No, so chocolates and cigarettes aren’t something you can go into a 7-11 and get. They’re worth a lot on the black market. You have no idea what things were actually like then.
I’m not saying the story is true. It could be false. But so long as there is an organization looking into the matter, and they say there’s corroboration from a witness, let’s hear from the witness.
In Berlin, right after the war ended, cigarettes pretty much were the currency.