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How Operation Mincemeat was Hatched:

The Downing of BOAC Flight 777 (June 1, 1943) I was reading an entry about Leslie Howard this morning, and it was suggesting that the German High Command had targeted this flight because of his presence onboard. It was probably … Continue reading

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Ukraine’s Resistance to the Russian Invasion

Better Dead Than Red It’s a Cold War slogan, but one that encapsulates the unexpected strength of feeling among Ukrainians. Putin thought that the very fact that his troops could cross the line between their two countries with impunity would … Continue reading

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How a Nazi Industrialist became “Righteous” during WWII

Oskar Schindler (April 28, 1908 – October 9, 1974) By now, everybody knows who Oskar Schindler was: “a German industrialist and a member of the Nazi Party who is credited with saving the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust … Continue reading

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