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It was one of the most perplexing episodes of the Second World War which, more than 70 years on, remains shrouded in mystery.
But a new book claims to have solved the riddle of the flight to Britain in 1941 of Rudolf Hess, Adolf Hitler’s deputy. 687 more words
Horst Wessel was one of the “martyrs” of the NSDAP movement, he wrote what became the “Horst Wessel Lied,” the NSDAP anthem. Rudolf Hess gave this speech on 13 June 1936 at the launching of a training ship named after Wessel. 700 more words
On 25 February 1934, about a million NSDAP officials gathered at points around Germany to swear an oath to Adolf Hitler. This is an excerpt from the speech Rudolf Hess gave on the occasion, which was broadcast to the nation: 1,715 more words
Garden Front of House, Ditchley Park 2014
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Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s official country residence, Chequers, was considered too dangerous on moonlight nights during the Blitz. 418 more words