The assassinations that Hitler survived from .
In June 1941, Hitler ordered an invasion of the Soviet Union. By the end of 1941, German forces and the European Axis powers occupied most of Europe and North Africa. These gains were gradually reversed after 1941, and in 1945 the Allied armiesdefeated the German army. In the final days of the war, during the Battle of Berlin in 1945, he married his longtime lover Eva Braun