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George P. Squires-Steamer - History

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World War Two - The Blitz

In the summer of 1940, Hitler decided to invade Britain. His plan was to take control of the English Channel by destroying the Royal Airforce and then to s
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Sometimes referred to as ‘the hangman’ or ‘the blond beast’, Reinhard Heydrich was a senior figure in the Nazi regime who will always be remembered for the heinous role he played in the Holocaust.1. Heydrich was described by Adolf Hitler as ‘the man with the iron heart’.Heydrich stood behind and to the side of Hitler in this photo (Vienna, 1938).
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