Operation Mincemeat involved a corpse, a fake fiancée, and the successful invasion of Sicily.
Her tragic demise raises questions to this day.
On May 5, 1945, Allied and German troops fought side-by-side against the SS.
He was one of France's most prolific executioners, having killed nearly 3,000 souls.
A thumbprint on a cashbox led police to the murderers—and changed the course of criminal history.