On this day in 1945, Adolf Hitler is believed to have shot himself dead in his underground bunker beneath the Chancellery in Berlin.
Eva Braun, who had become his wife the previous day, died beside him after taking a cyanide pill.
The couple’s bodies were found as Hitler’s terrible reign was defeated by the Allied powers.
Adolf Hitler is believed to have committed suicide on April 30, 1945
Around six million Jews were gassed, starved and shot dead throughout his regime.