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The Kehlsteinhaus 

Sub titled: Since Adolf Hitler until today
 

Lavishly illustrated German history book mainly about the Eagles Nest or Teehaus on the Obersalzberg!
However the surrounding area like the Berghof or Berchtesgaden is also covered.
Including Bombing raid and many Eva Braun Photos.

Softcover

  • 80 pages
  • many b&w and color photos
  • 2 large fold out color panorama photos up to 47"

In good-very good condition.
Pages lightly creased in the upper right hand corner, otherwise ok.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 11-3/4" x 8-1/4" ~0.75 lbs.

Published by House P. in 1986

Table of contents:

Preface
1. the location of the Kehlsteinhaus
2. the Obersalzberg in upheaval
3. construction of the Kehlsteinstrasse
4. Rossfeld road
5. Hitler and Eva Braun with guests
6. panorama from Konigssee - Salzburg
7. target approach plans for bombing
8. flak positions in Berchtesgaden



9. bomb damage at Obersalzberg
10. invasion of the Americans in Berchtesgaden
11. general D. Eisenhower at the Kehlstein
12. the bus to the Kehlsteinhaus
13. the Kehlsteinhaus today
14. round walk on the Kehlstein
15. Adolf Hitler Mercedes Benz









Background Info:
The Kehlsteinhaus (known as the Eagle's Nest in English-speaking countries) is a Third Reich-era edifice erected atop the summit of the Kehlstein, a rocky outcrop that rises above the Obersalzberg near the town of Berchtesgaden. It was presented to Adolf Hitler on his 50th birthday as a retreat and place to entertain friends and visiting dignitaries. Today it is open seasonally as a restaurant, beer garden, and tourist site.

The Kehlsteinhaus is situated on a ridge atop the Kehlstein, a 1,834 m (6,017 ft) subpeak of the Hoher Goll rising above the town of Berchtesgaden. It was commissioned by Martin Bormann in the summer of 1937 as a 50th birthday gift for Adolf Hitler. Paid for by the Nazi Party, it was completed in 13 months but held until a formal presentation on April 20, 1939. A 4 m (13 ft) wide approach road climbs 800 m (2,600 ft) over 6.5 km (4.0 mi). Costing RM 30 million to build (about 150 million inflation-adjusted euros in 2007), it includes five tunnels but only one hairpin turn.


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