On April 30, 1945, when Adolf Hitler was informed that the Allied forces were upon the capital of Nazi Germany, he committed suicide in his infamous Führerbunker. The Red Army found his remains a few days later and kept them hidden behind the Iron Curtain for years. This action prompted many conspiracy theorists to believe that Hitler did not die in that bunker. Other Nazi officials like Adolf Eichmann and Josef Mengele managed to escape to South America and lived their lives in peace. Hitler could have done the same.
However, a new study, which the European Journal of Internal Medicine recently published, the Fuhrer’s own teeth, which are kept in the Russian State Archive, proved that he indeed die in 1945. The most likely cause was cyanide ingestion followed by a bullet to the head. It’s a historic fact that Hitler had very bad teeth and gum disease during the last part of his life, which made his suffer from notoriously bad breath. By the end of his life, he only had a few teeth left, along with a complex set of dentures and bridges. This allowed the French expert team to easily identify his jawbone.
Adolf Hitler indeed died in his bunker, by suicide
Philippe Charlier, the lead author of the study, confirmed that without a doubt, the teeth they examined are Hitler’s. This means that all the conspiracy theories can stop now. He did not manage to flee to Argentina in a submarine, and he is not still living in a hidden base in Antarctica. Hitler is not on the moon either, as some have suggested.
The absence of signs of meat in his teeth proved that Hitler was indeed a vegetarian. Also, some blue stains on his false teeth were a clear sign that he took cyanide before shooting himself in the head. If he did so, he probably did it through the neck or forehead.
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