Early Hitler letter on Jews to be unveiled
A letter by Adolf Hitler believed to contain his first written comments on his anti-Semitic vision will soon be unveiled.
The letter, dated September 1919, has been obtained by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, a Jewish human rights organization. The center will reveal the letter's full contents at a press conference Tuesday in New York at the Museum of Tolerance.
According to the center, Hitler's letter called for a strong government that could handle the "Jewish threat" and bring about the "removal of the Jews altogether."
Around this time In 1919, the 30-year-old Austrian-born Hitler was a World War I veteran living in Munich, Germany, where he joined a small nationalist and anti-Semitic party which eventually became the Nazi party.