Hitler Schnapps? Dec11

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Melissa Dewberry

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Hitler Schnapps?

Social Issues – Wilfried Siegele, a prosecutor in Austria is investigating whether a man selling wine and schnapps with a picture of Adolf Hitler on the labels is breaking a law that prohibits displays glorifying the Nazi era.

Apparently there is a Facebook link to Roland Marte, the suspect, which “shows bottles with portraits of Hitler and the swastika,” and sells alcohol in “nostalgic bottles of former historical greats.”

In other Austrian news, this time happy, Austria donated $8 million to help renovate a memorial to Holocaust victims who died at Auschwitz.

The infamous death camp in Poland was the most lethal of the camps set up by Nazi Germany, which encompassed Austria. More than one million people died there, primarily in the gas chambers.

Read more at AP & AP.