1949: the walls of Hitler’s ruined alpine retreat near Berchtesgaden

FLASHBACK: The walls of Hitler’s ruined alpine retreat near Berchtesgaden, Germany are covered with the names of tourists who have visited it since the war – and with the cartoons and gibes they inscribed to show their hatred of the Nazi leader on Dec. 9, 1949. On this section of the wall in his garage are names of many nationalities. That cartoon is apparently some visitor’’s conception of Hitler.

A rare archive picture of Adolf Hitler dozing in an armchair at his Berghof alpine residence in Bavaria with his mistress, Eva Braun c1936.

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