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Himmler – The Man Germany Feared in 1939

Himmler occupied a unique place, and particularly when war began.  The following article is taken from the War Illustrated in 1939; words and phrases reflect the era of 1939 rather than present day. If there is one man in Nazi … Continue reading

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Nancy Wake Resistance Heroine dies aged 98

The Gestapo most wanted woman, Nancy Wake, had died in London aged 98 on Sunday 7th August.   Born Nancy Grace August Wake she was the most highly decorated servicewoman of WW2.  She was code named “The White Mouse” for … Continue reading

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