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How Hitler’s birthplace in Austria handles its unwanted landmark

Braunau am Inn would like to be an ordinary town, like its neighbors in this river valley on Austria’s border with Germany. But it’s not, thanks to an unwanted native son — Adolf Hitler. Hitler was born here in 1889 and was still in diapers when he left. But that’s enough for...
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