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How the CIA 'found' Hitler alive in Colombia in 1954:

• by Chris Pleasance

 Declassified CIA report details claims about a man claiming to be Hitler living in Colombia in the 1950s

Phillip Citroen, a former SS officer, told agents a man called Adolf Schuttlemayer was living in the town of Tunja, 85 miles north of Bogota, among a group of former Nazis in 1954

Citroen said the men called Schuttlemayer The Fuhrer, gave him Nazi salutes and 'afforded him storm-trooper adulation'

He even provided a photograph showing a man with a strong likeness of Hitler

Citroen said Hitler left Colombia in January 1955 and moved to Argentina