Yep. The first thing Hitler did was take away the peoples guns in the name of "safety" then they were defenseless and couldn't resist.
"The beauty of the 2nd amendment is it will not be needed until they try to take it" Thomas Jefferson
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature, and has no chance of being free unless made or kept so by the exertions of better men than himself John Stuart Mill