British Legion's Nazi trip revealed in archive photos





A delegation from the British Legion met Adolf Hitler in July 1935, recently uncovered photographs show.

The 148 images were in a swastika-embossed album found by an employee.

They show British veterans of World War I being saluted by Germans, and delegation leader Maj Francis Fetherston-Godley shaking hands with Hitler's deputy Rudolph Hess.

A concentration camp visit was not photographed, but details were included in the Legion's archive.

Legion press officer Liam Maguire, writing in the Daily Mail, said he could barely believe his eyes when he looked at the "huge, thick, hard-backed, red book - with a metal swastika on the front."

He found the album in the Legion's headquarters in London as he was researching a documentary....


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