Fred Butts, a Cape Cod industrialist who wintered in Boca Grande, Florida, was thought to be the first American soldier to loot Adolf Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest retreat high atop Kehlstein Mountain in the Bavarian Alps near Berchtesgaden at the close of World War II. Sixty years later, shortly before his death, he told his family…
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Hitler’s smashed living room window at Alps retreat hits home with local man
Mark Futch knew all about the smashed pictured window in the living room of Hitler’s Berchtesgaden retreat in the Bavarian Alps mentioned in a recent war story that appeared in the Sun.