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18
Symbol Type

Number Symbol

Also Known As

N/A

Traditional Use/Origins

Number

Hate Group/Extremist Organization

neo-Nazi

Extremist Meaning or Representation

Adolf Hitler

Background/History

The first letter of the alphabet is A; the eighth letter of the alphabet is H. Thus, 1 plus 8, or 18, equals AH, an abbreviation for Adolf Hitler. Neo-Nazis use 18 in tattoos. The number is also used by Combat 18, a violent British neo-Nazi group that chose its name in honor of Adolf Hitler.



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