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Mens Journal: “The Extreme Athletes of the Second World War”

What was so heroic about the kidnapping of the German general?
World War II warfare was about weapons and blood. And here you have these guys, not soldiers but old-fart British academics. The only reason they’re there is that they happen to speak ancient Greek. And they say: “Instead of killing another person, let’s make that person disappear. Let’s do a magic act. Let’s baffle the shit out of Hitler.”

Read more: http://www.mensjournal.com/health-fitness/exercise/the-extreme-athletes-of-the-second-world-war-20150313#ixzz3VLeS1PE6
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