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Gerda Bormann and the children fled Obersalzberg for Italy on 25 April 1945 after an Allied air attack.
Benito Mussolini was killed by Italian partisans on 28 April.
Allies finally pushed forward in Italy and swept across western Germany. The offensive lasted from 6 April to 2 May 1945.