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A rare medal awarded to the man who 'changed the course of history' by saving Adolf Hitler's life is coming up for sale.<br />
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Ulrich Graf was the bodyguard for the Nazi dictator at the time of the famous Beer Hall Putsch in Munich in November 1923.<br />
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The revolutionary coup by the rising Nazi party to seize power in Bavaria resulted in a bloody battle with police, with 16 party members and four officers killed.<br />
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Ulrich, a burly former wrestler, threw himself on Hitler and was shot five times but survived.<br />
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Had he not done his job, Hitler could have been killed, the Nazis may never have come to power and the Second World War could have been avoided.