Last Days in Hitler's Air Raid Shelter


The last days of World War II in Europe among the most fascinating in the history of the conflict. Particularly interesting are the last days in Hitler's bunker. This article is the first-hand account of Hanna Reitsch. It provides students the opportunity to work with and evaluate primary sources. In files are teaching resources and study questions. Links contain an online version of the article and secondary material about Hanna Reitsch including a YouTube video in three parts. However, it is recommended that the version of the article cited in teaching resources be used.

Hanna Reitsch

Hanna Reitsch, The Last Interview (Part 1 of 3)

Hanna Reitsch, The Last Interview (Part 2 of 3)

Hanna Reitsch, The Last Interview (Part 3 of 3)


  • Teaching Resources document contains complete URLs to the sources below.
  • Study Questions