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Sunday, April 18, 2021

These British commandos kidnapped a German general without firing a shot | Military.com

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Friedrich-Wilhelm Müller is a German general known for being brutal, earning him the nickname “the Butcher of Crete.” Due to his brutality, British agents wanted to capture him in order to strike fear into the German military. Major Patrick Leigh Fermor and Captain William Stanley Moss conceived the plan to capture General Müller. Unluckily, instead of kidnapping General Müller, they took General Kreipe by mistake. Thankfully, the general was able to get out alive in 1947.

Source: https://www.military.com/off-duty/2021/02/23/these-british-commandos-kidnapped-german-general-without-firing-shot.html

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