Dec 12, 2017
German protest over Nazi toy soldiers on Amazon
A German father is campaigning online to stop Lego-style toy Nazi soldiers being sold on Amazon. Manuel Hegel's petition says the toys "Represent officers, soldiers etc of the Waffen-SS and thereby trivialise National Socialism". The toys are sold by a German firm, CustomBricks, and Lego says they do not comply with Lego's own values. CustomBricks also sells toy soldiers and vehicles styled on the Allies in World War Two. Mr Hegel argued that the toy soldiers could encourage children to accept "One of the most inhumane regimes in history".
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