Rudolf Hess in Spandau Prison

September 2007

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Rudolf Hess in Spandau Prison

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Contains minutes of the meetings of the Spandau Prison governors, in addition to correspondence with legal advisers for each of the Four-Power Authorities (UK, USA, France and the Soviet Union). Discussions in this file concentrate on the state of Hess's health and the negotiations between the three western powers and the Soviet governor to allow Hess to receive medical treatment at the British Military Hospital in Berlin. 

Many items in the files relate to the campaign to release Hess in the build-up to his 80th birthday.

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