Foreign News: Legends Never Die

Because the British said so, nearly everybody suddenly believed that Adolf Hitler was really dead. A British Army Intelligence report, released last week, said that Hitler married his mistress, blond Eva Braun, on April 29, shot himself the next day after a macabre wedding feast in the ruins of falling Berlin.

Previous reports had said that Eva shot herself in the same room of the underground chancellery. The British found that she poisoned herself. Then, as earlier accounts had said, the bodies were burned.

In conclusion, the British report took back a little of the story: the proof was no more positive than...

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