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Rudolf Hess' Remains Exhumed, Burned, Scattered to Dissuade Neo-Nazi Pilgrimages

By Alicia Dennis on
The remains of Rudolf Hess, a Nazi who was once Hitler's deputy, were exhumed this week in an effort to halt pilgrimates from neo-Nazis.Karl-Willi Beck, the mayer of Bavarian town Wunsiedel, where Hess had been buried, said that the process began Wednesday. He was vague about where Hess' ashes would be scattered, revealing only that they'd be spread over a lake.Hess famously flew his own fighter plane to Scotland, where he hoped to negotiate peace between Britain and Germany in 1941. However...Read Full Story