Unseen Adolf Hitler photos sell for £30,000 at auction

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A collection of previously unseen photographs of Adolf Hitler has sold at auction in Northamptonshire for £30,000.

The group of hundreds of photographs went under the hammer on Tuesday night as part of a 300-lot militaria sale at JP Humbert Auctioneers in Towcester.

Hitler's personal photographer Heinrich Hoffmann took the images during the Nazi party's rise to power.

Hoffmann's work was used for postage stamps, postcards and posters.
Nazi party's rise

A large archive was seized by the United States government during the Allied occupation of Germany, and was held by the National Archives and Records Administration.

The auctioned images, some of which had been digitally developed by the auction house, featured Hitler at the Nuremberg Rally in 1934, meeting Benito Mussolini and at an SS training camp....

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