German protection force apologizes for posting Nazi-period uniform pic

Germany’s Defense Ministry is apologizing for an Instagram submit about trend by the protection force’s social media team which featured a Nazi-period uniform, total with swastika-embossed medals, below the heading “retro.”

November 27, 2019, 2: 53 PM

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Germany’s Defense Ministry is apologizing for an Instagram submit about trend by the protection force’s social media team which featured a Nazi-period uniform, total with swastika-embossed medals, below the heading “retro.”

Spokesman Christian Thiels told journalists Tuesday’s hasty-removed submit turn out to be as soon as “an unacceptable mistake for which we provide many, many apologies.”

Germany’s Bundeswehr protection force has lately undertaken a social media push to study up on to drum up curiosity.

Thiels acknowledged Wednesday the uniform pictured turn out to be as soon as a Hollywood costume, feeble for the Tom Cruise film “Valkyrie,” on suppose at Dresden’s Bundeswehr Defense force Historical past Museum. It ended up posted as fraction of a legend on the affect of uniforms on trend.

He says it looks to be “an especially demanding case of thoughtlessness” in desire to a neo-Nazi message, and promised consequences after an investigation.


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