Operation Foxley

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  1. v2

    v2 Well-Known Member

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    "An English sniper and Polish soldier planned to disguise themselves as German mountain troops and parachute into Berchtesgaden around the time of the Normandy landings.
    "They would then shoot the Fuhrer on his morning stroll from the Berghoff to a local teahouse.
    "The Luger pistol, on display at a museum in England, was specially adapted by the secret service and was intended to be used in an audacious plot to kill the Nazi leader at his home in Bavaria.
    "The assassination plan, codenamed Operation Foxley, was formulated in response to intelligence from a captured German guard."

    Read the full story here:

    Gun that almost killed Adolf Hitler in daring plot goes on display | UK | News | Daily Express
     
  2. fubar57

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    Interesting story V2. Thanks for sharing.

    Geo
     
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    Very cool, thanks!
     
  4. Wayne Little

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    yes...interesting, thanks for posting it.
     
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