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Oct 10, 2015

Where Hitler's deputy drank in Wales

During the Second World War, customers at the Angel Hotel, Abergavenny, could sometimes spot Adolf Hitler's deputy enjoying a drink there. Rudolf Hess had flown from Germany ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

to Scotland in 1941, possibly hoping to broker peace. He was held at Maindiff Court, on the outskirts of Abergavenny, and would sometimes visit the Angel Hotel, where British army officers and the American Red Cross were also much in evidence at the time. For more on the hotel's history, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes in the display case near the main entrance. Or click here