Artifacts

Plate from Hitler's Chancellery

Artifact Details

After his work with the OSS, Helms would later become Director of Central Intelligence.

While serving with the OSS in post-WWII Germany, Richard Helms slipped into the Russian-occupied zone of Berlin in the fall of 1945 and picked up this plate from Hitler’s Chancellery as a souvenir.

Artifact Specs

21.9 cm x 2.5 cm
(D x H)

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