Letter: Hitler protected Jewish WWI veteran

07.07.2012                      17.Tammus. 5772                      Balak

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Letter: Hitler protected Jewish WWI veteran

Heinrich Himmler penned letter commanding that Hitler's Jewish former officer Ernst Hess be spared "as per Fuehrer's wishes".

Adolf Hitler personally intervened to protect a Jewish man who had been his commanding officer during World War One, according to a letter unearthed by the Jewish Voice from Germany newspaper….