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April 30, 1987 | Associated Press
Rudolf Hess, 93-year-old former deputy to Adolf Hitler, was taken back to Spandau prison Wednesday after spending the night in a military hospital for a medical checkup, a British spokesman said. Hess, the last imprisoned leader of Nazi Germany, was taken to a British military hospital Tuesday evening after complaining of "not feeling well," British diplomatic mission spokesman Anderson Purdon told reporters.
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September 3, 1987 | Associated Press
Workers began dismantling parts of the Spandau Prison on Wednesday, a little more than two weeks after its last inmate, Rudolf Hess, hanged himself there. About a dozen workers began removing windows and skylights, witnesses said. The British, who control the Spandau site, had said previously that an unspecified West Berlin demolition firm would carry out the major part of the destruction work. British officials say they plan to build a shopping center on the site.
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August 23, 1987
West German police said they arrested 78 neo-Nazi protesters--some wearing swastikas and shouting the Nazi salute, "Sieg, heil!"--near the area where Adolf Hitler's deputy, Rudolf Hess, is to be buried this week. "Rudolf Hess was murdered!" chanted some of the protesters in the northern Bavarian village of Wunsiedel. Public display of the swastika is forbidden in West Germany. According to Allied officials, the 93-year-old Hess strangled himself Monday in Spandau prison.
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August 23, 1987
West German police said they arrested 78 neo-Nazi protesters--some wearing swastikas and shouting the Nazi salute, "Sieg, heil!"--near the area where Adolf Hitler's deputy, Rudolf Hess, is to be buried this week. "Rudolf Hess was murdered!" chanted some of the protesters in the northern Bavarian village of Wunsiedel. Public display of the swastika is forbidden in West Germany. According to Allied officials, the 93-year-old Hess strangled himself Monday in Spandau prison.
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May 2, 1985 | From Reuters
A faked interview with President Reagan, in which an impersonator said he would salute jailed Nazi war criminal Rudolph Hess, has caused embarrassment for a West German television broadcaster. Many people thought the interview was genuine. Hundreds of irate viewers complained after the Cologne station WDR broadcast the phony interview Wednesday shortly after Reagan's arrival here at the start of a six-day visit.
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August 17, 1987 | Associated Press
Rudolf Hess, the Hitler deputy who parachuted into Scotland in 1941 in a bid to end World War II, died today at age 93 after nearly half a century in jail, including 20 years as the only inmate at cavernous Spandau prison. Hess, an early Nazi activist who never renounced Adolf Hitler and the atrocities committed by the Nazi regime, was rushed to a British military hospital from Spandau prison this afternoon. The bushy-browed and gaunt Hess was the last top Nazi to die.
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August 18, 1987 | United Press International
Rudolf Hess, Adolf Hitler's former deputy, died after hanging himself by wrapping an electrical cord around his neck, a British spokesman said today. Hess' death was announced Monday, but its cause was not revealed until today because the four World War II allies who held him in the Spandau War Crimes Prison had to approve all statements concerning him.
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December 25, 1985 | WILLIAM TUOHY, Times Staff Writer
West German President Richard von Weizsaecker, in a Christmas message broadcast to the nation, called Tuesday for the release from prison of former Nazi leader Rudolf Hess and of South African dissident Nelson Mandela. He also urged that Soviet dissident Andrei D. Sakharov, who has been exiled by Moscow to the Soviet city of Gorky, 200 miles from the capital, be granted any medical treatment that he needs.
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September 3, 1987 | Associated Press
Workers began dismantling parts of the Spandau Prison on Wednesday, a little more than two weeks after its last inmate, Rudolf Hess, hanged himself there. About a dozen workers began removing windows and skylights, witnesses said. The British, who control the Spandau site, had said previously that an unspecified West Berlin demolition firm would carry out the major part of the destruction work. British officials say they plan to build a shopping center on the site.
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December 6, 1985 | Associated Press
The Soviet Union today again refused to release Nazi Rudolf Hess, 91, from Spandau Prison in Berlin. Hess, one-time deputy of Adolf Hitler, has been imprisoned since 1947 and is Spandau's last remaining inmate.
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August 18, 1987 | United Press International
Rudolf Hess, Adolf Hitler's former deputy, died after hanging himself by wrapping an electrical cord around his neck, a British spokesman said today. Hess' death was announced Monday, but its cause was not revealed until today because the four World War II allies who held him in the Spandau War Crimes Prison had to approve all statements concerning him.
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August 17, 1987 | Associated Press
Rudolf Hess, the Hitler deputy who parachuted into Scotland in 1941 in a bid to end World War II, died today at age 93 after nearly half a century in jail, including 20 years as the only inmate at cavernous Spandau prison. Hess, an early Nazi activist who never renounced Adolf Hitler and the atrocities committed by the Nazi regime, was rushed to a British military hospital from Spandau prison this afternoon. The bushy-browed and gaunt Hess was the last top Nazi to die.
NEWS
April 30, 1987 | Associated Press
Rudolf Hess, 93-year-old former deputy to Adolf Hitler, was taken back to Spandau prison Wednesday after spending the night in a military hospital for a medical checkup, a British spokesman said. Hess, the last imprisoned leader of Nazi Germany, was taken to a British military hospital Tuesday evening after complaining of "not feeling well," British diplomatic mission spokesman Anderson Purdon told reporters.
NEWS
December 25, 1985 | WILLIAM TUOHY, Times Staff Writer
West German President Richard von Weizsaecker, in a Christmas message broadcast to the nation, called Tuesday for the release from prison of former Nazi leader Rudolf Hess and of South African dissident Nelson Mandela. He also urged that Soviet dissident Andrei D. Sakharov, who has been exiled by Moscow to the Soviet city of Gorky, 200 miles from the capital, be granted any medical treatment that he needs.
NEWS
May 2, 1985 | From Reuters
A faked interview with President Reagan, in which an impersonator said he would salute jailed Nazi war criminal Rudolph Hess, has caused embarrassment for a West German television broadcaster. Many people thought the interview was genuine. Hundreds of irate viewers complained after the Cologne station WDR broadcast the phony interview Wednesday shortly after Reagan's arrival here at the start of a six-day visit.
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August 16, 1988 | Associated Press
The Bavarian town where former Nazi Deputy Fuehrer Rudolf Hess is buried today banned neo-Nazi demonstrations on the anniversary of his death. Hess, who was serving a life sentence in West Berlin's Spandau prison for war crimes, died last Aug. 17 at 93. Wunsiedel authorities said right-wing extremists gave notice that they planned to demonstrate Wednesday.
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