Abwehr
The Abwehr was a German military intelligence (information gathering) organization which existed from 1920 to 1945. Despite the fact the Treaty of Versailles prohibited the establishment of a German i...
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20 July plot
The 20 July plot refers to the attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler, Führer of the Third Reich, inside his Wolf's Lair field headquarters near Rastenburg, East Prussia, on 20 July 1944. The primary pur...
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Eddie Chapman
Edward Arnold "Eddie" Chapman (16 November 1914 – 11 December 1997) was an English criminal and wartime spy. During the Second World War he offered his services to Nazi Germany as a spy and a traitor ...
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Operation Lobster
In 1940 the Germans decided to send agents and saboteurs to infiltrate Britain from Norway and Northern France. This plan was given the codename Operation Lobster (German: Unternehmen Hummer). It ...
Leopold Bürkner
Leopold Bürkner (29 January 1894 - 15 July 1975) was a German naval officer who served on torpedo boats in World War I. In the post-war period he served on a pocket battleship that patrolled the Spani...
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Operation Osprey
Operation Osprey ("Unternehmen Fischadler" in German) was a plan conceived by the German Foreign Ministry and Abwehr II. mid-1942. The plan was an enlargement of Operation Whale ("Unternehmen Wal" in ...
Paul Ernst Fackenheim
Paul Ernst Fackenheim (born 1892) was a German Jewish Army lieutenant who fought in World War I and received the Iron Cross 1st and 2nd class.In 1939 he was detained and transferred to Dachau concent...
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Ernst Munzinger
Ernst Gustav Adolf Munzinger (6 July 1887 – 23 April 1945) was a German businessman and Lieutenant Colonel in Army intelligence. After World War I, Munzinger became a supporter of the growing Na...
Amon Göth
 Amon Leopold Göth  [ˈɡøːt] (spelled in some English sources as Goeth) (11 December 1908 – 13 September 1946) was an Austrian SS-Hauptsturmführer (captain) and the commandant of the Kr...
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Funkspiel
Funkspiel (German: radio play) was the name given to a counter-espionage operation carried out by Nazi counter-intelligence during the Second World War. It consisted of using captured and "turned"...
Erika Lehmann
Erika Lehmann (1917–?) was a spy for Nazi Germany during World War II. By most accounts, she was born in Oberschopfheim, Germany. Lehmann learned English as a child from her British mother (her ...
Hermann Giskes
Abwehr Major Hermann Joseph Giskes (28 September 1896 – 28 August 1977) was a wartime intelligence operative primarily stationed in the occupied Netherlands, and head of Abwehr Section IIIF. He is bes...
Emilie Schindler
Emilie Schindler (22 October 1907 – 5 October 2001) was a Sudetenland-German born woman who, with her husband Oskar Schindler, helped to save the lives of 1,200 to 1,700 Jews during World War II by em...
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Operation Mainau
Operation Mainau was a German espionage mission during the Second World War. It was sanctioned and planned by the German secret service (Abwehr) and executed successfully on May 1940. The mission plan...
Jabłonków Incident
Jabłonków Incident (Polish: Incydent jabłonkowski, Czech: Jablunkovský incident) refers to the events of the night of August 25/26, 1939, along the Polish - Slovak border. On that night, a gro...
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Operation Whale
Operation Whale ("Unternehmen Wal" or "Unternehmen Walfisch" in German) was the name of two separate German Intelligence (Abwehr) plans conceived in 1940.The agent that was to undertake the mission wa...
Operation Lobster I
Operation Lobster I (Unternehmen Hummer I in German) was an Abwehr plan to infiltrate three German agents into Ireland, (specifically the territory formerly known as the Irish Free State), in July 194...
Operation Salaam
Operation SALAM was a 1942 World War II military operation organised by the Abwehr under the command of the Hungarian desert explorer László Almásy. The mission was conceived in order to assist Panzer...
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Bergmann Battalion
The Special Group Bergmann or the Bergmann Battalion (German: Sonderverband Bergmann, meaning "highlander") was a military unit of the German Abwehr during World War II, composed of five German-of...
Hans Bernd Gisevius
Hans Bernd Gisevius (July 14, 1904 – February 23, 1974) was a German diplomat and intelligence officer during World War II. A strong (but covert) opponent of the Nazi regime, he served as a li...
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Schindler's Ark
Schindler's Ark (released in America as Schindler's List) is a Booker Prize-winning novel published in 1982 by Australian novelist Thomas Keneally, which was later adapted into the highly successful m...
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Schindlerjuden
The Schindlerjuden, literally translated as "Schindler Jews", were roughly 1,100 Jews who were saved by Oskar Schindler during the Holocaust. They survived the years of Nazi regime primarily through t...
Dušan Popov
Dušan "Duško" Popov OBE (Serbian Cyrillic: Душан "Душко" Попов; 10 July 1912 – 10 August 1981) was a Serbian double agent working for MI5 during World War II under the code name "Tricycle" and th...
Julius Madritsch
Julius Madritsch (4 August 1906 – 11 June 1984) was a Viennese Austrian businessman who helped to save the lives of Jews during the Holocaust.In the spring of 1940 Madritsch came to Kraków to avoid en...
Operation 7
Operation 7 is the name given to a successful attempt to smuggle fourteen Jews into Switzerland using false papers in August and September 1942. The operation was devised by Abwehr members Hans von Do...