Newly released U.S. government files regarding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy reveal that the CIA was aware of claims that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler survived World War II.
And suddenly, the Internet was ablaze. While legit news organizations covered the Hitler mention as cleanly as possible, others were more intent to launch into full-fledged Hitler-trutherism.
Here’s how it went down: An informant reported to the CIA that a man in Colombia greatly “resembled” the horrific dictator, and surviving Nazis in the region referred to him as “der Fuehrer,” according to The New York Post. The details don’t stop there.
The CIA was skeptical of the claim, but the photo from the file has been circulating Twitter over the past 48 hours.
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