He was a member of the Hitler Jugend. To be a Nazi you had to be a party member, which wsas a privilege. But Ataturk had much in common with the
fascist leader Mussolini, except he was a much greater man.
I don't pretend to be an expert on Nazi's. I will say that Ataturk did more to pull Turkey away from muslim fundamentalism, and step his country in a western direction, than any other leader in the middle east could even hope to dream these days. One of my favorites was "Hat Day", the day all good Turks took off their kafiyas and wore western style hats. He also imbued the Turkish military with the ability to "coop" anytime a Turkish government strayed from his western path (something that has happened on several occasions). Call it what you want, but Ataturk's influence was and is still incredible in a part of the world better known for opium fields and radical muslims.