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  Otto Skorzeny
Otto Skorzeny was born in Vienna, Austria, on June 12, 1908.
Skorzeny joined the Austrian Nazi Party in 1930 and was a strong advocate of union with Germany.
Skorzeny agreed and on September 13 he led an airbourne force of commandos by glider to a dangerous landing near the hotel where he was being held.
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 A Story of Otto Skorzeny and Adolf Hitler
Otto Skorzeny was born on June 12th, 1908 to a typical middle class Viennese family.
Skorzeny participated in the invasion of Holland and France, the invasion of the Balkans, and finally in the invasion of Russia, where he was wounded in late 1941 and returned home to convalesce.
Otto Skorzeny organized the Police into the most brutal in South America and also acted as Eva Peron`s bodyguard foiling at least one attempt on her life.
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 Otto Skorzeny
Otto Skorzeny, Hitler's commando leader in World War 2, became known to the world in September 1943, when German radio broadcasts hailed the previously unknown Skorzeny as "The most dangerous man in Europe" for his key role in the daring airborne raid to rescue the ousted Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.
Skorzeny's main argument, based on his experience in the Russian front, was that the German army, which demonstrated innovative warfare early in the war, gradually deteriorated to an ordinary war of attrition.
Skorzeny's glider was initially the 2nd in the row, but the lead tow aircraft, with the only pilot who knew how to navigate to Gran Sasso, had to abandon the lead, and Skorzeny's tow pilot suddenly found himself leading, but without a map.
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 Otto Skorzeny (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Otto Skorzeny, after Operation Greif he was called "the most dangerous man in Europe" On October 21, Hitler, inspired by an American subterfuge that had put three captured German tanks flying German colours to devastating use at Aachen, summoned Skorzeny to Berlin and assigned him to lead a panzer brigade.
Skorzeny surrendered to the Allies in May and was held as a prisoner of war for more than two years before being tried as a war criminal for his actions in the Battle of the Bulge.
Skorzeny died as a multi-millionaire in Madrid in 1975.
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 Trial of Otto Skorzeny and Others.  United Nations War Crimes Commission.
The Chief-of-Staff of the German Prisoner-of-War Bureau was approached by Skorzeny to furnish the Brigade with American uniforms.
The piercing of the enemy lines by the S.S. Armoured Division was not successful, and on 18th December Skorzeny decided to abandon the plan of taking the three Maas bridges and put his brigade at the disposal of the commander of the S.S. corps to which it had been attached, to be used as infantry.
Skorzeny's brigade was relieved by other troops on 28th December and was subsequently disbanded.
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Otto Skorzeny was born on 12th of July 1908 in Vienna as a son of a engineer.
On June 25th 1943 Skorzeny was summoned to the 'Wolfsschanze', the headquarters of Adolf Hitler.
Skorzeny died as a multi millionare in Madrid Spain in 1975.
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 [CTRL] [3/3] Emerald Cup-Ark of Gold
Skorzeny was born in Vienna, Austria on June 12, 1908.
Skorzeny longed to escape the glitter of the inner circle and return to Friedental and get back into action, but he did appreciate the thousands of letters which came from German soldiers on all fronts telling him that his success had bolstered their sagging morale and given them new hope of ultimate victory.
Skorzeny's second conclusion was based on his military belief that all good troop commanders try to have a pre-planned escape route by which they can withdraw, from any given defensive position, if forced to do so, by the enemy.
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Otto Skorzeny was born on June 12, 1908 in Vienna.
Skorzeny, together with a company of soldiers, marched on the quarters of the commander of the reserve troops, where officers of the army had already arrested the conspirators and shot some of them.
Skorzeny thereupon asked the officers to continue their duties, while he took care of the functioning of the army unit, competent for armament, supply and reserve.
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 Otto Skorzeny - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Skorzeny" is an unmistakable Polish family name, presumably hinting at the family's origin from one of the Polish-speaking provinces of the Habsburg Empire.
Skorzeny spent January and February 1945 commanding regular troops in the defence of the German provinces of Prussia and Pomerania as an acting major general.
Skorzeny is depicted as a monster constructed from human corpses in the comic Stalin Vs. Hitler.
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 Otto Skorzeny   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Otto Skorzeny was born in Vienna, Austria, on 12th June, 1908.
Skorzeny agreed and on 13th September he led an airbourne force of commandos by glider to a dangerous landing near the hotel where he was being held.
Skorzeny next assignment was as leader of 2,000 English-speaking Germans, dressed in American uniforms, who attempted to create havoc behind Allied lines in France.
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 Otto Skorzeny
Otto's father owned a successful engineering firm, and the family lived quite comfortably until the depression that ravished Austria at the end of World War I. When the teenaged Otto once complained that he'd never tasted real butter, his father's response was prophetic: "There is no harm in doing without things.
Otto Skorzeny was identified as a leader of this movement, though very little concrete evidence existed.
Skorzeny went to Argentina because he was concerned about the Bormann treasure-a vast amount of wealth accumulated by Hitler's right-hand man, Martin Bormann, who for years had been embezzling money from a secret Nazi fund in the Reichsbank in Berlin.
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 Otto Skorzeny   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Otto Skorzeny, the commander of Operation Greif, was the most successful commando of World War II.
Skorzeny led a glider attack against the mountaintop, rescued Mussolini, and spirited him away in a tiny Fiesler Storch, a German airplane that could take off and land in almost no space.
After Operation Greif, Skorzeny was given a regular military command on the Eastern Front.
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 Amazon.fr : My Commando Operations: The Memoirs of Hitler's Most Daring Commando: Livres en anglais: Otto ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Skorzeny's fame began with the successful raid to free Benito Mussolini from the Gran Sasso, Italy in 1943.
Not only is this raid explained in minute detail, many of Skorzeny's previously unknown operations in all European and Russian theatres of World War II are given in detailed accounts.
Skorzeny also offers his insights into the mysterious Rudolf Hess mission to England in May 1941, and offers a behind the scenes look at German and Russian secret military intelligence, and the workings of Canaris and Gehlen., 16 pages of photographs, 6" x 9"
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 Otto Skorzeny   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In Skorzeny's autobiography, he says that Adolf Hitler privately discussed the possibilities of an atomic bomb with him.
Otto Skorzeny is instructed by Adolf Hitler to rescue Mussolini.
Otto Skorzeny is instructed by Adolf Hitler to create a clandestine group to impersonate American soldiers and operate inside Allied territory.
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 The Public Eye: Website of Political Research Associates
Remer was posted at the entrance of the War Office, when SS Colonel Otto Skorzeny, a fierce Hitler loyalist, arrived on the scene with a band of armed men.
Skorzeny and his SS squadron encountered a mayhem of murder and suicide inside the building.
With Skorzeny in charge of the War Ministry, it didn't take long before the revolt was smashed and the affairs of the High Command were once again in smooth working order.
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 [CTRL] Dulles, Nixon, and the Fourth Reich
The American counterintelligence agency tipped off Skorzeny that they could delay the extradition request for a few weeks with paperwork; after that, if he was still in the camp, there was little hope of keeping him from Soviet-dominated authorities in Czechoslovakia.
However, the possibility exists that Skorzeny has been and is being utilized by U.S. intelligence." In a later letter, the 66th CIC reported that Skorzeny was not a source or contact for their organization but admitted that they knew his whereabouts.
Skorzeny was later revealed to be Krupp's representative in Argentina, verification that the SS influence had certainly not died with the end of the Third Reich.
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 Otto Skorzeny   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Skorzeny reported to Mussolini: "Duce, I was sent by the Führer to rescue you." "I knew my friend would never let me down," Mussolini replied and he embraced Skorzeny.
Skorzeny is trying to get his large body into the cockpit.
The Führer is thanking you!" In Vienna Skorzeny was awarded the Iron Cross and he was promoted Major of the Waffen-SS.
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 Otto Skorzeny-Germany's most famous commando [Archive] - Military Photos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
On July 20, 1944, Skorzeny was in Berlin when a plot against Hitler's life was hatched, with German officials attempting to seize control of the country's vital organs before the dictator recovered from his injuries.
A handful were captured by the Americans and spread a rumor that Skorzeny was leading a raid on Paris to kill or capture General Eisenhower; this was untrue, but the Americans believed it and Eisenhower was confined to his headquarters for weeks.
This operation was the brainchild of German dictator Adolf Hitler, and consisted of using specially-trained German soldiers in captured Allied uniforms and vehicles to cause confusion in the rear of the Allied defense.
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 Historical figures in the Worldwar Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Anielewicz and Skorzeny, on the other hand, are among Turtledove's most charismatic characters.
Skorzeny was best known for a daring rescue of Benito Mussolini.
Later, Skorzeny was tried at Nuremberg, but acquitted based on the testimony of a British officer.
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 Is Bush 41 Really Prescott Bush's Son?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
According to Orion, Skorzeny died several years ago at the ripe old age of 95 but not before he spilled out his guts to him in a death bed confession.
"I was dating this girl in south Florida and her father turned out to be the feared Nazi SS body guard to Hitler, Otto Skorzeny," said Orion in an extended conversation from his Florida home, adding Skorzeny spilled the beans himself, not his x-girlfriend who remains tight lipped about her father's past.
Orion also said Skorzeny gave him "a shoebox full" of never before published pictures, linking many high-ranking American officials to Nazi war criminals, as well as information that George H. Bush has been lying about his true identity and was really the adopted son of Prescott Bush.
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 Will Bush or Kerry Learn a Lesson from Charles de Gaulle?
Otto Skorzeny and Frantz Fanon—the Martinique-born psycho-terrorist—were, respectively, the commando training officer and the theoretician of the FLN, both advocating "purgative violence" by horrible atrocities, as a means of achieving national liberation.
Otto Skorzeny was, at that time, also reportedly providing assistance to the right-wing fascist Jabotinsky networks of the Israeli Mossad, through the services of James Jesus Angleton's CIA operations in Spain in 1963; and to the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin el-Husseini, a personal friend of Hitler.
In October 1961, Papon worked in collaboration with SS Commando leader Otto Skorzeny, and was responsible for killing at least 200 Algerian civilians in Paris, when he ordered his police to club them to death and throw their bodies into the Seine River.
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 Panzer-Brigade 150
The commander considered most likely to be able to cary out this operation was SS-Sturmbannführer Otto Skorzeny, a favorite of Hitler, and famous for the operation wich set free Mussolini from the Hotel Gran Sazzo in Italy the year before, using only a handfull of paratroopers.
What Skorzeny didn't know when planning this attack was, that what was thought to be only one engineer regiment holding Malmédy, was now more than a division.
Otto Skorzeny himself was not hung at the Nuremberg trials, but moved to Spain, from where he helped more than 500 nazis escape to South America.
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 Axis History Factbook: 150. Panzer-Brigade
The US artillery took a heavy poll on the unit even when it was withdrawn from the actual fighting, the wounded included Otto Skorzeny himself who was hit by shrapnel.
The brigade was finally withdrawn from the front lines on 28 Dec, being replaced by 18.
Otto Skorzeny was tried and aquitted postwar for the actions of the 150.
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 FTR#558—The Eichmann File —(One 30-minute segment) (Sources are noted in parentheses
Skorzeny had been in charge of commando operations for the Third Reich, was one of Hitler’s personal favorites and was a leader of the postwar ODESSA network—the deadly SS underground that operated around the world.
Egypt presented Skorzeny the opportunity to promote fascism; to establish a Nazi clique whose influence would be felt by the West German government to restore German prestige in the Mideast, and to become a wealthy man. He didn’t allow the opportunity to pass.
The Adenauer government was well aware of Skorzeny’s presence in Egypt and condoned his actions on behalf of the new Federal Republic of Germany.
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 Terror's Legacy: Schacht, Skorzeny, Allen Dulles
Another participant in the Strasbourg SD conference was Otto Skorzeny, head of Office VI S ("S" for sabotage) of the RSHA.
Skorzeny was head of the SD Jagdkommando, the SS's "special operations" unit.
The trial of Skorzeny, chief of SD commando operations, before a U.S. military court, collapsed when a British intelligence officer stated that the Anglo-American intelligence services would have acted no differently than Skorzeny had, in carrying out commando operations.
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 H.P. Lovecraft, Otto Skorzeny, and the CU - HERO GAMES Discussion Boards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
I guess that's why people like communism more, because there is less sore feelings in the modern world in America to be brought up by commie villains, whereas Nazis and racism in general is a tender subject to even touch on with despicable villains.
Which is why I suggested guys like Skorzeny and Kammler, as they were (a) devoted Nazis but (b) had nothing to do with the camps or the Holocaust (Skorzeny was a commando and Kammler a rocket scientist).
I think at least part of the point was that using these particular historical scumbags may cause some folks who or whose families were harmed, by these scumbags in the real world a great deal of emotional pain.
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