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French Researchers: Hitler Really Did Die In The Bunker In 1945

Conspiracy theories have abounded for years about the fate of the Fuhrer, ranging from his escape to Argentina aboard a German U-boat to living out his days at a secret Nazi moon base.

A new forensic study of remains jealously guarded by Russian intelligence for seven decades has determined with certainty what historians have always assumed — with World War II irredeemably lost by Germany, Adolf Hitler did in fact kill himself at his Berlin bunker on April

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