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Adolf Hitler, Eva Braun, Hitler's dog Blondi, and Braun's dog at Obersalzberg, Bavaria, Germany, 14 Jun 1942

Caption   Adolf Hitler, Eva Braun, Hitler's dog Blondi, and Braun's dog at Obersalzberg, Bavaria, Germany, 14 Jun 1942 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseGerman Federal Archive
Identification Code   B 145 Bild-F051673-0059
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Added Date 28 Aug 2010

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
15 Mar 2011 06:50:34 PM

EVA & ADOLF: Eva Braun had two Scottish terriers, but she hated Blondi and would kick her under the dinning table, Blondi never snapped or bit or her. Blondi was given to him by Martin Bormann in 1941, in 1942 Hitler bought another shepherd he called Bella. Hitler had a number of dogs the first one was a stray he named fuchsl, that he adopted in the trenches one day the dog vanished and may have moved on to another area. After World War I he owned a German Shephard named Blonda in the 1930s, its unknown what happened to Blonda she could have been kept at the Berghof. Both the original dogs named Blonda had died. Blondi was well feed and cared for she even had her own caretaker, she slept at the foot of Hitler's bed, and had her own sleeping area on Hitler's train. WHAT HAPPENED TO THE DOGS: Eva Braun's two dog's were shot, Blondi was give cyanide and died in Hitler's bunker in Berlin all of her pups were killed afterward After the Battle of Berlin April, 1945 the Russians found and exhumed Blondi and one of her pups. Hitler in uniform gray jacket w/his peak hat his World War I, 1st or 2nd Class Iron Cross w/Black Wound Badge and Golden Party Badge dressed in black pants with low quarters. Military term for (Shoes)
2. Anonymous says:
20 Jan 2013 06:37:37 PM

My family is cousins with Eva Braun.
3. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
17 Oct 2013 07:49:55 PM

THE ODD COUPLE: NOT SO NICE EVA! According to Hitler's secretary Traudi Junge she claims, that Eva Braun hated Blondie and would sometimes kick her...when Adolf wasn't looking of course. UNTOLD LOVE STORY: I WILL FOLLOW HIM... Strange as it may seem what is really known about Adolf Hitler & Eva Braun comes from records of people who knew them. Hitler made sure that all letters and other personal documents were to be destroyed, this would keep history from ever really knowing the true nature of their hidden and private relationship. Did you know the Eva Braun wasn't even a member of the Nazi Party, she didn't dabble into politics and didn't influence Hitler's political thinking, that are known of. Both had separate rooms and shared as many evenings together as possible they even retired together at the same time. THE GOOD GIRL: Eva Braun was interested in her own hobbies and interests and enjoyments as athletics, clothes & cosmetics. Did Hitler love Eva Braun, but didn't want to marry her. Hitler once said, if I marry Eva now, I will no longer remain appealing to the German masses. It will always remain a complex matter to fully understand. MYSTERY OF HISTORY: Was Hitler's final decision to marry Eva Braun based on her loyalty to him? to be with him in the Fuhrerbunker to the end? to be his wife before their double suicide on April 30,1945
4. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
18 Oct 2013 08:36:20 PM

NOT CERTAIN SHE WAS A NAZI PARTY MEMBER: She wasn't a Nazi, but is history certain about what she really knew? She may not have had the dark secrets of what to do with the Jews or how they would be resettled. Did she know about the concentration camps, death camps, gassing of the mentally retarded and handicapped. She met and saw many top Nazi party leaders she didn't face Hitler about what was going on was she too scared, I'm sure she wondered what Hitler would have done about her views...maybe a tragic accident down a mountain road one never knows. What's that saying, "If a woman wants to find out anything, they will" its really hard to believe she didn't really know what was going on, and if she did, she closed her eyes to it. I think Eva knew more, than what history says of her she must have been aware of Nazi policy making and played it safe, by being quiet about it There's no record about her speaking out about the Holocaust or any other policies carried out by the Nazis in Europe. THE FUHRER'S GIRL, DATING THE DEVIL: Hitler met Eva Braun in 1929, when he was 40, and she was 17, Braun worked in the Munich camera shop operated by his official photographer Heinrich Hoffman. Hitler invited Braun to the opera, with later dates to the cinema and restaurants. By 1931 they were a couple. Eva Braun followed one of the 20th Century's most infamous men. Braun became Hitler's consort for 16 years, wife between 36 to 40 hours and finally companion in death...
5. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
20 Oct 2013 07:14:30 PM

EVA BRAUN LEGACY: Eva Braun was a woman dedicated to her lover, Adolf Hitler, she endured many long separations during World War II. Hitler was often a cold and distant lover, she remained by his side to the end, for this she paid for with her life. Her total commitment to him was the joint suicide Hitler killed himself to prevent capture and execution, I'm sure Braun would have stood trial for the crime of loving him. EVERYTHING A GIRL COULD WANT: Hitler provided her with a villa, her very own Mercedes Benz with a chauffeur and a maid. Did know, she even took a trip to Iceland before World War II. By 1936 Braun was at Hitler's household at the Berghof. PRISONER OF LUXURY: She was never allowed to stay with Hitler when business or political meetings were held, However some historians have inferred that she was aware of some details and policies within the Third Reich. Even during WWII, Braun lived a life of leisure and spent most of her time exercising, reading, watching films and early German television up to 1943. Eva Braun was the center of Hitler's life for most of his twelve years in power...
6. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
7 Jan 2014 10:14:40 AM

Continued from comment number 1 THE ODD COUPLE: Hitler had his shepherd dog Blondi and Eva owned two Scottish Terriers named Negus & Katuschkia nicknamed Stasi. For those of you that are curious. LITTLE THIEF: Did you know that Eva Braun reportedly accepted gifts which were stolen property belonging to the deposed Royal Families of Europe. MILK MONEY: Eva was interested in photography and took a lot of home movies and photographs of Hitler and all the other Nazi bigwigs that visited the Eagle's Nest and Obersalzberg, she made as much as 20,000 marks for the movies and photos. Many of them went to Hitler's photographer Heinrich Hoffmann. FATAL ATTRACTION: Everybody knows about Eva Braun, but did you know Hitler also had past loves. One of Hitler's first loves was a Jewish girl named Stefanie in Vienna Hitler never had the courage to speak to her. Over the years, Hitler dated or knew of six women in his life, including his mother. Their were others, but was of a professional relationship during the years of the Third Reich. Who knows if any others have been lost to history. In their relationship with Hitler others attempted suicide and two others succeeded including his niece Geli Raubal and Eva Braun. While were at it, you could also throw in Magda Goebbels the wife of Joseph Goebbles, she murder her own children, but also died for Hitler. You could really say these women got the short end of the stick...
7. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
4 Apr 2014 05:21:02 PM

NOTHING IN COMMON: Eva Braun tried to kill herself in 1932 and again three years later. She died with Hitler in his Fuhrerbunker in Berlin, poor Eva, she waited most of her life for Hitler and shared his fate with him in death. At the time of their suicides,Hitler was 56 years old and Eva Braun was 33 years old there was a 23 year difference in ages. WEDDING DATE & DEATH DATE: April 29, 1945 in the Fuhrerbunker, Berlin and on April 30, 1945 both committed suicide. OCCUPATIONS: ADOLF HITLER Street Artist, Soldier in WWI, and endured four years on the Western Front, Political Agitator & Politician, Orator, Fuhrer of Nazi Germany, 1933 to 1945, Supreme Commander of the Wehrmacht and Mass Murderer. Hitler wasn't born Germany but in Austria, and served in the German Army. He became a German citizen in 1932. EVA BRAUN Model, Salesperson, Amateur Photographer and Mistress. They rarely appeared together in public, both had two residences. was she nothing more than a minion, and loyal follower? It wasn't until after World War II, that the German public became aware of Eva Braun. So much has been written about Adolf Hitler and so very little about Eva Braun, their bizarre relationship, marriage and mutual suicide. All letters between them were destroyed and no surviving letters have surfaced, that are known of. LIGHT MY FIRE: GOTTERDAMMERUNG April 30,1945 following their suicides the bodies of Hitler & Braun were wrapped in blankets and carried to the Chancellery garden. Gasoline was poured over the bodies and set alight. There will always be some uncertainty to the exact events and circumstances as they unfolded. THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS: What did Eva see in Adolf Hitler, some women like those bad boys, but I guess that Eva went a bit way too far following one of the 20th Century's most powerful and evil dictators. THE HEARTS & MINDS: Have to admit the Fuhrer had charisma, a gifted speaker who swayed a whole nation to do his bidding and ultimately, the greatest tragedy was the loss of a whole generation along with the millions upon millions murdered during WWII in Europe all this suffering was set at the feet of one man's twisted ego who cared for nobody.... GOTTERDAMMERUNG: "TWILIGHT OF THE GODS" DEFINITION: Twilight of the Gods The total cataclysmic downfall and violent, collapse of a Society or Regime or Institution. THIS COMMENT IS JUST AN OVERVIEW, AND IS NOT A DEFINITIVE SOURCE OF INFORMATION. ALL COMENTS DO NOT REFLECT THE EDITOR/WW2DB IN ANYWAY...
8. Anonymous says:
14 Apr 2014 10:16:16 AM

It's a damned shame that those poor dogs had to be destroyed because of the sins of their owners. That was just horrible, and would never be done today. The animals would have just been quietly adopted out.
9. Anonymous says:
14 Apr 2014 10:18:50 AM

Eva Braun's cruelty to poor Blondi should rate her a special stall in hell.
10. Anonymous says:
14 Apr 2014 10:20:36 AM

What did Eva see in Adoph Hitler? He made HER look good! LOL!
11. Charlotte says:
9 Nov 2018 06:12:34 AM

Dear God I hope those dogs went quickly.

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