Documents on Hitler's time in jail in 1924 auctioned off in Germany

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Historical records from the prison that held Adolf Hitler in 1924 documenting the future dictator's time behind bars sold to an anonymous bidder for euro27,000 ($33,400) Friday at an auction in Germany.

The approximately 500 documents from the Landsberg prison were recently found by a Nuremberg man among the possessions of his late father, who had purchased them at a flea market in the 1970s, according to Werner Behringer, whose auction house put them up for sale.

The Bavarian State Archives in Munich examined photographs of the documents and said they appeared genuine, though the experts said the authenticity could not be guaranteed without the originals in hand....

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