The Tragedy of Helga Goebbels, Hitler’s Favorite Girl

And how she ended up in the Führer’s bunker

Adolf Hitler, Dr. Joseph Goebbels, and his first daughter Helga
Adolf Hitler, Dr. Joseph Goebbels, and his first daughter Helga | Image by Bundesarchiv, Bild 183–2004–1202–500 / CC-BY-SA 3.0, altered by the author

“Unfortunately, it has been a girl, but my heart is full of happiness. We may name her Helga.” — Joseph Goebbels’s diary on 1st September 1932, the day his first daughter was born

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