London, Feb 1 : A house in Austria where Adolf Hitler was born could be used to help integrate immigrants, a charity group has suggested.
The Gasthof zum Pommer, a former pub in northern Austria, was last used by a workshop for the mentally disabled and is protected because if its Renaissance architecture.
Last year Frantz Klintsevich, Russian MP for the United Russia Party, said in an interview with a Moscow newspaper that he planned to raise 1.6 million pounds to buy and destroy the former public house in the town of Braunau am Inn.
London, January 4 : Adolf Hitler had a bizarre plan of sending manned rockets into space to attack America, newly discovered papers have revealed.
The head of the Luftwaffe Hermann Goering needed a dynamic new scheme to catch the Fuehrer’s eye. In the warped world of
the Third Reich, competition between the German army and the German air force – the Luftwaffe – was fierce.
Under Hitler’s power-crazed dictatorial leadership senior Nazis vied and tussled for influence throughout the Second World War,
the Daily Express reported.
London, Dec 29 : A modern artist has sparked controversy by placing a statue of Adolf Hitler praying on his knees in the former Warsaw Ghetto, the place where so many Jews were killed or sent to their deaths by the Nazis.
Some Jewish groups have expressed fury at the `senseless' decision to install the provocative artwork.
The statue by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, entitled ''HIM'', has attracted a large number of visitors since its installation last month.
London, Mar 21 : The ill-fated solo flight by Adolf Hitler’s deputy has inspired a Hollywood film.
Filmmaker Neil Marshall is planning to turn the story of the infamous plane crash that ended an attempt by Rudolf Hess to woo the Royal Family into a controversial blockbuster, reports The Daily Express.
In a bid to contact Prince George, the Duke of Kent, in 1941, Hess parachuted out of his Messerschmitt fighter above Renfrewshire.
Bangkok - A billboard of Adolf Hitler used to advertise a new wax museum at a beach resort was covered up after strong criticism from the Israeli and German ambassadors to Thailand, media reports said Sunday.
Louis Tussaud's Waxworks, which plans to open an outlet next month in Pattaya, 100 kilometres south-east of Bangkok, apologized for the billboard that depicted the German dictator giving a Nazi salute, with the legend "Hitler is Not Yet Dead" written in Thai.
London, Oct 5 : Keen to ensure British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain was fully aware of the threat posed by Adolf Hitler in 1938, Britain's intelligence agencies told him that the German leader Adolf Hitler called him an "arsehole", says a new book.
London, Sep. 30 : A former Schutzstaffel (SS) man has rejected conspiracy theories surrounding Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler’s escape from a reported suicide attempt in 1945, saying that he saw Hitler’s dead body on April 30 of that year and has never forgotten the sight.
Rochus Misch statement follows a claim made by an American expert that Hitler’s supposed skull, which Russia has claimed since 1946, actually belonged to a woman.
London, September 28 : German dictator Adolf Hitler''s suicide in his Berlin bunker is being disputed by some American researchers who claim that a bullet-punctured skull, which has long been thought to belong to the Nazi leader, was actually that of an unknown woman.
Kept in Russia’s federal archives, the four-inch skull fragment has a hole where a bullet reportedly passed through Hitler’s left temple when he shot himself.
Accompanying it are what are said to be Hitler’s jawbones.
London, Aug. 16 : A newly discovered catalogue of artworks stolen by the Nazis and compiled for Adolf Hitler could help unravel the mystery surrounding the whereabouts of the lost masterpieces.
Robert Edsel, an author and art historian based in Texas, recently uncovered two more albums, marked’6 ‘and’8’.
The "Hitler Album" contains details of art works stolen by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg (ERR), an organisation established by the Nazis in 1940 to confiscate works of art from territories under occupation.
London, Aug 14 : A signed copy of Adolf Hitler''s infamous manifesto “Mein Kampf” has fetch 21,000 pounds at an auction.
The semi-autobiographical work outlining Hitler''s anti-Semitic ideology was sold at Mullock''s auctions at Ludlow racecourse, Shropshire.
More than 80 years after it was first published -and later outlawed- in Germany, the copy was sold to an anonymous telephone bidder at an auction in Ludlow, reports The Telegraph.
London - An interview by Bernie Ecclestone in The Times newspaper, where the Formula One supremo praised Adolf Hitler for his ability to get things done", has led to a furore among Jewish groups.
Ecclestone, 78, made the comments in an extensive interview with the British newspaper Friday where he praised the virtues of strong leadership and condemned contemporary politicians for their weakness.
London, June 27 : In an astonishing revelation found in the memoirs of Christa Schroeder, German dictator Adolf Hitler’s secretary, Hitler often hallucinated about happier romantic times because his doctor often injected him with hormones procured from the testicles of bulls.
According to Schroeder’s book, the Führer’s mood was known to change in the blink of an eye, and his periodic bursts of bonhomie perplexed and overwhelmed most in his inner circle.
Schroeder worked for the Führer from 1933 until the end in May 1945.
London, Jun 23 : A Polish town is all set to cut down a towering oak tree that had been planted as a gift from Adolf Hitler, during the Nazi occupation in the Second World War.
The authorities in Jaslo want to cut down the tree, and burn it to make way for a new roundabout,
But some residents have come to the defence of the 40-foot oak, and are lobbying to save it.
"The tree has not hurt anyone and is not guilty of anything," the Telegraph quoted Kazimierz Polak as saying.
New York, June 5 : Never seen before photos of Adolf Hitler taken by personal photographer Hugo Jaeger have been revealed.
Jaeger was granted unprecedented access to Hitler from 1936 to 1945. He travelled with Hitler and chronicled the Fuhrer and his confidants at small gatherings, public events and private moments.
The images almost never made the light of day, reports The New York Daily News.
Munich - The view is breathtaking and the Alpine retreat's leading resident was none other than Adolf Hitler, yet tourists are ignoring a new, luxury hotel built on a Bavarian mountain, a newspaper reported Monday.
The Intercontinental Hotel on the Obersalzberg mountainside near Berchtesgaden had an occupancy rate of only 53 per cent and lost 4 million euros (5.3 million dollars) last year, the Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported. The rooms cost 200 to 400 euros a night.
London, May 10 : A self-portrait by Adolf Hitler, which sold at an auction for 10,000 pounds - ten times its reserve price, is now being denounced as fake.
When the painting, signed "A. Hitler 1910", was sold amid much fanfare last month, the auctioneer''s historical documents expert boasted about the amount of interest that it had received.
However, the same "expert" now admitted that the painting might be a fake after Mandrake pointed out to him that it was, in fact, likely to be a painting of Clapper Bridge on Dartmoor, reports The Telegraph.
London, Apr 24 : A self-portrait by Adolf Hitler has fetched 10,000 pounds at an auction.
The watercolour is thought to be one of the Nazi leader's earliest works.
The picture, which was painted in 1910 when the artist was 21, shows a figure sitting on a stone bridge with a cross and the initials AH above it. There are no facial features but the hairstyle is reminiscent of the older Hitler's and experts are sure it is a self-portrait, reports The Daily Express.
London - A rare collection of early paintings by Nazi leader Adolf Hitler fetched more than 95,000 pounds (139,000 dollars) at auction in Britain Thursday.
The 13 pictures, including oil and water colours, were painted between 1908 and 1914, when the Nazi leader was in his 20s and hoping to become an artist, specialist auctioneers Mullock's said.
Nuremberg, Germany - Two water-colour paintings of scenery by Adolf Hitler are to be auctioned in Germany this month, a Nuremberg newspaper, the Abendzeitung, said Thursday.
The paintings, "Farmhouse" and "Farm Buildings by a Stream," were both signed, according to the online catalogue, which showed them in black and white. They dated from 1914. The auctioneer in Nuremberg, Herbert Weidler, could not be reached for comment.
London, April 7 : A Nazi clock that might have called time on German dictator Adolf Hitler's final hours in his bunker is now available at an antiques shop in England.
Michael Fanthorpe, the owner of the shop in Dereham, Norfolk, describes the eagle-topped timepiece as a gilded bronze clock.
He has revealed that the Nazi timepiece was a British soldier's prized memento from the fall of Berlin.
"If I can find a photo of it with Hitler, who knows how much it's worth," the Daily Express quoted him as saying. (ANI)