Joe Clifford, Rudolf Hess's guard at Abergavenny, diesBreaking News
A 94-year-old man who guarded Rudolf Hess, Adolf Hitler's deputy, during his days as a prisoner of war in south Wales has died.
Joe Clifford, who had lived in Abergavenny since 1942, Monmouthshire, died after a short illness.
He guarded Hess in Surrey in 1941 and moved with him in June 1942 to Maindiff Court in Abergavenny, where he said the deputy fuhrer led a comfortable life.
In interviews given after the war Mr Clifford, who guarded Hess for three-and-a-half years, revealed that he saw his guards as servants and treated them as such....
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