Wolf's Lair, May 2012 Wolf's Lair is the standard English name for Wolfsschanze, Adolf Hitler's first World War II Eastern Front military headquarters, one of several Führerhauptquartier (Führer Headquarters) or FHQs located in various parts of Europe. The complex, which was built for Operation Barbarossa, the 1941 German invasion of the Soviet Union, was located in the Masurian woods, about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from the small East Prussian town of Rastenburg, now Kętrzyn in Poland.
1947 photo of Kuba Beck, right, and his wife Hela. Mr. Beck, who died at age 91 on November 5, 2013 and his wife were two of the 1200 Jews saved by Oskar Schindler. Mr. Beck was a 17-year-old engineering student when the Nazis invaded Poland. He became a tool and die maker which saved his life.