Adolf Hitler’s lifelong partner and girlfriend. She is never referred to by name in the novel, and is only described as a “beautiful woman” whom Hitler brings to dinner at Bruno’s house. Eva is kind to the children, even when Hitler is, as Bruno believes, “the rudest man he has ever met.”
The timeline below shows where the character Eva Braun appears in The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.