Eva Braun, the Führerbunker & Hitler’s Marriage

On April 29, 1945, Führer and Reich Chancellor (Reichskanzler) of the German Third Reich Adolf Hitler married his longtime partner Eva Anna Paula Braun in the Führerbunker air raid shelter in Berlin. Designating Admiral Karl Dönitz as his successor, on the following day Hitler killed himself by gunshot while Braun committed suicide with him by taking cyanide. In accordance with Hitler’s prior written and verbal instructions, that afternoon their … Continue reading Eva Braun, the Führerbunker & Hitler’s Marriage

Bohemia and Moravia #53C (1941)

Bohemia and Moravia #53C (1941)

The Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia (Protektorat Böhmen und Mähren in German, or Protektorát Čechy a Morava in Czech) was a majority ethnic-Czech protectorate of Nazi Germany established following the German occupation of Czechoslovakia by annexing Sudetenland territory of Czech Lands as a Reichsgau. Following the establishment of the independent Slovak Republic on March 14, 1939, and the German occupation of the Czech rump state the next … Continue reading Bohemia and Moravia #53C (1941)