Operation Auca
Operation Auca was an attempt by five Evangelical Christian missionaries from the United States to bring Christianity to the Huaorani people of the rain forest of Ecuador. The Huaorani, also known by...
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Shell Mera
Shell Mera (also Shell, La Shell, or Shell-Mera) is a town located in the eastern foothills of the Ecuadorian Andes, about 94 miles (151 km) from Quito. Its name comes from the Royal Dutch Shell ...
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Ein Ofarim killings
The Ein Ofarim killings was a terrorist attack which occurred on Wednesday night, 12 September 1956.
On Wednesday night, 12 September 1956, a Palestinian Fedayeen squad infiltrated into Israel fro...
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Beyond the Gates of Splendor
Beyond the Gates of Splendor (also Beyond the Gates) is a feature-length documentary film that was released in 2004. It chronicles the events leading up to and following Operation Auca, an attempt to...
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Walter James Bolton
Walter James Bolton (13 August 1888 – 18 February 1957) was a New Zealand farmer who was found guilty of poisoning his wife. He is known as the last person to be executed in New Zealand before the abo...
Albert Goozee
Albert William Goozee was a British murderer and paedophile, whose crimes inspired the 1996 film Intimate Relations. In June 1956 Goozee murdered his landlady and her teenaged daughter in the New Fore...
Peter Manuel
Peter Thomas Anthony Manuel (13 March 1927 – 11 July 1958) was an American-born Scottish serial killer who was convicted of murdering seven people across Lanarkshire and southern Scotland betwee...
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Anastasio Somoza García
Anastasio ("Tacho") Somoza García (1 February 1896 – 29 September 1956) was officially the President of Nicaragua from 1 January 1937 to 1 May 1947 and from 21 May 1950 to 29 September 1956, but...
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Finlandia Hymn
The Finlandia Hymn (Finnish: Finlandia-hymni) refers to a serene hymn-like section of the patriotic symphonic poem Finlandia, written in 1899 and 1900 by the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. It wa...
Rachel Saint
Rachel Saint (January 2, 1914 – November 11, 1994) was an evangelical Christian missionary from the United States who worked in Ecuador.Rachel Saint was born in Wyncote, Pennsylvania. She attended the...
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Mary Elizabeth Wilson
Mary Elizabeth Wilson (c. 1893 - 1963), also known as the Merry Widow of Windy Nook, was a serial killer and the last woman to be sentenced to death in Durham, in 1958. However, the sentence was not ...
Ed McCully
Theophilus "Ed" McCully (1927 – Jan. 8, 1956) was an evangelical Christian missionary to Ecuador who, along with four other missionaries, was killed while attempting to evangelize the Auca peopl...
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Mincaye
Mincaye Enquedi (also Mincayi, Minkayi, or Mincayani; Huao for "Wasp") (born ca. 1935) is a Huao Ecuadorian preacher and church elder. In 1956, he took part in the now infamous attack on five missiona...
Mission Aviation Fellowship
Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) is a Christian organization that provides aviation, communications, and learning technology services to more than 1,000 Christian and humanitarian agencies, as well a...
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Clarence Anglin
Clarence Anglin (May 11, 1931 – missing, presumed deceased since June 11, 1962) was an American criminal who took part in the June 1962 Alcatraz escape and was never seen or heard from again.
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Steve Saint
Stephen Farris Saint (born January 30, 1951) is an Ecuadorian-born business entrepreneur, pilot, and author. He is known for being the son of Nate Saint, a famous missionary pilot, as well as for his ...
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Through Gates of Splendor
Through Gates of Splendor is a 1957 best selling book written by Elisabeth Elliot. The book tells the story of Operation Auca, an attempt by five American missionaries - Jim Elliot (the author's husba...
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Jim Elliot
Philip James "Jim" Elliot (October 8, 1927 – January 8, 1956) was an evangelical Christian who was one of five missionaries killed while participating in Operation Auca, an attempt to evangelize...
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End of the Spear (book)
End of the Spear is a book written by Steve Saint. It was published in connection with the film of the same name. The book chronicles the continuing story that began with Elisabeth Elliot's 1957 bests...
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Arajuno
Arajuno (pronounced ar-a-HOO-no) is a jungle community in the Ecuadorian rainforest. It is also a Canton (political subdivision) in the Pastaza Province. It is located on the Arajuno River, a tributar...
Dayuma
Dayuma (also Dayumae) (born ca. 1930, died February 2014) was a member of the Huaorani tribe and a citizen of Ecuador. She is a central figure in the Operation Auca saga, in that she was the first Hua...
Pete Fleming
Peter Sillence Fleming (November 23, 1928 – January 8, 1956) was an evangelical Christian who was one of five missionaries killed while participating in Operation Auca, an attempt to evangelize the Hu...
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Declaration (Steven Curtis Chapman album)
Declaration is the tenth studio album by the Christian singer Steven Curtis Chapman. It was released on September 25, 2001, by Sparrow Records and it has been certified Gold.The national concert tour ...
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Shafir shooting attack
The Shafir shooting attack was an attack carried out by Palestinian terrorists on April 11, 1956. Two Palestinian militants who infiltrated to Israel from Jordan opened fire on a synagogue full of chi...
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Death of Gertrude Hullett
Gertrude "Bobby" Hullett (1906 – 23 July 1956), a resident of Eastbourne, East Sussex, England, was a patient of the suspected serial killer Dr John Bodkin Adams, who was charged with her murder but n...