Hilter Used Jews' Gold Fillings in His Mouth

Dentist had 11 pounds of gold for senior Nazi officials
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 9, 2009 3:30 AM CDT
Hilter Used Jews' Gold Fillings in His Mouth
Adolf Hitler in 1939.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Adolf Hitler's dentist placed  ten fillings in the führer's mouth in 1944, most likely made from gold fillings removed from Jews at concentration camps, according to a new book. Hitler's dentist had 11 pounds of gold from concentration camp fillings at his disposal to treat senior Nazi officials, according to a recently discovered letter he wrote.

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The gold in Hitler's mouth "most likely from the concentration camps," said Henrik Eberle, co-author of the book Was Hitler Ill?  It's long been known Nazis removed gold fillings from their prisoners, but the use of some of the gold is only now being traced, reports the Telegraph.
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