Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Was This Mercedes Hitler's Car?

The owner of an auto repair shop in New Jersey believed this 1942 Mercedes once belonged to Adolf Hitler. It did not. But it did belong to a Nazi general. Christopher Gregory/The New York Times

N.J. Car Dealer: Mercedes Bought Online Was "Hitler's Car" -- CBS News

(CBS News) EDGEWATER, N.J. - An auto repair shop owner was shocked to find out that a Mercedes-Benz he purchased over the Internet for a customer has strong ties to Adolf Hitler.

"He was surprised," Zenop Tuncer, owner of Euro Tech Motors, told in recalling his conversation with the customer. "We were all surprised!"

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Update: It is not Hitler's 'car'.

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