A woman walks past a memorial reading “For peace, liberty and democracy. Never again Fascism” in front the house where Adolf Hitler was born, in Braunau, Austria on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters

House where Adolf Hitler was born will become police station, Austria says

  • Decision made after years of debate over how best to prevent building from becoming neo-Nazi pilgrimage site
  • Architects from across EU will submit plans this month, with winning design to be picked by jury of experts and public officials
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A woman walks past a memorial reading “For peace, liberty and democracy. Never again Fascism” in front the house where Adolf Hitler was born, in Braunau, Austria on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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File photo of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler at a ceremony in Lower Saxony, Germany, in 1938. Photo: AP

German auctioneer defends Nazi sale, including premium copy of Hitler’s Mein Kampf

  • Among the 842 Nazi items going under the hammer are Hitler’s top hat and a luxury edition of his manifesto Mein Kampf
  • Hermann Historica acknowledges it’s almost impossible to filter out bidders with ‘wrong’ ideologies, but says it has strict controls over the sale process
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File photo of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler at a ceremony in Lower Saxony, Germany, in 1938. Photo: AP
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