French and American troops outside the damaged Hotel zum Turken (Tuerken), near Hitler's mountain retreat, the Berghof at Berchtesgarden. The hotel was resumed by the Reichssicherheitsdienst (Reich ...
ID numberP02018.380
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Film copy negative
MakerHutchinson
Place madeGermany: Bavaria
Date made4 May 1945
DescriptionFrench and American troops outside the damaged Hotel zum Turken (Tuerken), near Hitler's mountain retreat, the Berghof at Berchtesgarden. The hotel was resumed by the Reichssicherheitsdienst (Reich Security Service) as it fell within an area designated as Fuhrersperrgebiet (the Fuhrer's prohibited zone). Guards of the Security Service were housed here during the Second World War.