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2014-04-30 23:25:47

A fascinating relic from the pathetic last moments of Adolf Hitler’s life has recently been acquired by the Gettysburg Museum of History and is being made available for study and DNA testing. Gettysburg, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The announcement was made by Erik L. Dorr, Curator of The Gettysburg Museum of History, on the 69th Anniversary of the Hitler’s death. The artifact is a piece of fabric from the couch that Hitler was sitting on in his Führerbunker when he committed...

2011-03-23 11:32:00

TUCSON, Ariz., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hitler's personal physician didn't start out as a monster, observes Lee Hieb, M.D. Like Karl Brandt, she is an orthopedic surgeon. Brandt may be the only person sentenced to death by both sides after World War II, Hieb writes in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons (www.jpands.org/vol16no1/hieb.pdf). When he repented of his association with Hitler, the Nazis arrested him and gave him a death sentence. Then the Allies...

2010-08-25 12:00:00

SAN MARINO, Calif., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In a transfer ceremony at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens today, Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero accepted on behalf of the U.S. Government the original Nuremberg Laws presented by Steven S. Koblik, Huntington president. Gen. George S. Patton Jr. deposited the documents at the Library for safekeeping at the end of World War II. He died in December of 1945 in an automobile crash before he could...

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2009-12-08 06:15:00

A US report suggesting a fragment of Hitler's skull is actually from a woman has been dismissed, saying the relic is genuine. Vassili Khristoforov, head of the Russian FSB, told AFP, "The FSB archives hold the jaw of Hitler and the state archives a fragment of Hitler's skull." "With the exception of these remains, seized on May 5, 1945, there exist no other bits from the body of Hitler," he added. The University of Connecticut said in September their DNA analysis of the skull fragment showed...

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2009-09-30 08:20:00

Scientists at the University of Connecticut say that extensive testing has conclusively shown that a skull fragment that Russian officials claimed was from Adolf Hitler was in fact from a woman. The bone fragment had reportedly been preserved by Soviet intelligence officers who entered Berlin in April 1945 after the fall of Hitler's Nazi regime and has been part of a collection of Hitler artifacts on public display in the Russian State Archive in Moscow since 2000. The somewhat macabre...

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2009-09-07 21:20:00

Three watercolor paintings believed to have been rendered by German dictator Adolf Hitler were sold for a total of more than $60,000 at an auction in Nuremberg. Nuremberg is the city in south-eastern Germany where Nazi war crime trials were held after World War II. The BBC quoted auctioneer Herbert Weidler as saying Hitler's signed art works, which date from 1910 to 1911, were sold to three phone bidders whose identities were not released. Weissenkirchen in der Wachau or Austrian town sold...

2009-07-13 09:35:00

WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stripped naked, lined up at the edge of a ditch and gunned down. Village by village, family by family, bullet by bullet. Before the gas chambers and ovens of the notorious death camps, this was the barbaric protocol used by the Nazis to murder an estimated 1.5 million Jewish men, women and children at hundreds of Eastern European sites during World War II. Many of these mass graves still remain unknown, but through careful investigation...

2009-05-16 17:52:52

The Producers, a musical about a musical named Springtime for Hitler, is finally opening in Hitler's capital, Berlin. The show has already attracted notice because of its promotional campaign, featuring red flags bearing black pretzels and sausages, Der Spiegel reported. The swastika flag actually used by the Nazis is now illegal in Germany. The musical based on a 1969 movie opened in New York eight years ago. The story features two producers who decide to produce a sure-fire flop, allowing...

2009-04-17 14:39:13

George Grosz's relatives are suing New York's Museum of Modern Art over three works the late painter left behind in Germany shortly before World War II. Grosz was an expressionist and Dadist painter who caricatured German society of the 1920s and 30s in harsh ink and watercolor paintings, satirizing war profiteers, politicians and the rising Nazi Party and its leader Adolf Hitler. Arrested several times, he fled to New York in 1932, where he lived until he died on a visit to Berlin in 1959...

2009-02-18 16:24:25

A recently uncovered British dossier details a World War II prisoner's account of Adolf Hitler's uncouth table manners, including a tendency to break wind. The dossier, which records a high-ranking Nazi prisoner's conversation with a British agent May 3, 1945 -- three days after Hitler's death -- was discovered recently during a routine house clearance in southwest England, The Sun reported Wednesday. The document accuses Hitler of possessing atrocious table manners, including biting his...


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