The Final Archives of the Führerbunker

Berlin in 1945, the Chancellery and the Last Days of Hitler

Paul Vallatoux, Xavier Aiolfi

The discovery of some of the last documents of the Third Reich and the insight they give into the last days in the Führerbunker in April 1945.
Date Published :
November 2020
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Illustration :
150 photographs
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ISBN : 9781612009049
Pages : 144
Dimensions : 10 X 8 inches
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In November 1945, two French officers secretly entered the Führerbunker, the air raid shelter near the Chancellery in Berlin. The bunker was the last home of Adolf Hitler; the background of the last months of his life and the war; where he married Eva Braun on April 29, 1945; and where he killed himself less than two days later.

In the middle of a heap of furniture and broken objects, the two officers found hundreds of documents littering the ground. Among the documents that they retrieved were a dozen telegrams of historic importance that allow us to understand the spirit of the last leaders of the Third Reich as well as the events that took place between April 23 and 26, 1945. These and other documents are presented for the first time in this book, shown in their proper context with an expert commentary.


The Reich Chancellery
The subterranean complex
The last landmark
Running the War from the Bunker
The last days of the Bunker
The Bunker of Apocalypse
A visit to the Chancellery
Reconnecting the Thread of History
The documents

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