Information About the Wedding of Eva Braun and Adolf Hitler
Adolf and Eva were married on April 29, 1945 in the very early hours of the morning.
The wedding was held in Hitler's private sitting room in their apartment at the New Reich Chancellery in Berlin, Germany.
Eva wore a black silk dress.
Officiant and Witnesses:
Adolf and Eva were married by a low ranking Nazi official, Walter Wagner. The wedding register was signed by Joseph Goebbels and Martin Bormann.
Eva and Adolf celebrated their wedding by having a breakfast with champagne.
Length of Hitler-Braun Marriage:
The marriage of Eva and Adolf only lasted one day.
Ronald Pawly: "Bormann and Goebbels were their witnesses; and 30 minutes later Bormann, Goebbels and his wife, the secretaries Christian and Junge, Generals Krebs and Burgdorf, Colonel von Below, Otto Gunsche and Hitler's dietician Manzialy got together to celebrate the happy occasion. Hitler only stayed with them for half an hour, before withdrawing to his study accompanied by Traudl Junge to dictate his private and political wills."
Source: Ronald Pawly. Hitler's Chancellery: A Palace to Last a Thousand Years. 2009. pg. 148.
Adolf, from Last Will: "As I did not consider that I could take responsibility, during the years of struggle, of contracting a marriage, I have now decided, before the closing of my earthly career, to take as my wife that girl who, after many years of faithful friendship, entered, of her own free will, the practically besieged town in order to share her destiny with me. At her own desire she goes as my wife with me into death. It will compensate us for what we both lost through my work in the service of my people."
Source: Eva Braun: The Suicide." EvaBraun.dk.
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