CIA investigated whether Adolf Hitler lived in Colombia during 1950s
The CIA investigated claims man who stated he was Adolf Hitler was residing in a neighborhood of ex-Nazis in the 1950s in Colombia, it has been revealed.
Declassified paperwork point out that though brokers didn’t take the declare critically, they did obtain a photograph of the person who had a placing resemblance to the German dictator.
A former SS soldier, Phillip Citroen, approached CIA brokers in 1954 and stated man claming to be Hitler was residing in the city of Tunja.
The doc says: “Citroen claimed to have met this particular person at a spot known as ‘Residencies Coloniales’ which is, in keeping with the supply, overly populated with former German Nazis.
“According to Citroen, the Germans residing in Tunja follow this alleged Adolf Hitler with an idolatry of the Nazi past, addressing him as Elder Fuhrer and affording him the Nazi Salute and storm-trooper adulation.”
Although the claims had been written into an off-the-cuff memo, the CIA dismissed it as a hearsay.
There are various conspiracies surrounding Hitler’s loss of life with probably the most outstanding suggesting he lived out his life in Argentina.
Thousands of Nazis are believed to have fled to South America after the Second World War, together with many senior members of Hitler’s group.
Most historians do nevertheless imagine that Hitler shot himself in the top in his bunker in Berlin whereas his spouse Ava Braun killed herself with cyanide.
Their our bodies had been then doused in petrol and burned in a backyard outdoors.