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Photographer: Roger Dean Meyer
Taken: September 8, 2007
Caption: Bush Hill Serves As A Prison
Additional Description: During World War II the federal government leased Bush Hill from the Gunnell family for use in the internment of Adolf Hitlerís counselor of foreign affairs, Ernst “Putzi” Hanfstaengl, who was assisting the Allies. Putzi was considered one of the only men who could detect whether or not German broadcasts of Hitler were authentic or done by stand-ins.
Virginia Room, Fairfax County Library
Submitted: September 20, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.
Database Locator Identification Number: p7340
File Size: 0.052 Megabytes
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