Eva Braun was seventeen years old when she wasfirst introduced to Adolf Hitler in 1929.
Hitlertook her on dates to the opera, to dinner and to themovies.
He eventually purchased her a home whereshe could live with her sister free of her parents.Rooms were set aside for Eva and her sisters and herfriend Herta at Hitler's mountainside home, TheBerghof.
Even though he bought Eva gifts, gave hera home, an allowance, most of his time was spenton his public image and war management, leavingEva to feel lonely and useless.
She attempted suicidetwice while dating Hitler. The Third Reich, once inpower, established rules for German women.
Evadefied them all: she enjoyed cosmetics, cigarettesand alcohol.
Stories from Hitler's secretary TraudlJunge claim that only Eva had the ability to quietHitler during one of his long monologues he wasnotorious for giving late into the evening.
Accordingto eyewitnesses, Hitler had to ask permission tobring his dog Blondi out of her kennel because Eva'sdogs did not get along with Blondi.
Some historiansportray Eva Braun as naive and selfish. This book, written in verse, shows another side andsets out to explore this woman who stayed by Hitleruntil the bitter end.