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Hitler's earliest letter that reveals his plans to eliminate Jews on display

June 8, 2011 - London

The earliest letter of Adolf Hitler that reveals his plans to exterminate Jews will be put on display for the first time at an exhibition in Los Angeles.

The letter written in 1919 by the German invader, aged just 29, illustrate the depth of his anti-Semitism, reports the Daily Mail.

In the four-page letter he calls for a strong government that could handle the 'Jewish threat' and bring about the 'removal of the Jews altogether'.

He also claims that Jews have been 'inbreeding' for thousands of years and that are 'the racial Tuberculosis of the nations.'

"Everything men strive after as a higher goal, be it religion, socialism, democracy, is to the Jews only means to an end, the way to satisfy his lust for gold and domination," wrote Hitler.

"In his effect and consequences he is like a racial Tuberculosis of the nations.

"An antisemitism based on reason, however, must lead to systematic legal combating and elimination of the privileges of the Jews.

"The ultimate objective must, however, be the irrevocable removal of the Jews in general," Hitler said in the letter.

The letter was unveiled by the Jewish human rights organisation the Simon Wiesenthal Centre in its New York office and will go on show in Los Angeles in July as the centrepiece of its Holocaust exhibition.


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