After WW2 Germany had a problem. A generation knew nothing else than Nazi ideology and posed a threat to German society – denazification was needed.
Delving into the life of Paula Hitler tantalises us with the prospect of a totally unique viewpoint and knowledge on the Fuhrer. Perhaps it will portray a side rarely told in the history book and movies. After reading around the topic for this post, I think there certainly some truth to this.
Growing up in an allied country, WW2 is looked back on through the lens of the victors. A sense of sadness at the events of
It is rare that one gets the chance to write a light-hearted piece on WWII, doubly so when the topic is prison camps. That is, however, precisely what I am able to do here though.
The agent used in Operation Mincemeat was worlds away from the charming and sophisticated agent popular culture often likes to depict – he was a semi-literate tramp from Aberbargoed, Wales. This agent’s name was Glyndwr Michael. Whats more is that Michael was already dead when he successfully carried out his mission.