Despite what the NRA tells you, Hitler did not confiscate all the guns in Germany.
The first half of the article chronicles gun nuts’ numerous recent invocations of Godwin’s law; if you’ve been paying attention, you can skip it.
The last half gets to the history.
At the very least, check out the penultimate* paragraph.
*Despite what some persons seem to think, “penultimate” does not mean “more than ultimate.”