This isn’t a picture of Angela Merkel and Adolf Hitler
22nd Mar 2019
A photograph shows a young Angela Merkel posing with Adolf Hitler.
False. This picture shows Hitler with an anonymous girl. Mrs Merkel was born nine years after Hitler died.
A post shared on Facebook does not show a photograph of a young Angela Merkel, the current Chancellor of Germany, posing with Adolf Hitler.
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