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Hitler in Paris.jpg
A day after France signed the armistice with Germany in June 1940, Adolf Hitler and his entourage tour Paris.
In 1940 the Germany army defeated the French army and installed a puppet government in Vichy.

World War II

The Germany army secured victory over France, which surrendered in June 1940.

 

Events

EventDescription
Tuskegee syphilis experimentA murderous experiment which looked at the progression of syphilis. Subjects were told that they were being treated, while in fact treatment was denied them. Exposed after 40 years by a whistleblower who went to the press.
The Nazi atom bomb programme
WW2The second world war.

 

New Groups

GroupImageTypeDescription
Special Operations Executive/SO.1Group.pngIntelligence agency
SBSSBSBadge.jpgMilitaryA UK Special Forces Unit
Century GroupGroup.pngA pro-allied interventionist group active in the United States prior to American entry into World War Two.|
British Security CoordinationGroup.png
Committee to Defend America by Aiding the AlliesGroup.png
Special Operations ExecutiveSpecial Operations Executive.jpg

 

A Group that was Wound Up

GroupImageTypeDescription
Right ClubGroup.pngSecretA short lived group that organised to oppose Jewish power.|

 

Deaths

TitleBornDiedPlace of deathSummaryDescription
Gates McGarrah18631940
John Buchan26 August 187511 February 1940Montreal
Quebec
Spook
Politician
Herbert A. L. Fisher21 March 186518 April 1940Politician
Academic
Historian
Deep state operative
George Lansbury21 February 18597 May 1940North London
Manor House Hospital
England
Politician
Emma Goldman27 June 186914 May 1940Canada
Ontario
Toronto
Author
Activist
Orator
Smedley Butler30 July 188121 June 1940Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
U.S.
Whistleblower
Soldier
Activist
A US general who exposed the coup that financiers had planned for USA.
John McCarl27 November 18792 August 1940Washington DC
D.C.
U.S.
Leon Trotsky7 November 187921 August 1940Mexico
Coyoacán
Federal District
Neville Chamberlain18 March 18699 November 1940Hampshire
Heckfield
England
Politician
Harold Sidney Harmsworth26 April 186826 November 1940BermudaMedia mogul
John Rankin Rathbone5 February 191010 December 1940Politician
Pilot
Philip Henry Kerr18 April 188212 December 1940Washington DC
U.S.
Diplomat
Politician
Editor
Deep state actor

 

Births

TitleBornPlace of birthDiedSummaryDescription
Frank Terpil1940New York
US
Brooklyn
Spook
Arms Dealer
Drug trafficker
A close friend of Ted Shackley who was deeply involved in arms deals and drug trafficking for the US Deep State
Frank Horton1940US
Wilmington
Delaware
29 March 1997Spook
Soldier
John Vinocur1940New York
US
Editor
Joaquin Romero-Maura1940Historian
Robert Hunter1940US
Massachusetts
Cambridge
Diplomat
William Esrey1940US
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Businessperson
Stuart Henderson194031 January 2019Police officerStuart Henderson was Senior Investigating Officer at the Lockerbie Incident Control Centre
Andy Wood2 January 1940GibraltarDiplomat
William O. Studeman16 January 1940
Jim Hoagland22 January 1940US
South Carolina
Journalist
Joachim Gauck24 January 1940Germany
Rostock
Politician
Clergy
William K. Reilly26 January 1940Illinois
Decatur
U.S.
Giancarlo Elia Valori27 January 1940Italy
Meolo
Venice
Spook
Academic
Freemason
Businessperson
"The current leaders of the 'contemporary Freemasonry'" in Italy.
Peter Biddulph27 January 1940
Richard S. Lindzen8 February 1940Massachusetts
Webster
Academic
Ted Koppel8 February 1940Lancashire
Nelson
England
Journalist
Hubert Burda9 February 1940Germany
Heidelberg
Publisher
William Chasey11 February 1940New Jersey23 May 2015Whistleblower
Spook
Hank Brown12 February 1940Colorado
Denver
Ismail Cem15 February 1940Turkey
Istanbul
24 January 2007Journalist
Politician
Neil Brown22 February 1940Australia
Melbourne
Politician
Gareth PeirceMarch 1940Cheltenham
UK
England
Author
Journalist
Lawyer
Per Egil Hegge6 March 1940Norway
Trondheim
Journalist
Frank Dobson15 March 1940Dunnington
England
Graham Allison23 March 1940Academic
Stuart Holland25 March 1940Politician
Economist
Nancy Pellosi26 March 1940Maryland
Baltimore
U.S.
Barney Frank31 March 1940New Jersey
Bayonne
U.S.
Politician
Patrick Leahy31 March 1940Vermont
Montpelier
U.S.
Rui Machete7 April 1940Portugal
São Julião
Politician
Lawyer
Max Mosley13 April 1940London
UK
England
Jeffrey Archer15 April 1940London
UK
England
Author
Politician
Perjurer, politician and apparently also failed armchair revolutionary.
Inocencio F. Arias20 April 1940Diplomat
Michael Copps23 April 1940Milwaukee
Wisconsin
Abraham Foxman1 May 1940Soviet Union
Baranovichi
Lawyer
Irwin Cotler8 May 1940Politician
Terror expert
Wayne Downing10 May 1940Illinois
Peoria
18 July 2007Soldier
Thomas Selby Ellis III15 May 1940Colombia
Bogotá
Judge
Roger Ailes15 May 1940Ohio
Warren
U.S.
18 May 2017Media mogul
Michael McGowan19 May 1940West Yorkshire
Birkenshaw
Journalist
Politician
Michael Wilkes11 June 194027 October 2013Soldier
Businessperson
Horst Teltschik14 June 1940Czech Republic
Mähren
Spook
Politician
Businessperson
Jerry Speyer23 June 1940Milwaukee
Wisconsin
U.S.
Businessperson
Kenneth Clarke2 July 1940Nottinghamshire
West Bridgford
England
Politician
Hans-Fredeich von Ploetz12 July 1940Germany
Nimptsch
Niederschlesien
Diplomat
Lawyer
Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa23 July 1940Italy
Belluno
18 December 2010Banker
Economist
Mary Jo Kopechne26 July 1940Pennsylvania
Wilkes-Barre
U.S.
18 July 1969Teacher
Secretary
Political campaign specialist
JFK/Assassination/Premature death
Gordon Barrass5 August 1940Spook
Journalist
Jean-Luc Dehaene7 August 1940France
Montpellier
15 May 2014Politician
Barbara Mills10 August 1940Hertfordshire
Chorleywood
England
28 May 2011Lawyer
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