“Berlin falls”: how the foreign press rejoiced in the death of Hitler

"Берлин падает": как зарубежная пресса радовалась смерти Гитлера

Personality of Adolf Hitler is not only controversial, it is one of the most hated figures in world history. 30 April 1945, the führer committed suicide.

The American edition until recently did not believe in Hitler’s death, and published news about it only on may 2. Less than a week later, German troops finally surrendered in Europe, which meant the defeat of the axis. At that time, the media did not hide their delight from the death of the Fuhrer.

Time, United States

"Берлин падает": как зарубежная пресса радовалась смерти Гитлера

One of the most iconic covers of the famous American magazine Time, which was used to refer to Hitler’s death.

The Times, UK

The Times has published an article about how the news of Hitler’s death spread across the UK: “the London newspaper received the announcement of Hitler’s death, and in the publications were printed long obituaries and biographical sketches Doenitz”.

The New York Daily News, United States

"Берлин падает": как зарубежная пресса радовалась смерти Гитлера

The American newspaper New York Daily News came out with a huge title on the first page: “Hitler dead.”

The Salt Lake Tribune, United States

"Берлин падает": как зарубежная пресса радовалась смерти Гитлера

Newspaper the Salt Lake Tribune struck to doubt the death of Hitler. They published a quote by the Associated Press Berlin correspondent, Louis Lochner: “I still find it difficult to believe that Hitler is really dead. He could not afford to accept the unconditional surrender, so what we perceive as real suicide, it may be a well-staged death”.

L’aube, France

"Берлин падает": как зарубежная пресса радовалась смерти Гитлера

The French newspaper L’aube titled article La mort de Hitler – “Hitler’s Death”. The next title reads – Berlin est tombé – “Berlin falls”.

El Universo, Ecuador

"Берлин падает": как зарубежная пресса радовалась смерти Гитлера

The news soon reached South America. Journalists write in the subtitle: “We believe that Hitler’s death will hasten the end of the war.”

"Берлин падает": как зарубежная пресса радовалась смерти Гитлера

The official press of Germany have expressed their grief after the death of Hitler. Carl Kaufman, a Nazi leader in Hamburg, wrote on the first page: “This is the darkest hour for our people today, when we hear the news that the führer fell in the capital of the Empire.”

Recall that the unique pictures of the first days of the Second world war, touching to the core.

Earlier Znayu reported in the trenches of 1941 found the camera with the surviving film, the scientists showed the frame.

Also Znayu wrote, secrets of world war II, which failed to disclose.

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