Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun at wedding reception for Gretl Braun and Hermann Fegelein at Eagles Nest and the Berghof
Berchtesgaden Germany Date:1944, June 3 Duration:6 min 4 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Car arrives at top of mountain road bearing Eva Braun's sister, Gretl, the bride, her husband, Waffen-SS General Hermann Fegelein (Himmler's liaison officer on Hitler's personal staff), and other German officers. Others arrive and all enter the Kehlsteinhaus (Eagles Nest) to attend a wedding reception. This is following a civil wedding ceremony held in Salzburg Austria. They walk into the entrance tunnel. Bride and groom enter room. Bride removes some lipstick. Bride sips champagne,greets well wishers and receives flowers. Eva Braun greets and kisses her sister, the bride. Many other guests greet her. A little girl dressed in a cupid outfit arrives and reads a poem or message. Another litle girl presents flowers to the bride. Kitchen staff is shown preparing for the celebration. View of the large kitchen in the Eagles Nest. Members of the wedding party are seated at several tables around the dining room. Martin Bormann is seen speaking to Fegelein and his bride. Change of venue to the Great Hall of the Berghof, where Adolf Hitler poses with the newly wedded couple and converses with the bride.
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