(Israel National News) Walmart and other big-box discount stores in the US are known for their ubiquity and variety; wherever the shopper goes, there he shall find everything he needs or wants.

But several popular retailers became the center of a new controversy on Monday, after being forced to recall “decorative posters” labelled with the phrase “Arbeit Macht Frei,” German for “work sets you free” – the slogan notoriously on the sign for the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp during the Holocaust.

The phrase somehow slipped past the notice of several popular stores in the US, according to ABC News, including Walmart, Sears, and Amazon.com.

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