Adolf Hitler who was the leader was a German politician Nazi Party
The Chancellor of Germany 1933 1945
EXTRA THE STARS AND STRIPES EXTRA HITLER He killed himself by gunshot on this day 30 April 1945 n Berlin Fuehrer Fell at CP, German R dio Says; Doenitz at Helm, Vows War Will Continue Churehill HintsV'caee Is at Hund
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By early 1945, Germany's military situation was on the verge pt total collapse
Poland had fallen to the advancing Soviet forces
EMMANKLAM GUSTROW GOLLNOW SCHWERIN REN BERGEDORF . KARORO NEUBRANDENBURG LAUENBUR . PARCHM LUDWIGSLUST ermundeLUNE NEUSTRELITZ PRENZLAU ARNSWALDE remen VERDEN UELZEN NEURUPPN LOWENDERG It was clear to the Nazi leadership that the battle for Berlin would be the final battle of the war in Europe. 7 APR 45 BERNAU MUNCHEDERG KUSTRIN Hanover BUCKEBURG po, TENO, SPANDAU. eldHILDESHEMRGTA ORONAU SCHEEMagdeburg Brunswick HILDESHEIM SEN LUCKENWALDE DESSAU OTTBUSORST ORN FINSTERWALDE Hll Kassel LEIP RIESA, KAMENZ. GORLITZ MUHLHAUSEN Erfurt ISSEN.ADTZSCHE BAUTZEN ISENACH RUDOLSTADTZ SAAL,EZwickAue EATOLLBERG.CZECHOSLOVAKIA ZWICKAU . /STOLLBERG MEININGEN SAALFELD NINGEN MLADA DOLESLA SONNE BERG NYMBURK (Prague MARKT EDWITZ CHAFFENBURG tadt Wurzburg ATUTEMILES BENESO
Late in the morning of 30 April, with the Soviets less than 500 metres (1,600 ft) from the bunker, Hitler had a meeting with the commander of the Berlin Defence Area. He told Hitler that the garrison would probably run out of ammunition that night and that the fighting in Berlin would inevitably come to an end within the next 24 hours.
At around 14:30 Adolf and Eva Hitler went into Hitler's personal study
After waiting a few minutes, Hitler's valet, opened the study door. the suicide sofa in the bunker note: the gun in the yllow circle
Stalin was restricted the release of information to the public. of believing Hitler was dead, and