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Martin Bormann’s wedding in 1929. L-R: Rudolf Hess, August Schneidhuber, SA Chief Franz Pfeffer von Salomon, Major Walter Buch (father of the bride), Hitler and Albert Bormann, Martin’s younger brother. Gerda Bormann, nee Buch and Martin Bormann seated. Walter Buch had been close to Hitler since joining the NSDAP in 1922. Schneidhuber would be murdered in the Röhm Purge five years later.