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Hitler's Mein Kampf sells for $20K at auction

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Posted at 2:24 PM, Mar 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-18 14:24:35-04

Adolf Hitler's personal copy of his autobiography Mein Kampf was auctioned off for $20,655 Friday, according to the auctioneer. 

The book, captured by members of an American field artillery unit in World War II, was auctioned at Alexander Historical Auctions, along with more than a thousand other World War II items. 

There were more than 10 active bidders on the phone and online. 

Mein Kampf,  which translates to My Struggle in German, was Hitler's blueprint for Germany written before his rise to power.

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