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Today in History: 23 May 1945


Germany: Heinrich Himmler Committed Suicide

On this day in 1945, Heinrich Luitpold Himmler committed suicide, thereby avoiding war crimes prosecution following Nazi Germany’s defeat in World War II. He had been arrested the previous day by British forces. He was one of the main leaders of Nazi Germany and oversaw many of the vile projects that the Nazis enforced throughout their conquered lands, including that of the Holocaust.

For more, visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heinrich_Himmler

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Today in History: 30 April 1945


WWII: Adolf Hitler Commits Suicide

On this day in 1945, with the defeat of Germany before him, Adolf Hitler committed suicide with wife of one day, Eva Braun.

For more visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolf_Hitler


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