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Museum gets Hitler Jewish letter

A Jewish human rights group has acquired a letter by Adolf Hitler believed to contain his first written comments detailing his belief that Jews were a threat and should be removed.

Rabbi Marvin Hier of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre said it paid 150,000 dollars (£91,000) to a private dealer last month to obtain the 1919 letter.

He said the letter was typed on a German army typewriter and it "set the gold standard" for man's inhumanity to man.

The letter called for a strong government that could handle the "Jewish threat" and bring about the "removal of the Jews altogether."

Rabbi Hier unveiled the letter in New York. The centre plans to put it on view at its Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles.

http:/www.wiesenthal.com/site/pp.asp?c=lsKWLbPJLnF&b=6212365(Simon Weisenthal centre)

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