Google apologises for Adolf Hitler gaffe on German map

Google apologises for Adolf Hitler gaffe on German map

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US: Google has apologised after its mapping service renamed a road in Berlin after Nazi leader Adolf Hitler. The intersection, usually called Theodor-Heuss-Platz, temporarily regained its Nazi-era name – Adolf-Hitler-Platz. The area carried Hitler's name after he came to power in 1933 until the end of the Second World War. The internet giant is not clear as to how the error occurred, but it has apologized for the mistake.' Scores of streets and squares were named after Hitler during his 1933-1945 dictatorship. The intersection in question, in western Berlin, sits on what the Nazis envisioned as the capital's main east-west axis for a redesign of the city that was never completed.

Source: NBC