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Was Hitler Obsessed with the Spear of Destiny?

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When the Nazis took Vienna in 1938, myth has it that Hitler went straight to the Kunsthistorisches Museum to seize one of its most valuable treasures. From there, the details get even more bizarre and farfetched.

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The Spear of Destiny pierced the side of Jesus, contains a nail from the crucifix, and magically brings victory to all that possess it... at least according to 1,000 years of myth-making. Can any of these claims possibly be true? Join the investigation as we scrutinize the historic weapon layer-by-layer, with the help of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and x-ray fluorescence technology. Will experts finally cut through the fiction and unlock the secrets of this powerful blade?

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