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Hitler’s Toilet Is In a New Jersey Auto Shop – Tablet Magazine

Just another reason to be Jersey Proud!

For half a century, Greg’s Auto Repair has housed the commode from Aviso Grille, the Führer’s biggest yacht.

After the war ended, the Aviso Grille was taken to the United States and ended up in the hands of New Jersey shipyard owner Harry Doan, who illegally charged visitors 25 cents to board and tour Hitler’s Yacht. However, according to Glass, both Doan and the federal government wanted to prevent the ship from becoming a memorial to Hitler, and so it was scrapped in Doan’s salvage yard in the early 1950s.

At that point, Sam Carlani needed a new toilet. Doan, his close friend and poker buddy, told him he had one available

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The article is great, go read it via Hitler’s Toilet Is In a New Jersey Auto Shop – Tablet Magazine.