Rochus Misch (born 29 July 1917 in Alt Schalkowitz near Oppeln, Upper Silesia) is a former Oberscharführer (senior squad leader) in the 1st SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler during World War II. He served as a courier, bodyguard and telephone operator for German leader Adolf Hitler from 1940 to 1945. As of 2012, aged 95, he is the last living survivor of the occupants of the Führerbunker in the final days of the war in Europe.
Undated picture of Rochus Misch who served as Adolf Hitler's bodyguard from 1939 until 1945. Mr. Misch was in Hitler's bunker in April 1945 when the Fuhrer committed suicide. Rochus Misch died on September 5, 2013 at the age of 96.
Rochus Misch, he served in the Führerbegleitkommando (Führer Escort Command; FBK) as a bodyguard, courier, and telephone operator for German fuhrer Adolf Hitler. He was widely reported in the media as being the last surviving occupant of the Führerbunker when he died in September 2013.
Hitler bodyguard Rochus Misch, last witness to Fuehrer's final hours, dies at 96 - "He was no brute. He was no monster. He was no superman,"- Rochus Misch on Adolph Hitler, who he called 'boss'- Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/09/06/hitler-bodyguard-rochus-misch-last-witness-to-fuehrer-final-hours-dies-at-6/#ixzz2e7xSEn64 Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/09/06/hitler-bodyguard-rochus-misch-last-witness-to-fuehrer-final-hours-dies-at-6/#ixzz2e7ySZUt4
Rochus Misch was Adolf Hitler's bodyguard from 1939 until 1945, and he was in the bunker when Hitler committed suicide. He never expressed regret over his wartime service or doubts about “the boss”. He died in September 2013 at the age of 96, the last survivor of the entourage holed up in Hitler's underground lair. In 2009, his daughter, Brigitta Jacobs-Engelken, an architect who worked to restore synagogues, revealed that her mother Gerda, Misch's wife, was Jewish. Misch refused to accept…