The Last Days of Hitler Author:H.R. Trevor-Roper "A piece of history which is as living as it is accurate, as monumental as the scale of events he recalls." -Lord Tedder, Marshal of the RAF — In the fateful month of April, 1945, the Allied Forces converged on Berlin, trapping Adolf Hitler and what remained of his entourage in the bunkers below the doomed city. This is the story of those last de... more »sperate hours, of what happened during the Fuehrer's final futile attempts to preserve his "thousand year" Reich.
H.R. Trevor-Roper, now Regius Professor of History at Oxford University was officially assigned by British Intelligence to the task of piecing together the fragments of those last chaotic days. His findings, set forth in this book, have withstood the test of time; the book has become a historical classic. In its unforgettable portrayal of Hitler, Eva Braun, Goebbels, Bormann, and the rest of Hitler's grotesque and evil court as they tottered on the brink of destruction, Trevor-Roper's documentary vividly reconstructs one of history's most melodramatic episodes.« less