Berlin: Some 500 documents from the prison
that held Adolf Hitler in 1924 documenting the future
dictator`s time behind bars are being auctioned in Germany.
The papers from the Landsberg prison were recently found
by a Nuremberg man among the possessions of his late father, who
had purchased them at a flea market in the 1970s.
They`re being sold at an auction house in the Bavarian
city of Fuerth with a starting price of USD 30,677.
Though only one document is signed by Hitler himself, and
much of the information about his time in prison is otherwise
available, they do provide an intriguing window into his early
days as Nazi leader.
They show he had hundreds of visitors, sometimes
unsupervised, including some 30 to 40 to celebrate his 35th