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  • Berlin, Germany
    Tuesday Jan 16, 1945

    Martin Bormann

    Hitler Transferred His Headquarters To The Führerbunker

    Berlin, Germany
    Tuesday Jan 16, 1945

    Hitler transferred his headquarters to the Führerbunker ("Leader's bunker") in Berlin on 16 January 1945, where he (along with Bormann, his secretary Else Krüger, and others) remained until the end of April.




  • Germany
    Sunday Jan 21, 1945

    Joseph Goebbels

    Goebbels noted in his diary millions of Germans were fleeing westward.

    Germany
    Sunday Jan 21, 1945

    Goebbels noted in his diary on 21 January that millions of Germans were fleeing westward.




  • Plötzensee Prison, Berlin, Germany
    Tuesday Jan 23, 1945

    Max Planck

    Erwin (His son) was hanged

    Plötzensee Prison, Berlin, Germany
    Tuesday Jan 23, 1945

    In 1944, Planck's son Erwin was arrested by the Gestapo following the attempted assassination of Hitler in the 20 July plot. He was tried and sentenced to death by the People's Court in October 1944. Erwin was hanged at Berlin's Plötzensee Prison in January 1945. The death of his son destroyed much of Planck's will to live.




  • Germany
    Saturday Jan 27, 1945

    Joseph Goebbels

    Goebbels and his wife discussed suicide

    Germany
    Saturday Jan 27, 1945

    He and Magda may have discussed suicide and the fate of their young children in a long meeting on the night of 27 January.




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