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Images Dated 2009 June

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Bierling Kuno Holzschnitzerei, Oberammergau Featured June Print

Bierling Kuno Holzschnitzerei, Oberammergau

The Bierling Kuno Holzschnitzerei Andenken at Oberammergau, Bavaria, Germany. Oberammergau is also famous for its Luftlmalerei'. or frescoes, of traditional Bavarian themes, fairy tales, religious scenes or architectural trompe-l'oeil found on many homes and buildings. Luftlmalerei is common Upper Bavaria and its name may be derived from an Oberammergau house called Zum Luftl, which was the home of facade painter Franz Seraph Zwinck ).

© Mary Evans Picture Library/Hubertus Kanus

Operation Mincemeat - site of grave of Major Martin Featured June Print

Operation Mincemeat - site of grave of Major Martin

Site of the grave of Major William Martin in the Nuestra Senora cemetery in Huelva, Spain, whose body was found washed up on shore in Spain on 30th April 1943, an elaborate and successful deception by British forces in World War Two (codenamed Operation Mincemeat) to convince German high command that the Allies were planning to attack Greece and Sardinia in 1943 rather than Sicily, the actual objective. Major Martin never in fact existed and his body was that of Glyndwr Michael, a homeless man who had died in January 1943. Date: 1943

© Mary Evans / The National Archives, London. England.