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Traudl Junge

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Traudl Junge
Gertraud Humps

(1920-03-16)16 March 1920
Died10 February 2002(2002-02-10) (aged 81)
Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Cause of deathCancer
Occupation(s)Secretary, sub-editor science reporter
EmployerAdolf Hitler
Known forAdolf Hitler's personal secretary during the Second World War
SpouseHans Junge (killed in combat in 1944)
Parent(s)Max Humps and Hildegard Humps (née Zottmann)
RelativesSister; 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.