People: Feb. 12, 1965

From West Berlin's bleak Spandau Prison, an all but forgotten voice was heard. It belonged to Rudolf Hess, 70, who in May 1941, when he was Hitler's Deputy Führer, flew from Germany to Scotland on a bizarre mission. He begged the British to make peace, but all he did was force Hitler to denounce him as insane, and land himself in a British jail. Hess was sent to Spandau after being convicted of war crimes at Nürnberg, and over the years rumors of madness cropped up again, fed by his refusal to see visitors....

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