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62 volumes of Adolf Hitler's diaries, purchased by a German magazine (Stern) and vouched as geniune by respected historian Hugh Trevor-Roper, who said "I'm staking my reputation on it." They were later determined to be a modern forgery.
The journals present Hitler as having been completely unaware of the Holocaust.
|22 Apr 1983
||According to Stern, it is "the journalistic scoop of the post-World War II period."
|6 May 1983
||Hitler diary hoax revealed. The following pieces were determined to have been manufactured after World War II: the paper, ink, glue, and portions of the covers.
Faces of Death |