Hitler's General receives word of his fate in the midst of an allied attack.
Berlin, April 20, 1945: Hitler has retreated to a bunker system under the German Chancellery. Traudl Junge is asleep in her room, deep beneath the ground. She is awakened by tremors from artillery fire. The enemy is getting closer. Downfall charts the last 10 days of Hitler's life, from his 56th birthday on April 20th, 1945 to his suicide on April 30th.