Rudolf Hess painting to go on sale at auction

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The landscape picture was given to Roland Davis, an airman who guarded Hess after the Second World War, as a keepsake.

Mr Davis joined the RAF as a rear gunner on Lancaster bomber and at the end of his career he guarded Hess in Berlin where the pair became friends.

The signed painting is thought to be of a Bavarian scene from Hess's childhood. The rest of the collection includes a helmet, gas mask, flight records and medals.

It is part of a collection of memorabilia from Mr Davis' time in the war which is being sold by his son Peter Davis, from Lincolnshire....

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