Gustav Weler

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Gustav Weler was a doppelgänger of Adolf Hitler. He occasionally stood in for Hitler and was used as a political decoy for security reasons.[1][2] It was posited in 1995 that Weler was killed outside the Reich Chancellery, and filmed by Red Army troops holding a photograph of Adolf Hitler.[3] However, author W. Hugh Thomas reported in 1996 that Weler was found alive after the war and that Allied troops had interviewed him following the fall of Berlin.[4]

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  1. ^ The Houston Chronicle September 17, 1992.
  2. ^ Petrova, Ada & Watson, Peter. The Death of Hitler, 1995.
  3. ^ Petrova, Ada & Watson, Peter. The Death of Hitler, pp. 52, 90; 1995.
  4. ^ Thomas, W. Hugh, Doppelgangers, 1996.