Skinheads Dupe German Mail, Make Stamp of Nazi Hero

They use image of Hitler deputy Hess
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted May 21, 2008 5:51 PM CDT
Skinheads Dupe German Mail, Make Stamp of Nazi Hero
Neo-Nazis hold flags at a demonstration in downtown Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008.    (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky)

Neo-Nazis in Germany pulled a fast one on the national postal service by tricking the agency into making stamps featuring one of Hitler’s senior deputies, der Spiegel reports. The skinheads used a Deutsche Post service that allows people to upload images for custom stamps online to create about 20 with images of Rudolph Hess. "The Hess stamp is out there," gloated one magazine. Deutsche Post says it's reviewing its policies. (Read more Nazi stories.)

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