A letter unearthed by the Jewish Voice from Germany shows Adolf Hitler extended his protection to a Jewish comrade from WWI
A recently released letter indicates Adolf Hitler made the dramatic
intervention to protect a Jew, Ernst Hess, a judge during the interwar
Hess was Hitler's company commander from the Flanders trenches of the First World War.
In a letter dated August 27, 1941 to the Dusseldorf Gestapo from
Heinrich Himmler instructed the secret police to grant Hess "the relief
and the protection as per the Fuhrer's wishes".