JFK Files Show CIA Informant’s Memo And Photo Of Hitler Allegedly Living In Colombia In 1950s
Adolf Hitler death came on April 30, 1945, when he and committed suicide by ingesting a cyanide capsule and then shot himself with a pistol in a refurbished air-raid shelter buried 55-feet under the Reich Chancellery as Russia’s Red Army swarmed Berlin. The Soviets cremated the bodies of Hitler and his wife Eva Braun in the chancellery garden. Or so they would have you believe. A newly uncovered report from the JFK files states that Hitler did not kill himself in the doomed bunker, but rather the Fuhrer somehow escaped to Colombia and was seen as late as the 1950s.
Last the week, 2,891 documents related to the John F. Kennedy assassination investigation were released. Included in the new revelations were some intriguing conspiracy theories, interesting anecdotes about a Fidel Castro bounty and sex parties with Frank Sinatra. Also included in the JFK files was a report of an informant telling the CIA that Adolf Hitler was alive and well in South America.
A decades-old memo from a CIA informant regarding the death of Hitler will certainly excite conspiracy theorists. Newly declassified documents reveal that an informant told the CIA that Hitler escaped Europe as his Third Reich was crushed by the Red Army and the Allied Forces. Before Berlin was captured by the Soviets, Hitler reportedly fled to Colombia to avoid capture according to a memo in the JFK files.
A source told an agent, whose code name was Cimelody-3, that Hitler was living with fellow Nazis in Colombia into the 1950s. Phillip Citroen, a former German SS trooper, informed the source that Hitler was very well alive and living in a city named Tunja, which is in the middle of Colombia. The former SS soldier told CIA spies that he regularly met with Hitler in the neighborhood of “Residencias Coloniales,” a place where many Nazis fled to after World War II. Citroen claimed to have contacted Hitler about once a month. The Germans living in Tunja allegedly adored Hitler for “an idolatry of the Nazi past” and addressing him as “der Fuehrer,” even saluting him with the Nazi salute.
Hitler, who would have been 66-years-old in 1955, lived in Colombia and worked at the KNSM (Royal Dutch) shipping company before fleeing to Argentina according to the memo. The JFK files included a report from CIA’s bureau chief in Venezuela, that featured a photo from 1955 of Citroen and a man allegedly said to be Hitler, who allegedly went by the name of “Adolf Schritteimayor.”
The CIA was extremely skeptical of this report, calling it a “fantastic” story and “an apparent fantasy.” “Neither Cimelody-3 nor this Station is in a position to give an intelligent evaluation of the information and it being forwarded as of possible interest,” read the memo, sent by Caracas bureau chief David Brixnor. So what says you, did Hitler commit suicide in his Berlin bunker or did he escape to South America?