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Title Hitler's last witness : the memoir of Hitler's bodyguard / Rochus Misch [and five others] ; introduction by Roger Moorhouse
Published South Yorkshire, England : Frontline Books, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (305 pages) : illustrations, photographs
Contents Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction by Roger Moorhouse; Author''s Introduction; My Childhood:1917-1937; Conscripted Soldier: 1937-1939; The Outbreak of War: 1939; Hitler Needs a Courier; My Reich -- The Telephone Switchboard; The Berghof, Hitler''s Special Train and Rudolf Hess; FHQ Wolfsschanze: 1941; FHQ Wolfsschanze, FHQ Wehrwolf, Stalingrad, My Honeymoon: 1942; The Eastern Front Begins to Turn West: 1943; The Philanderer: 1944; Weddings and Treason: 1944; Preparing the Berlin Bunker: February -- April 1945; Bunker Life: The Last Fortnight of April 1945
Hitler''s Last Day: 30 April 1945Negotiations and the Goebbels Children: 1 May 1945; Break-out and Capture; My Nine Years in Soviet Captivity; My Homecoming and New Beginnings; Short Biographies; Index
Summary After being seriously wounded in the 1939 Polish campaign, Rochus Misch was invited to join Hitler''s SS-bodyguard. There he served until the war''s end as Hitler''s bodyguard, courier, orderly and finally as Chief of Communications. On the Berghof terrace he watched Eva Braun organize parties; observed Heinrich Himmler and Albert Speer; and monitored telephone conversations from Berlin to the East Prussian FHQ on 20 July 1944 after the attempt on Hitler''s life. Towards the end Misch was drawn into the F├╝hrerbunker with the last of the ''faithful''. As defeat approached, he remained in charge
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Misch, Rochus, 1917-2013. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2008123638
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79046200
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945. fast (OCoLC)fst00034591
Misch, Rochus, 1917-2013. fast (OCoLC)fst01915451
Subject Allgemeine-SS.
SUBJECT Allgemeine-SS. fast (OCoLC)fst00714162
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Berlin -- Personal narratives, German
Bodyguards -- Germany -- Anecdotes
HISTORY -- Europe -- Western.
Bodyguards.
Germany.
Germany -- Berlin.
Genre/Form Personal narratives.
Anecdotes.
Personal narratives
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
Author Misch, Rochus, author
Moorhouse, Roger, author of introduction, etc
ISBN 9781473836082
1473836085
9781473837010
1473837014