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Eldorado

Rudolph Hess conspiracy theory disproven

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Eldorado

An enduring conspiracy theory that the Nazi war criminal, Rudolf Hess, had been replaced by a double in jail has finally been put to rest.

A DNA test carried out by Austrian scientists has shown that the man imprisoned in Berlin's Spandau Prison had indeed been Hitler's deputy.

Full monty: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-46964928

Elsewhere: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2191462-exclusive-dna-solves-rudolf-hess-doppelganger-conspiracy-theory/

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Farmer77
19 minutes ago, Eldorado said:

A DNA test carried out by Austrian scientists has shown that the man imprisoned in Berlin's Spandau Prison had indeed been Hitler's deputy.

Man im glad to see this is a theory that was actually debunked with hard science . It seems like lately we see headlines all the time that declare some mystery being solved when it turns out the story is actually about someones theory on what happened.

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seanjo

Never heard this 'theory'. Why would they want to stick a double in his place?

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Eldorado
2 hours ago, seanjo said:

Never heard this 'theory'. Why would they want to stick a double in his place?

Somebody claimed it in a book.

"The newly released files show the lengths the authorities were prepared to go to counter allegations in a 1979 book, The Murder of Rudolf Hess, that the Nazis had disposed of the deputy führer and sent an impostor in his place on the flight to Scotland. The book by W Hugh Thomas, a one-time Spandau doctor, claimed Prisoner No 7 did not bear scars corresponding to the wounds Hess sustained during the first world war and that the plane, a new ME 110, he was flying did not have the fuel capacity to make a direct flight to Kilmarnock. "

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jul/20/uk-pressed-for-rudolf-hess-release-from-spandau-prison-soviets-hitler-thatcher-national-archives

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Robotic Jew

Or has it? You can't believe something just because somebody told you something. This is obviously just the man trying to further cover their tracks.

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jaylemurph

Another bit of conspiridiocy debunked beyond a rational doubt.

Imagine my surprise.

--Jaylemurph

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