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May 27th 2017 Events in Prague to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Operation Anthropoid - Review

I previously wrote about the events to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Operation Anthropoid in Prague. Operation Anthropoid was the code name for the assassination of SS-Obergruppenführer and General der Polizei Reinhard Heydrich. 551 more words

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May 27th 2017 Events in Prague to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Operation Anthropoid

Operation Anthropoid was the code name for the assassination of Schutzstaffel (SS)-Obergruppenführer and General der Polizei Reinhard Heydrich, head of the Reichssicherheitshauptamt (Reich Main Security Office, RSHA), the combined security services of Nazi Germany, and acting Reichsprotektor of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia.  366 more words

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Review - Anthropoid

As soon as the film opened, I knew this was not going to be a glossy watch. World War Two films are not hard to come by, but one based on actual events from the perspective of Czechoslovakian operatives is a rarity in cinema. 819 more words

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#BlogTour #Review Hunting The Hangman, Q&A with author Howard Linskey @HowardLinskey @noexitpress

Hunting The Hangman by Howard Linskey

Synopsis:

TWO MEN. . . ONE MISSION. . . TO KILL THE MAN WITH THE IRON HEART

Bestselling author Howard Linskey’s fifteen year fascination with the assassination attempt on Reinhard Heydrich, the architect of the holocaust, has produced a meticulously researched, historically accurate thriller with a plot that echoes… 2,365 more words

Resistance

Last year I saw two movies with similar stories, one based on a true story and one not.  Anthropoid is a story about resistance during WWII in occupied Czechoslovakia.  519 more words

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Anthropoid

A faithful construction of the heroic Czech resistance in WWII

Review:

Cillian Murphy commands the screen with a quiet intensity in this obsessively accurate recreation of a little known (in the US) resistance to the Nazi regime in occupied Czechoslovakia.   328 more words

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