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Not So Little

December 2023
1min read

In “My Brush With History” (April) Mary A. Saalfield described Hitler as a “little fellow.” This is curious, as Hitler was a large-boned man about five feet nine inches tall. According to the late John Gunther, legions of women found him attractive. Charlie Chaplin, who portrayed Hitler, was certainly a little fellow, and so were Stalin and Franco. But not Hitler.

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