustache became popular in Germany at the turn of the 20th century, the predominant German mustache style was the Kaiser mustache or "kaiserbart," named after G...

Hitler was ordered to trim his moustache

Untrimmed: Adolf Hitler's original moustache style in 1914 and his later distinctive toothbrush shape. A previously unpublished essay by a writer who served alongside Hitler in the First World ...

Why did Hitler have a funny mustache? - Quora

Answer (1 of 25): During WWI, Hitler had abnormal mustache. In fact, a sillier one… However; this mustache tempered with his gas mask being properly sealed. He was ordered to trim it. So he trimmed it… In 1918, the British used mustard gas against the Germans. However; his trimmed mustache d...

Neo-Nazi who sported a Hitler moustache in court faces a ...

2 Neo-Nazi who sported a Hitler moustache in court faces a jail term ... face mask and on another occasion dressed in Nazi-like clothing. But the …

Charlie Chaplin Made Hitler Cry. Silent film star braved ...

Hitler demanded a copy—and ... had inspired Hitler's toothbrush mustache. ... War I in order to get a good seal on his gas mask. Hitler screened Chaplin's films even though Germany had ...

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There's no agreement as to when Hitler first adopted his 'Toothbrush' moustache. A WW1 comrade said it happened in the trenches when Hitler had to trim his 'tache to make his gas mask fit. His sister-in-law Bridget Hitler claims he cut …

Why Hitler had a moustache brush and where mustard gas ...

In the night from 13 to 14 October 1918, his unit to retreat from their trenches near Ypres and the Belgian caught in a cloud of mustard gas, released by the British military. Gas attack in the dark, but still under artillery fire, caught a German soldier …

Talk:Toothbrush moustache - Wikipedia

Before his rise to power Hitler was ordered to trim his mustache in order for gas mask issued to the German soldiers would fit properly. Removed some. I just removed James Joyce from the list on this page, since the man had no toothbrush moustache at all! -The Bold Guy-12:04, 20 October 2007 (UTC)

How Hitler Got That Mustache, and What Else We Learned ...

Tim Molloy | August 5, 2014 @ 1:01 PM. History's "The World Wars" begins with German soldiers in a trench, pulling gas masks over their faces. A skinny private with a bushy mustache finds ...

Hitler's toothbrush moustache - Thoughts With Fullness!

Gas Mask Switching to toothbrush moustache History says that he became quite blind in 1918 by the gas when he wore the gas mask with the handlebar moustache. The idea that clicked to his mind was to have a rectangular patch of moustache under his nose. He thought it would get adjusted easily with the gas mask to avoid the gas attack.