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Poster in a London travel agency advising people to book their holidays in spite of the tense situation in Europe (Hitler, Germany, the Second World War). About 1939

German boys giving the Nazi salute, 1933. During the summer the Nazi party would sponsor day vacations by the river for children.

Martin Luther King Jr.’s born name was Michael King Jr. His father changed both his own name and his son’s name in 1934. The change was brought about after a family vacation to Germany when King Sr. learned about the Protestant Martin Luther.

Platterhof or General Walker Hotel. Formerly used by Nazi officers when they were visiting Hitler at the Eagles Nest. It was later a retreat center and hotel for US military. Been there. :)