Italian supermarket attacked for ‘selling offensive wine bottles with Hitler on the label’

Offensive: Cindy Hirsch from Philadelphia, U.S. was holidaying with her husband Michael in Garda, northern Italy, when the couple spotted spotted the Fuhrer wine bottle labels featuring pictures of the former Nazi leader

A woman whose relatives died in Auschwitz says she was shocked to discover wine bottles featuring images of Hitler in an Italian supermarket.

Cindy Hirsch from Philadelphia, U.S. was holidaying with her husband Michael in Garda, northern Italy, when the couple spotted the wine bottle labels featuring pictures of the former Nazi leader.

One of the bottles being sold in a supermarket near their hotel was called ‘Mein Kampf’ after the right-wing dictator’s famous book, another was called ‘Ein volk, ein Reich, ein Fuhrer’ (one people, one empire, one Fuhrer).

Other labels depicted Hitler in different poses including one in which he is shown making the Nazi salute. Another bottle featured an image of Pope John Paul II.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2186025/Italian-Hitler-wine-bottles-attacked-offensive.html#ixzz2354ENMwQ

by Arthur Furrowfield

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