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Hitler's last witness : the memoir of Hitler's bodyguard

Rochus Misch author.; Roger Moorhouse author of introduction, etc.

2014

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  • Title:
    Hitler's last witness : the memoir of Hitler's bodyguard
  • Author: Rochus Misch author.; Roger Moorhouse author of introduction, etc.
  • Description: Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction by Roger Moorhouse; Author''s Introduction; My Childhood:1917-1937; Conscripted Soldier: 1937-1939; The Outbreak of War: 1939; Hitler Needs a Courier; My Reich - The Telephone Switchboard; The Berghof, Hitler''s Special Train and Rudolf Hess; FHQ Wolfsschanze: 1941; FHQ Wolfsschanze, FHQ Wehrwolf, Stalingrad, My Honeymoon: 1942; The Eastern Front Begins to Turn West: 1943; The Philanderer: 1944; Weddings and Treason: 1944; Preparing the Berlin Bunker: February - April 1945; Bunker Life: The Last Fortnight of April 1945
    Hitler''s Last Day: 30 April 1945Negotiations and the Goebbels Children: 1 May 1945; Break-out and Capture; My Nine Years in Soviet Captivity; My Homecoming and New Beginnings; Short Biographies; Index
    After being seriously wounded in the 1939 Polish campaign, Rochus Misch was invited to join Hitler''s SS-bodyguard. There he served until the war''s end as Hitler''s bodyguard, courier, orderly and finally as Chief of Communications. On the Berghof terrace he watched Eva Braun organize parties; observed Heinrich Himmler and Albert Speer; and monitored telephone conversations from Berlin to the East Prussian FHQ on 20 July 1944 after the attempt on Hitler''s life. Towards the end Misch was drawn into the Führerbunker with the last of the ''faithful''. As defeat approached, he remained in charge
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: South Yorkshire, England : Frontline Books
  • Format: 1 online resource (305 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4738-3701-4;ISBN 1-4738-3608-5
  • Subjects: Misch, Rochus, 1917-2013; Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945; Allgemeine-SS; World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Berlin -- Personal narratives, German; Bodyguards -- Germany -- Anecdotes; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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