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Daimler chairman Dr Wilhem Kissel shown Edward around the factory.<br />
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Remarkable photos of Edward VIII touring a car factory during his controversial visit to Nazi Germany in 1937 have been unearthed.<br />
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Huge crowds turned out to catch a glimpse of the former King, rumoured to be a strong supporter of the Nazi party and the fascist cause, who even walked through a guard of Nazi troops giving Hitler salutes.<br />
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The Duke of Windsor, who had abdicated the previous year, was accompanied by high ranking Nazi party officials and even an SS officer whilst touring the Mercedes-Benz factory in Stuttgart.<br />
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During the trip, the Duke had a private meeting with Hitler at his retreat in Berchtesgaden and was infamously photographed giving Nazi salutes.