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We invite you to join us as historian Harry Butowsky tells the Special Operations Executive's (SOE) story of courage, sabotage, and subversion.

Learn about this secret World War II British organization and the sabotage they carried out behind enemy lines, including:

  • Killing one of Himmler’s deputies

  • Blowing up strategic rail bridges, water plants, and power stations

  • On D-Day, crippling the Germans’ 2nd SS Panzer Division by siphoning off all the axle oil from the division's rail transport cars and replacing it with abrasive grease

Hear the history of  the SOE, also known as “the Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare,” which had a significant impact on the outcome of the war.


Churchill’s Secret Army:
Confusion was their Business

Evening Lecture
Mon., Mar. 4 at 6:45 PM

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