The strange flight of Rudolf Hess


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Military Illustrated - Past and Present
Vol. 190 (March 2004), p. 32-39


That the third most powerful man in the Third Reich should flee to Britain in 1941 seemed odd to everyone who heard about it, but did Rudolf Hess have a perfectly sane plan that depended on the assistance of members of the British Royal family? Tim Newark investigates the strange case of Hess and his flight to Britain