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Rudolf Hess exhumed to deter neo-Nazi pilgrims

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Published on Jul 21, 2011

The remains of Rudolph Hess, Adolph Hitler's former deputy, have been exhumed from a grave in the small Bavarian town of Wunsiedal.




Officials removed the tomb and headstone in order to prevent hoards of neo-Nazi pilgrims descending on the small community. Every year on August 17 hundreds of Nazi sympathisers commemorate the death of Hess.




After being exhumed Hess' bones were taken to a crematorium, and his ashes scattered at sea. The action was taken after consultation with his remaining family.




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