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Wilhelm Guillion, a janitor of a beer hall, poses at the table where Hitler first laid plans for the formation of the Nazi Party.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 55310

Wilhelm Guillion, a janitor of a beer hall, poses at the table where Hitler first laid plans for the formation of the Nazi Party.

Original caption on the back of the photo reads:
Nazi Meeting Place
Wilhelm Guillion, 76-year-old civilian of Munich, sits at a table where Hitler first laid plans for the formation of the Nazi Party. Guillion is a janitor of a building containing one of the beer houses where the original Nazi Party meetings were held. In the cabinet behind him, many original Hitler documents regarding the party's formation were found. Munich, which was the scene of Hitler's abortive beer cellar "putsch" in 1923, was captured April 29, 1945, by troops of the Seventh U.S. Army. Associated Press Photo.

Date
1945 April 29
Variant Locale
Muenchen
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Joseph Eaton
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Record last modified: 2012-02-28 00:00:00
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