urgent! can anybody tell me what HALT meant in nazi germany?

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urgent! can anybody tell me what HALT meant in nazi germany?

Post by Canapial » 22 Jun 2002 22:32

i would deeply appreciate a quick answer.

Thank you!!!

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Post by Erik E » 22 Jun 2002 22:36

It means "Stop"

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Post by Canapial » 22 Jun 2002 22:39

yeah, but someone told me it means something else besides stop (that's why i said nazi germany)

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Post by Erik E » 22 Jun 2002 22:43

It could mean other things when connected with certain words.

The word "Halt" means "Stop" (And so it did in Nazi Germany)
If it`s not an abrevation?

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Post by Canapial » 22 Jun 2002 22:46

well i guess it's some sort of acronymn

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Post by Erik E » 22 Jun 2002 22:49

Do you have the rest of the connection?
What is it supposed to be??
Could it be misspelled???

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Post by Canapial » 22 Jun 2002 22:52

well my history teacher left it as a sort of riddle; he didn't say if it had anything to do with nazi propaganda, but i don't think me misspelled it.

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Post by Pzkpfw6/E » 23 Jun 2002 17:32

Halt means stop.

Halten means hold.

Halter means owner.

You'd better ask your instructor for more information.

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Post by Canapial » 23 Jun 2002 18:26

thank you, i will probably stick to that (after all, you guys know more about these things than he does).

thank you.

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Post by Tolga Alkan » 23 Jun 2002 21:08

"Nazi Germany" is not particular,Halt meant Stop in German.

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Post by Phil V » 24 Jun 2002 09:41

Depending on use / application can mean unstable.

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traffic signs

Post by pdhinkle36ID » 25 Jun 2002 01:39

In the 1970s I remember some old signs that read HALT and new ones that read STOP they were octagon shaped to meet the new international code.

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HALT!

Post by Zapfenstreich » 25 Jun 2002 02:42

Perhaps the sly old dog was referring to a Büstenhalter/brassiere. :mrgreen:

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Post by Phaethon » 25 Jun 2002 10:02

Apparantly there is a Neo-Nazi publication in Austria call "Halt"

[http://www.ushmm.org/olympics/zcc033.htm]
"Brundage is shown at a pre-Olympics reception with a close German friend, Karl Ritter von Halt, of the International Olympic Committee. A member of the Nazi Party, Ritter von Halt escorted Brundage during his 1934 investigation into the situation of Jewish athletes. Berlin, Germany, July 1936. Ullstein Bilderdienst"

On the other hand perhaps HALT stands for Heil Adolf, Leader of Tw*ts [* - insert your vowel of choice]

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Post by Qvist » 25 Jun 2002 15:34

The best English translation of "halt!" I can think of is actually "halt!". They mean exactly the same thing. :)

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