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Signed 7x5 photograph presented by Braun to Hitler's secretary Traudl Junge. Extremely Rare!
Autograph Note on Photograph Signed Twice:
"Easter 1941 Heartfelt!/Eva" in German. B/w, 7x5. Vintage photograph. On verso, ANS: "Eva". Berghof, 1941 April 3. To "Dear Traudl". In German, translated. In full: "To you and your parents, the most heartfelt Easter Greetings". From 1936, Braun spent much of her time at Berghof, Hitler's retreat in the Obersalzberg in southern Bavaria, where she served as his hostess. EVA BRAUN (1912-1945) first met Adolph Hitler in 1929 at the studio of his friend, photographer Heinrich Hoffman (who took photographs of Berghof as well as the future Führer). An office assistant at the time, Braun later became a photo laboratory worker and helped process photographs of Hitler, whom she had described as "a gentleman of a certain age with a funny moustache and carrying a big felt hat" at the time of their first meeting. Braun became Hitler's mistress in 1932, but lived a relatively isolated life. The two were rarely seen together and few Germans even knew of her existence (even some of Hitler's intimates were unsure about the nature of their relationship). In April 1945, Braun joined Hitler in his Füherbunker in Berlin. As the Russians were closing in the city, Hitler begged her to leave, but Braun refused. The couple was married on April 29, 1945, the day before Braun committed suicide by taking poison; Hitler ended his own life two hours later. At Hitler's request, the bodies were cremated in Reich Chancellery Garden above the bunker, where Braun's charred body was later found by the Russians. GERTRAUD "TRAUDL" JUNGE succeeded Gerda Christian as Hitler's personal secretary. Serving from 1943-1945, she typed up the Führer's last will and testament. Junge died in Munich in 2002 at the age of 81. Verso is lightly soiled, pinhead-size stain at lower blank margin. Pencil note (unknown hand) at lower right margin. Fine condition.

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Born: February 6, 1912 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Died: April 30, 1945 in Berlin, Germany

Film Credits
2014 Und Äktschn! (Other), 2014 Hitler's Hidden Drug Habit (Other), 2013 Universum History (Other), 2012 Geheimnisvolle Orte (Other), 2012 Geheimnisse des Zweiten Weltkriegs (Other), 2012 Gainsbourg by Gainsbourg: An Intimate Self Portrailt (Other), 2012 Alltag unterm Hakenkreuz (Other), 2011 Geheimnisse des 'Dritten Reichs' (Other), 2010 Hitler's Bodyguard (Other), 2010 History (Other), 2009 MysteryQuest (Other), 2009 Apocalypse: The Second World War (Other), 2008 Österreich 1938 in Farbe (Camera / Electrical Department), 2007-2008 Switch: Reloaded (Other), 2007 In Europa (Other), 2007 Hitler's British Girl (Other), 2006 Revealed (Other), 2005 War Stories with Oliver North (Other), 2005 Hitler's War (Other), 2004 The Hidden Führer: Debating the Enigma of Hitler's Sexuality (Other), 2004 Geschichte des Kehlsteins - History of the Kehlstein (Other), 2004 Death in the Bunker: The True Story of Hitler's Downfall (Other), 2003 Biography (Other), 2001 Hitler's Women (Other), 2000 WWII: The Lost Color Archives (Other), 2000 WWII: The Lost Color Archives (Camera / Electrical Department), 1999 Hitler and Stalin: Twin Tyrants (Other), 1998 The Third Reich, in Color (Other), 1998 Nazis: The Occult Conspiracy (Other), 1998 Human Remains (Other), 1996 Eva Braun: Her Life with Adolf Hitler (Other), 1996 Eva Braun: Her Life with Adolf Hitler (Camera / Electrical Department), 1995-2005 Timewatch (Other), 1995 The Last Days of World War II (Other), 1995 Hitler: A Profile (Other), 1995 Hitler: A Profile (Camera / Electrical Department), 1991 Les yeux d'Eva Braun (Other), 1989 The Fatal Attraction of Adolf Hitler (Other), 1983 Camps of Death (Other), 1980 Heroes & Tyrants of the 20th Century: Hitler (Other), 1977 Hitler, a Career (Other), 1977 Hitler, a Career (Camera / Electrical Department), 1974 The World at War: A Special Presentation - Secretary to Hitler (Other), 1974 The World at War (Camera / Electrical Department), 1974 Swastika (Other), 1973-1974 The World at War (Other), 1967 Memorandum (Other), 1958 The Secret Life of Adolf Hitler (Other), 1958 The Secret Life of Adolf Hitler (Camera / Electrical Department), 1956 The Twisted Cross (Other), 1953 Bis fünf nach zwölf - Adolf Hitler und das 3. Reich (Other), 1949 Autant en emporte l'histoire - La vie privée d'Hitler et d'Eva (Other), 1948 Will It Happen Again (Other)

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