Don't dismiss stories of 'Hitler's HQ'
SOURCE: Yorkshire Evening Post
was with great interest that I read your letters on the possibility
that Hitler planned to set up headquarters in Quarry Hill, Leeds (YEP,
My father, Alex Hesling, died seven months ago aged 82.
He was in the building trade along with the rest of his family. He worked on the construction of Quarry Hill Flats.
Later he lived and worked in the flats until their demolition.
would consider my father had one of the most knowledgeable brains
regarding the flats. From a small child I was always told that among his
generation it was known that Hitler was planning to use the flats as
his north of England headquarters. It was said that Hitler could be
self-sufficient at the flats.
The flats, I believe, had an Austrian (as was Hitler) designer and looked very German in design.
My father told me many tales of the flats - lots of bones appearing, a river running underneath.
do not think this this information re Hitler should be treated with
ridicule, as my father was a very sensible, well-respected member of the
Quarry Hill Flats community and believed it to be true.
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