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  •  Days before the 2012 Boston Marathon. (0+ / 0-)

    Johann Georg Elser, who planted the bomb that was meant to kill Hitler at his Bürgerbräukeller Nazi meeting on Nov. 8, 1939, attended Hitler's speech at the Old Fighters meeting on Nov. 8, 1938.  Ever since, he had been planning the assassination at that annual occasion.

    (Hitler escaped the bomb because he left the meeting unexpectedly early.)

    The influence of the [executive] has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished.

    by lysias on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 10:50:29 AM PDT

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