Socialists + German Workers' Party = National
Socialist German Workers' Party
In 1919, Adolf Hitler joined the German Workers' Party, a socialist group.
The group sought a new name that would attract socialists in other groups.
Other German socialist groups used terms like “National” and “Socialist”
in their titles, and the German Workers' Party adopted “National Socialist
German Workers’ Party.”
The swastika acquired the same meaning as the group's new name. Graphic
art illustrates the symbolism at http://rexcurry.net/swastikaequation9b.jpg
It symbolized socialists joining together as the National Socialist
German Workers' Party. The intertwined letter “S” shapes represent
“Socialists” unified, or "Socialist Solidarity" and the victory of the National
Socialist German Workers' Party bringing socialists together in one large