Unravelling uncle's secret: He caught Rudolf Hoess, then hid it
Journalist Thomas Harding's new book was inspired by a detail revealed at his uncle's funeral.
Hanns Alexander died two days before Christmas in 2006. He was 89. A death notice published by his family in the Daily Telegraph stated that he had “passed away quickly and peacefully” and added: “No flowers please. Donations, if desired, to North London Hospice.” The funeral took place three days later. “Considering the weather, and the timing, the turnout...
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