Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary

Just one talking head, that's all. But the head in this mesmerizing documentary belongs to Traudl Junge, who spent her youth as girl Friday to the Führer.

Junge, who died last year at eighty-one, talks of her boss' soft voice, the fun he had with his dog, the genocidal rage he hid from her and the guilt from serving him that she can't shake.

From The Archives Issue 257: January 26, 1978