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Read about the earliest post-war sightings of Hitler: 1945-1955



Hitler Haircut Trivia
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Various observations from the man who operated Hitler's elevator at Berchtesgaden can be found herein.

What you won't find "herein" is a piece of Hitler trivia that I just picked-up. The story goes that the American comedian Bob Hope was given a tour of Hitler's bunker shortly after the German surrender. Accompanied by a U.S. colonel, the two men brought lots of American cigarette cartons with them to bribe the Russian guards (the bunker was in the Soviet sector); Hope walked away with the enormous banner that was draped in the dictator's lounge, as well as the handle off of Hitler's toilet. The toilet handle has remained among the comedian's possessions in Toluca Lake, California ever since.

Suggested Reading: Telling Jokes in Hitler's Germany

Pictured below is the Berchtesgaden elevator.

     


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Some Trivial Facts About Hitler (Yank Magazine, 1945)

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