Operation Anthropoid: The assassination of SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich

Operation Anthropoid: The assassination of SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich

Prague. May 27, 1942. Jan Kubiš and Jozef Gabčík - two young members of the Czech resistance - had been nervously waiting at a tram stop for over two hours. The location was perfect. A corner in the road would force the target's car to slow down. Under their cloaks, they carried a British made [...]

Teufelsberg: Spies & hippies on top of WW2 rubble

Teufelsberg: Spies & hippies on top of WW2 rubble

BERLIN The Teufelsberg or 'Devils Mountain' in German is named after Teufelssee: a lake just to its South. Standing 120.1 meters, it is considered the highest 'natural' point of Berlin. Located in the Grunewald locality in former Western Berlin it has a very outdoorsy feel to it. Considering the history of this mountain, it's name is quite [...]