The British Plot To Kill Nazi Leaders

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The British Plot To Kill Nazi Leaders

Post by Psycho Mike » 24 Jul 2003 09:29

http://www.news.scotsman.com/topics.cfm ... 02&tid=222
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BRITAIN considered using its network of secret agents to mount a mass campaign of executions throughout occupied territories in an attempt to hasten the end of the Second World War.

The plan was the brainchild of the Special Operations Executive, Winston Churchill’s secret army, and it involved the assassination of hundreds of Gestapo and SS leaders in a month-long campaign aimed at striking fear into the hearts of the occupying army.
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Post by G-man » 27 Jul 2003 19:05

Problem was, look what happened when Heydrich was killed!

How many Czech's were murdered in reprisal?

Thousands!

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Post by Psycho Mike » 30 Jul 2003 11:50

Yes and the irony was that it wasn't a Czeck resistence that killed him- it was British snipers. So wiping out a town was simply another war crime. There really weren't any subversives. The Germans constant brutality against nations they occupied was not the way to win friends. As the Russians would later show them.

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Post by fdewaele » 01 Aug 2003 16:04

There even was designed a plan to kill Hitler in the summer of 44 in Berchtesgaden by means of a sniper. A plan which very well could have worked because Hitler every day at a fixed time went from his house to a café in the valley UNACCOMPAGNIED. The escorting SS soldiers were ordered to follow him 200 meters behind him as to not to disturb him. With the wooded landscape alongside the path a sniper very well could have killed him but it most likely would have been a suicide mission because getting out the area would have been near impossible.

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