Rudolph Hess, 1987-89

Scope and Content

Folder titled 'BBC Timewatch Rudolph Hess' containing correspondence and reports concerning the death of Rudolph Hess (deputy Führer to Adolf Hitler (1933-41). Hess’ suicide in 1987 was for some time regarded as suspicious; Knight makes reference to the case in his textbook ‘Forensic Pathology’. Notes are related to the 'Timewatch' programme produced by the BBC. Some documents in German.

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