This documentary is about Hitler's deputy, Martin Bormann, one of the most powerful men in the Third Reich. He controlled access to Hitler and managed his political and private affairs. This film concentrates on the intense personal relationship between Hitler and Bormann, showing how Bormann engineered a position for himself which was unparalleled within Hitler's inner circle. By the very end of the war, Hitler named Bormann My most faithful party comrade and appointed him the next leader of the Nazi Party. The film also lays to rest the enduring rumours about Bormann's mysterious end. It examines Bormann's escape to South America and the allegation that he might have been a Soviet spy.