Note 028
by Joachim C. Fest

28 More fully, I. Kirkpatrick, The Inner Circle, Alan Bullock gives a concise summary in Hitler. Apparently Hess had not been informed of the impending attack on Russia; if this is so, it should put an end to certain persistent speculations about the 'background' of the venture which stubbornly tend to re-appear; it should also demonstrate more clearly than anything else how much influence Hess had lost at this point.

From Chapter 15, Rudolf Hess , Part 3 of The Face Of The Third Reich by J.C. Fest -- See further Notes

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