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04.12.2010 | | Posted at 11:06 AM

Daring Mission in Nazi Europe

By David Luhrssen
It sounds like a Hollywood movie: During World War II, a young Jewish woman on a kibbutz joins the RAF and leaves Palestine on a secret mission into Nazi-occupied Europe. For the British, it�s an opportunity to make mischief for the Germans and establish a network to rescue downed fliers. For the woman and her compatriots, it was an opportunity to rescue Jews from the Holocaust. The plo...
02.28.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
They tried to shoot him but could never get close enough, storm his office but was gone too soon, blow him up but the bombs never went off, went off too late or ignited inches too far away. The target was Hitler, who evaded so many assassinations that one understands why he felt protected by Providence. He finally died by his own hand, trapped in his Berlin bunker by the Red Army, his empire i...