Ha! And the usual suspects like to say that pre-Castro Cuba was an evil place!
Once again, post-war Argentina beats pre-Castro Cuba in the Most Awful Latin American Hell-Hole Sweepstakes.
No information has been released on the owners of this collection of scary artifacts.
But you can be sure that in one way or another someone will try to trace it to Cuban exiles.
Aaaaah. Yes, of course….
And no one gives a hoot about Castronoid kitsch found everywhere, or Che trinkets sold at Wal-Mart.
Hey! How dare you compare Castrogonia to the Third Reich! Sonomanbiche!
From The Daily Mail:
Nazi medical equipment, knives covered in Swastikas and busts of Hitler: Argentina’s largest ever trove of Third Reich artifacts is found hidden inside a house’s secret room
In a hidden room in a house near Argentina’s capital, police believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country’s history.
A total of 75 of objects of Nazi paraphernalia were found at a collector’s home in the town of Beccar, a suburb of Buenos Aires, including a bust relief of Adolf Hitler, magnifying glasses inside elegant boxes with swastikas and even a macabre medical device used to measure head size.
The device used to measure head size was part of the logic of identifying those not of the Aryan race. Agent raiding the collectors home noticed a large bookshelf and found behind it a hidden passageway to a room filled with Nazi imagery.
Authorities say they suspect the items are originals that belonged to high-ranking Nazis in Germany during World War II.
‘Our first investigations indicate that these are original pieces,’ Argentine Security Minister Patricia Bullrich said Monday. Some pieces were accompanied by old photographs. ‘This is a way to commercialize them, showing that they were used by the horror, by the Fuhrer. There are photos of him with the objects.’
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