The rare images were captured by German photographer Hugo Jaeger.
A group of Austrian schoolgirls crowd around to chat to Hitler
Hitler and his henchmen of the Legion Condor and aircraft division, the Luftwaffe, at a rally in Germany held in their honour in front of thousands of citizens under swastika banners
Solemn Nazi soldiers gather to celebrate the fascist leader's birthday at the West wall in Germany
Hitler chats to a glamorously dressed woman as they Nazis enjoy a party
Two official Nazi photographers clamber around trying to take pictures
Austrian automobile manufacturer Ferdinand Porsche (left, in dark suit) presents a newly-designed convertible Volkswagen car to Hitler for his 50th Birthday in Berlin
Hundreds of Nazi officers and their wives attend a classical music concert for Hitler's 54th birthday in 1943 while across Europe, millions of Jews were being shipped to their deaths in concentration camps
Hitler and his cohorts at army manoeuvres in the spring of 1939 several months before war broke out across Europe
Female guests sit in their fur coats among Nazi officers at a military parade for Hitler's 50th birthday in Berlin
itler watches as troops roll by at a military parade for his 50th birthday
Nazi, German and Italian flags hang from balconies to welcome Hitler during state visit to Italy
Hitler once told photographer Hugo Jaeger that 'colour photography was the future'
Thursday, January 12, 2012
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