In one respect, at least, Adolf Hitler got exactly what he deserved: his devoted Eva Braun was as mean-spirited a doxy as his worst enemy could have wished.
U.S. intelligence officers culled these bits from a 1935 diary:
"It seems as though I'll never get rich. I can't do anything about that. . . . He [Hitler] was just here but no dog and no cupboard. He didn't even ask me if I had a birthday wish. So now I bought myself some jewelry. . . . Hope he likes it.
"For three hours I stood outside the Carlton and had to...