[war] Secrets Hope As Hitler Aide Dies … [via Warren Ellis]
He also told the German newspaper how he was dismissed by Hitler over a bizarre incident involving a fly.
The fly had been buzzing around the room during a strategy conference in July 1944, irritating the Nazi leader.
Hitler ordered Mr Darges to get rid of it, but the SS adjutant suggested that as it was an “airborne pest” the job should go to Luftwaffe adjutant, Nicolaus von Below.
He said Hitler then flew into a rage and dismissed him, saying: “You’re for the eastern front.”