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August 31, 2004
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A new study shows Austrians are forgetting about World War II. The study, released Aug. 27 by the Linz-based IMAS Institute, found that 10 percent of Austrians do not know who Hitler was an increase of five percent over 1985; only 76 percent recognize the name of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin; 69 percent know who British Prime Minister Winston Churchill was; and 64 percent recognize the name of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.

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