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Nazi cigarettes, condoms and rare Hitler death memo found in sunken U-boat off UK coast

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boat off the UK coast - which included a rare Hitler death memo. The items, which ranged from Nazi cigarettes to a large box of condoms, were found in U-boat 534 in Merseyside - forming part of Birkenhead's U-Boat story.

An enigma decoded message, which would have been used to inform the crew of their new führer, was also recovered, said organisation Big Heritage. READ MORE Mystery as 400-year-old massive sunken ship discovered in near-perfect condition Miraculously, many of the items such as a cigarette box remained intact after staying hidden for nearly 80 years.The U-boat 534 was sunk by the RAF off the coast of a Danish island on Saturday, May 5, 1945 - the same day Hitler's successor ordered the partial surrender of German forces.

The sub was raised from the seabed in 1993 and its contents were conserved, though left untouched and under wraps until now, reports Liverpool Echo.

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