Headstone of Hitler’s parents removed

Publié le par Chicago Sun-Times George Jahn

Vienna — The tombstone marking the grave of Adolf Hitler’s parents, a place of pilgrimage for neo-Nazis, has been removed from an upper Austrian village cemetery at the request of a descendant, and the grave is ready for a new burial, officials said Friday.

 

File - This undated file photo shows the grave of Alois and Klara Hitler, the parents of German Nazi Dictator Adolf Hitler, in Leonding near Linz, Austria. Leonding Mayor Walter Brunner says Friday, March 30, 2012, that the tombstone marking the grave will be removed. Brunner says the decision was made by a relative of the family who says she does not want the grave to continue serving as a neo-Nazi pilgrimage site

File - This undated file photo shows the grave of Alois and Klara Hitler, the parents of German Nazi Dictator Adolf Hitler, in Leonding near Linz, Austria. Leonding Mayor Walter Brunner says Friday, March 30, 2012, that the tombstone marking the grave will be removed. Brunner says the decision was made by a relative of the family who says she does not want the grave to continue serving as a neo-Nazi pilgrimage site

Walter Brunner, mayor of Leonding village, said the stone with the faded black-and-white portrait photos of Alois and Klara Hitler was taken down Wednesday. Hitler’s roots are in Braunau, near Leonding, commonly identified as his hometown.

 

 

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