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Hitler has appeared several times on the cover of Captain America Comics (1941). For example, on the cover of the first issue,

you can see Captain America punching Hitler. But, Hitler wasn't there in the story of that issue.

Did Captain America ever come face-to-face with (or really punched) Hitler in the story of entire comics?

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    Are we counting clones, like the Hate-Monger? – Adamant May 18 '17 at 6:50
  • @Adamant No. Of course, he isn't real Hitler. – Baby Yoda May 18 '17 at 6:55
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    Weird cover to use for an issue that doesn't feature Hitler. "Smashing thru, Captain America came face to face with Hitler" – tobiasvl May 18 '17 at 7:16
  • How about butt-to-face? – Paul D. Waite May 18 '17 at 8:18
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    Well, Cap's knocked out Adolf more than 200 times, so.... – DisturbedNeo May 18 '17 at 8:37
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Yes—and more than once!

In Tales of Suspense #67 (1965), Captain America is temporarily brainwashed and brought before the the Führer:

Red Skull brings a brainwashed Captain America before Hitler

And he did (sort of) fight him

As shown in Captain America Comics #2 ("Trapped in the Nazi Stronghold"), where we see two Nazis called Hermann and Adolph (obviously meant to be Hermann Göring and Adolf Hitler):

Bucky defeats Hermann and Adolph

Admittedly, Bucky is doing the actual fighting, but it’s pretty close (and another example of Cap meeting Hitler face-to-face).

Some of the many other times Hitler met Captain America are listed on the former’s page on the Marvel wiki, including bonus appearances from the Hate-Monger (a clone of Hitler).

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    @ILoveYou - Sorry, what? Adolph and Hermann? Not sure what you mean: they’re obviously supposed to be Hitler and Goering. Look, you can even see the mustache in the third panel. – Adamant May 18 '17 at 7:22
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    @ILoveYou - It’s a mistake. The writer didn’t know how to spell his name properly. That doesn’t mean he’s not Hitler. – Adamant May 18 '17 at 7:25
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    I have two thoughts. 1) That's some high quality Germanglish in the first page there. 2) "Boys, you can both have me" is probably the naughtiest thing ever said in a Captain America comic. – Paul May 18 '17 at 12:23
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    Also, "skull" in German is "Totenkopf," which can be loosely glossed as "dead head," making this charming crimson fellow "Red Dead Head," and that makes me laugh. – MissMonicaE May 18 '17 at 12:33
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    @Paul let's not forget the "Are you both satisfied?" line from the next panel. – Alarion May 18 '17 at 12:35

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