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Posted: 9:31 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Clothing store ditches kids' shirt that looks like Nazi camp uniform


Zara shirt photo / Zara website
Website captured a screen shot of the shirt on the Zara store site before it was removed.
Star of David Badge photo
Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images / Getty Images
Star of David Badge, This badge - also known as Jewish Badge, Yellow Badge or Yellow Patch was worn on a concentration camp uniform. 1941. The yellow badge that was compulsory in the Middle Ages was revived by the German Nazis after the invasion of Poland in 1939. The requirement to wear the Star of David with the word Jude (German for Jew) inscribed was then extended to all Jews over the age of six in the Reich by a decree issued in 1941. Poland.

By Samantha Jordan

News 96.5 - Orlando

Clothing retailer Zara has issued an apology after several complaints that a child's shirt they were selling resembles a concentration camp uniform.

The blue-and-white-striped shirt with a six-pointed star that reads 'SHERIFF' was sold at Zara stores in the UK and a few other international outlets.

The store says the shirt was intended for kid's 3 months to 3 years old, but zoomed out on the website, it looked like what Jewish prisoners wore in concentration camps during WWII.

Zara has removed the shirt from purchase online and took to Twitter to issue an apology: