A wealthy collector of Hitler's personal belongings for 'humanity's sake'

A swiss musician has acquired a collection of Hitler's belongings with one purpose. He will make sure that things do not end up in the wrong hands. Or as A

A wealthy collector of Hitler's personal belongings for 'humanity's sake'

A swiss musician has acquired a collection of Hitler's belongings with one purpose.

He will make sure that things do not end up in the wrong hands.

Or as Abdallah Chatila himself put it:

"I did it for the sake of humanity".

To CNN he says that the desire has been to get things out of circulation.

"It is extremely important for me that the objects from this painful historical time does not end up in the wrong hands," saith the rigmanden.

It must have cost him 4.5 million dollars, but erhvervsmanden't going to keep Hitler's possessions for themselves.

Originally, the plan was that it should be destroyed, but Abdallah Chatila came on other thoughts. Instead he has put it all on a ship to Israel.

the Container with the milliondyre artifacts such as Hitler's personal cigarboks, his tophat, personal, handwritten letters to a childhood friend, Hitler's sekretærs typewriter and other items belonging to the top-nazis must be transferred to the organization Keren Hayesod, who has not yet decided what to do with things.

With the funds, as Abdallah Chatila has, he would like to put an example of a time when Europe is experiencing a rise of nationalism and anti-semitism, he explains. Although he spent several million to bid on the many items, so he won, however, not all budkrigene.

The auction of the Hermann Historica has been criticised by the chairman of the board of the association for european jews (EJA), rabbi Menachem Margolin, as he believes, that it is equivalent to sell the personal property which belonged to Osama bin Laden or Anders Breivik.

the Saw has subsequently called swiss Abdallah Chatilas actions of 'selfless generosity' and praised him for setting a good example.

Updated Date: 27 November 2019, 22:00

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