The cover picture features a drawing of Hitler playing a pipe organ while people are being tortured in the background. The picture was from Baron Rudolph Charles von Ripper, a German who fled Nazi Germany.
The Person of the Year is whoever "for better or for worse, ...has done the most to influence the events of the year". Joseph Stalin and Ayatollah Khomeini have also received that title. Hitler was also in consideration for "Person of the Century" but ultimately lost to Albert Einstein.