1940s/Assassinations

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The assassinations of the 1940s.

 

Assassinated in the 1940s

Wikispooks pageBornDiedSummaryDescription
Jack Agazarian (WWII)27 August 191529 March 1945SpookUK spook of the SOE who was captured and killed in WW2.
Count Folke Bernadotte2 January 189517 September 1948A member of the Swedish Royal family appointed as UN Mediator in Palestine on 14 May 1948. He was assassinated by members of the Stern Gang on the orders of its then leader Yitzhak Shamir who would later become Prime minister of Israel. Nobody has ever been prosecuted for the killing.
Walter Guinness29 March 18806 November 1944Politician
Businessperson
Lord Moyne. An Anglo-Irish politician and businessman. Was Minister of State in UN Mandate Palestine in 1944 when he was assassinated by members of Lehi
Kim Koo29 August 187626 June 1949PoliticianAn assassinated Korean politician
Fidél Pálffy6 May 18952 March 1946Politician
Bugsy Siegel28 February 190620 June 1947Crime boss
Carlo Tresca9 March 187911 January 1943Editor
Tomoyuki Yamashita8 November 188523 February 1946SoldierJapanese general of "Yamashita's Gold" fame.



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