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"Condolences and Funerals" (2005)

Online Gallery of Documents (de Valera)

The gallery below consists of documents which have been selected from files in the National Archives of Ireland relating to the visit by Taoiseach Eamonn de Valera to the German Legation in Dublin in May 1945 to condole with Minister Eduard Hempel on the death of Adolf Hitler and the international controversy that ensued.


In order to view enlarged versions of each image together with its associated explanatory caption and reference number, please double-click on the image itself or on the caption beneath – the commentary also linked beneath can be double-clicked to learn more about the historical context of the document in question.