The Weidling and Mohnke inform Hitler Scene is a scene used by the Untergangers for parody making.
The scene begins with Hitler entering the war room, surprising the rest of the generals who are there. Weidling informs him that the Russians are advancing and they can no longer receive supplies. Mohnke then shows him on the map the Red Army positions:
- North - in front of the Weidendammer bridge
- East - Lustgarten
- South - Potsdammer Platz
- West - Tiergarten, about 400 meters from the Chancellery.
He points out that they can only hold out about 2 days. Weidling suggests that they should flee Berlin, as they already lost 20,000 of their best officers. Hitler looks at him indifferently, telling him that that's what the young people are for. When Weidling persuades Hitler to sign the paper, Goebbels intervenes, saying that the Führer cannot make a honorless dissapearance from the the history. Hitler considers fleeing Berlin as not an option and believes that Wenck and the 12th Army will attack. He asks Krebs to telegram Keitel, to report Wenck's progress. He then leaves the room, repeating that "Wenck will come".
In Downfall ParodiesEdit
Since then, the scene has been used for parodies that involve either conflicts, such as Hitler vs UBFA or The Jodl Rebellion. There aren't many other parodies that use the scene alone.
- Hitler does not rant in this scene, although Goebbels has a short ranting burst.
- Mohnke points at the map, with even two fingers at one point in the scene.
- Also, if you look very closely at the very first frames of this scene, you can also see Weidling pointing a map.
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