Above the Trenches: A Complete Record of the Fighter Aces by C. Shores, N. Franks, R. Guest

By C. Shores, N. Franks, R. Guest

The main complete e-book written at the aces of the British Empire battling scouts devices in the course of international warfare I, covers British, Canadian, Australian, New Zealand, South African and American pilots who have been concerned, has over 800 biographies of person scouts with their complete historical past, there's additionally an inventory of aces among gunners, bomber and Corps pilots.

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That weekend the Sunday Times ran a big piece entitled ‘Bormann File Reopened by Passport Find’. In it I reported that a Uruguayan passport had turned up in southern Chile made out in the name of Ricardo Bauer, one of the aliases allegedly used by Hitler’s deputy during his flight to South America. It proved a shaky start for the investigation that resulted in this book, for two years later a DNA test conducted on a skull found in Berlin established that Bormann had died fleeing Hitler’s bunker during the last days of the war.

The embassy also served as a transit point for Nazi arms purchased by Argentina. 18 In May 1942, Goyeneche got into a car with Escobar and López and headed into France to meet with Vichy President Pierre Laval. In occupied Paris, Goyeneche also met with the local SS boss (and later convicted war criminal) Herbert Knochen, who was in charge of the persecution of Jews, Resistance fighters and other ‘enemies of the state’. A fourth Argentine went along, the former ambassador to Berlin and new ambassador to Vichy, Ricardo Olivera, a diplomat firmly convinced of Germany’s eventual victory in the war.

Shortly afterwards the ambassador in Madrid reported similar rumours circulating in the upper echelons of Franco’s government. In December 1941, Argentina’s representative in Lisbon was approached by Spanish foreign minister Ramón Serrano Suñer and Portuguese dictator Antonio de Oliveira Salazar with a plan to form an Ibero-American bloc of nations that could serve as a basis for ‘world reconstruction’. In March 1942 an ‘important Italian personage visiting Berlin’ suggested that neutral Argentina and Chile could become mediators.

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