Death Of Hitler: The Full Story With New Evidence From Secret Russian Archives by Ada PetrovaDeath Of Hitler: The Full Story With New Evidence From Secret Russian Archives by Ada Petrova

Death Of Hitler: The Full Story With New Evidence From Secret Russian Archives

byAda Petrova, Peter Watson

Paperback | March 20, 2007

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It is one of the most enduring mysteries of the twentieth century: how, exactly, Adolf Hitler died and what happened to his remains. With access to the Russians' Hitler Archive, this book reveals not only what happened after the Russians captured Hitler's bunker but also why the Soviets felt the details of his death had to be suppressed.
Peter Watson is a columnist for the London Observer and the author of four novels and five books of nonfiction, including a biography of Rudolf Nureyev. He lives in London.
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Title:Death Of Hitler: The Full Story With New Evidence From Secret Russian ArchivesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.5 × 5.75 × 0.85 inPublished:March 20, 2007

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ISBN - 10:0393315436

ISBN - 13:9780393315431

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Finally - the truth the Russians hid from the world Definitive revelations and proofs. The cover-up from Stalin to Andropov. The authors' even found Hitler's private phone number in the bunker. Nice to be able to finally close this chapter of history.
Date published: 2008-03-31

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For the past fifty years the Iron Curtain and the Cold War have prevented the truth from being told about one of the most enduring mysteries of the twentieth century: how, exactly, Adolf Hitler died on April 30, 1945, and what happened to his remains. In this groundbreaking book, which reads like a riveting detective story, Ada Petrova and Peter Watson provide the answers to these two questions. Given access to the Russians' hitherto unseen Hitler Archive - File I-G-23, the so-called Operation Myth File - they reveal not only the truth of what went on in Berlin in May 1945 after the Russians captured the bunker in which Hitler, Eva Braun, and their entourage spent their last days, but also why the Soviet regime felt the details of the Fuhrer's death had to be kept secret for so long. Further, they explain how and why his body and those of Braun, Josef and Magda Goebbels, and the Goebbels' six children were secretly buried in Magdeburg, East Germany, and finally disinterred and cremated in 1970 by order of the then KGB chief Yuri Andropov. Besides the Myth File, Pe