Adolf Hitler personally spared a Jewish man who served as his commander during World War I from persecution or deportation, according to a letter recently uncovered by a German newspaper.

The letter, signed on August 27, 1940 by Hitler’s henchman Heinrich Himmler, ordered that Ernst Hess, a judge in the western city of Dusseldorf, was “not to be importuned in any way per the Fuehrer's wishes.”

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