One only has to watch Schindler's List or 'Allo 'Allo to know there's little doubt he got up to some completely awful stuff while he was the ruler of Germany between 1933 and 1945, or whenever it was.
However, as one of the most iconic and feared real-world villains of all time, it's little wonder that Hitler has cropped up in more than a few video games - usually as the bad guy.
Apropos absolutely nothing, here's our rundown of his most notable video game appearances.
Originally titled Hitler's Revival: Top Secret, the name - and Swastikas - were changed for its Western release, along with the game's cloned Hitler antagonist being inexplicably-renamed "Master D" (we could speculate as to why...). Furthermore, the Nazis themselves were re-dubbed "The Badds" (which, frankly, is only slightly more ludicrous than Nazi).
"What's that you say? You're a member of the Nasty Party?"
"Nein! Der Nazi Party! Nazi!"
"That's what I said - Nasty Party."
"Achtung! Gott im Himmel etc!"
However, despite all the changes, Master-D's appearance continued to be a spit of the real-world Nazi leader - as best demonstrated in the above image, of Master D's face exploding hilariously. 2008's Bionic Commando Rearmed featured a return appearance from Hitler/Master D - albeit a heavily scabbed-up version, whose famously stupid 'tache was hidden by a respirator mask.
We're not entirely sure about the red suit Smirk is wearing - we're fairly sure pouncing around in bright scarlet would lesson one's authority at Nuremberg Rally only slightly less than balancing a bowl of fruit on your head, while wearing a plastic duck's beak and snapping your fingers open and closed like some mad crab.
He also crops up briefly in the little-remembered 2008 mobile title Wolfenstein RPG, where a portrait reveals that this alternate Hitler has his stupid little moustache on his chin - making him look like some sort of weird, soul-patch emo.
This is ironic, given that the only thing conceivably worse than a Nazi... is a Nazi who is also emo.
Once again, the later, international versions of the game adopted some degree of censorship - merely referring to Hitler as "Führer", and making him wear aviator sunglasses, like he'd started taking fashion advice from some 1980s South American dictator. Or Tom Cruise.
Command & Conquer: Red Alert found a better solution than infanticide - travel back in time and kill Hitler after he was a baby, but before he started doing really bad things.
Unfortunately for the time-travelling Albert Einstein, who came up with this plan... removing Hitler from history resulted in an almost-as-awful timeline wherein TV chef Ainsley Harriott (the Soviet Union) exposed himself on national television (ran amok across the world).
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