The real Inglorious Basterds - The little known story of German speaking special forces units

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Pictured: Jewish Brigade troops on top of a Churchill tank in March 1945, near Alfonsine (between the Senio river and the Adriatic).<br />
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The real Inglorious Basterds..<br />
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The amazing little known story of German speaking special forces units deployed by Winston Churchill against the Nazis is told in a new book.<br />
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About 300 elite fighters, predominantly Jews who had fled Germany, Austria, Poland and Czechoslovakia, joined the secret units.<br />
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They took part in the D-Day landings in June 1944 and daring sabotage missions during the North African campaign.