Hitler's Body

ON MAY 25 NBC WILL AIR A SPECIAL ON THE KGB ALLEGING that YURI ANDROPOV, when he was the Soviet spy chief, knew where the body of Adolf Hitler was buried. Excerpts from a 1970 Andropov memo: "In Feb. 1946 in the city of Magdeburg ((G.D.R.)) . . . the bodies of Hitler, Eva Braun, Goebbels, his wife and children were buried . . . I would consider it expedient to remove the remains and destroy them by cremation."


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