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Why Americans Flocked to Catch a Glimpse of Hitler’s Car, And How Did It End Up in Manhattan?

It was June 28, 1948, and Adolf Hitler’s car had arrived in New York City. As the photographers popped their magnesium flashbulbs, reporters gathered around a tall, dark-haired man in a summer suit. His name was Christopher Janus, and the Mercedes belonged to him. This was the first he was seeing the car, too, and he was as surprised as anyone. Janus tugged at the limousine’s driver’s side door, which swung open like the hatch of a tank.
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