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Lebanese man gives Israel Nazi memorabilia bought at auction

To guarantee the items “don’t fall into the wrong hands,” a Lebanese businessman donates Nazi items he purchased from a German auction to an Israeli foundation, including Adolf Hitler’s top hat, among other personal possessions.

By Dan Lavie, i24NEWS, Israel Hayom Staff


In a “noble act of the first degree,” Lebanese-Swiss businessman Abdallah Chatila purchased Adolf Hitler’s top hat, among other personal belongings, in an auction of Nazi memorabilia in Munich, and said he was “planning to donate them to the Jewish people.”

According to various reports, Chatila spent some €550,000 at the German auction house Hermann Historica – an auction which caused a German and international uproar last week. Continue Reading »