GERMANY: The Wagnerian Finale

Few stories are better known or more poorly documented than that of the death of Adolf Hitler. Popular imagination the world over has been quick to seize on the macabre details of those last days in the bunker in flaming Berlin, where a mad genius cringed in the rain of Allied bombs and felt the walls of his terrible world closing in upon him. The suicide of his scheming henchman Goebbels, the defection of those who fattened on the blood he had spilled, the last-minute marriage with his blowzy mistress Eva Braun, the...

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