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How did Hitler's scar-faced henchman become an Irish farmer?

Article about: He was Hitler's favourite Nazi commando, famously rescuing Mussolini from an Italian hilltop fortress, and was known as "the most dangerous man in Europe". After World War Two, he

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    Default How did Hitler's scar-faced henchman become an Irish farmer?

    He was Hitler's favourite Nazi commando, famously rescuing Mussolini from an Italian hilltop fortress, and was known as "the most dangerous man in Europe".

    After World War Two, he landed in Argentina and became a bodyguard for Eva Perón, with whom he was rumoured to have had an affair.

    So when Otto Skorzeny arrived in Ireland in 1959, having bought a rural farmhouse in County Kildare, it caused much intrigue.

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    Was just reading this online and thought I would post it. Decided to check out first if I was late to the game.....and so I was....glad you posted it.

    To me it was a very interesting read. I never knew this about Otto.

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    Yup an interesting read!...
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