Look what novelty shops turned Hitler into so people could symbolically hurt him [5 pics]

By Abraham Piper

Capitalizing on anti-Hitler sentiment in the early 1940’s, a couple gag gift companies manufactured mini-Hitlers with padded butts, so Americans could symbolically impale him as they used him for a pin cushion…

(via American Memorabilia, Daily Mail, Forbidden Zone, Retronaut, 4o4)

NOTE: As one ad says, Not endorsed by Hitler!