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Hitler’s deputy Rudolf Hess ‘murdered by British agents’ to stop him spilling wartime secrets

by Cahal Milmo, The Independent

Scotland Yard was given the names of British agents who allegedly murdered the Nazi Rudolf Hess in the infamous Spandau Prison but was advised by prosecutors not to pursue its investigations, according to a newly-released police report.

Written two years after Hess’s death in 1987, the classified document outlines a highly-sensitive inquiry into the claims of a British surgeon who had once treated Adolf Hitler’s deputy that, rather than taking his own life, the elderly Nazi was killed on British orders to preserve wartime secrets. Continue reading Hitler’s deputy Rudolf Hess ‘murdered by British agents’ to stop him spilling wartime secrets