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Lee Miller, 1940s Vogue Photographer, Poses In Hitler's Bathtub (PHOTO)

How this photograph came to be raised more than a few eyebrows.
08/18/2013 12:58pm ET | Updated December 6, 2017

When photographer Lee Miller set foot in Hitler's private Munich apartment in 1945, it was occupied by Allied forces. The apartment was still just as Hitler left it, right down to his portraits everywhere. It still had working electricity.

So Miller, who would be there when Hitler's death was announced, did something that raised eyebrows: She took a bath. In Hitler's tub.

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Miller had been the war correspondent for Vogue. (Let's pause for a moment and consider the fact that Vogue once had a war correspondent.) In her diary, she described the apartment as having "bad dull art." However, she did end up taking a silver tray home.

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