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As the Red Army relentlessly drove the Ostheer on the eastern front back towards the borders of the Reich, everything was thrown into the fighting, including these young Estonian Waffen-SS volunteers – most would not survive.<br />
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VE Day Through German Eyes...<br />
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Remarkable rarely seen photos that chart the final months of World War Two through despondent German eyes have come to light 75 years later.<br />
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There are images of beleaguered German POWs marching to their surrender and what may be one of the last photos of Hitler alive.<br />
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The Fuhrer can be seen shaking hands with members of the Hitler Youth in late April 1945, days before he committed suicide in his bunker.<br />
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Other harrowing images show the devastation of the Allied bombing raids as German cities were turned to rubble.<br />
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They are published in historian Jonathan Trigg's new book, To VE Day Through German Eyes.