Traudl Junge

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Traudl Junge
Born Gertraud Humps
16 March 1920(1920-03-16)
Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Died 10 February 2002(2002-02-10) (aged 81)
Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Cause of death Cancer
Nationality German
Occupation Secretary, sub-editor science reporter
Employer Adolf Hitler
Known for Adolf Hitler's personal secretary during the Second World War
Spouse Hans Junge (killed in combat in 1944)
Parents Max Humps and Hildegard Humps (née Zottmann)
Relatives Sister; Inge Humps

Traudl Junge (born Gertraud Humps 16 March 1920 – 10 February 2002) was Adolf Hitler's youngest private secretary. She was his secretary from December 1942 to April 1945.

She was hired by Hitler in November 1942. She married Hans Hermann Junge, under encouragement from Hitler. Hans Junge died while fighting in 1944.

In 1945, Junge was in the Fuhrerbunker with Hitler. She typed Hitler's last will and testament. After that, she said that she heard Hitler shoot himself. She left the Fuhrerbunker in May 1945.

After the war, she was not well-known. However, she was in several shows that talked about Hitler. She was also in the movie Der Untergang, which was about the last days of Hitler in the Fuhrerbunker. In the beginning and end of the movie, it shows an interview of her.