If you love beautiful, airy architecture that shelters the body and inspires the soul, you came to the wrong place. These never-before-published images of Hitler's quarters—at the Reich's New Chancellery—only show brassy, oppressive interiors that inspire disgust.

The photos of the bunker were taken by William Vandivert for Life magazine, just before a mob took everything away:

These pix were made in the dark with only candle for illumination since lights were only on in two rooms and when we were there there were no lights at all. Our small party of four beat all rest of mob who came down about forty minutes after we got there.


Check the rest of his photo reportage in [Life]

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