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MI6 Lured Rudolf Hess to Scotland in May 1941, Claims New Book

NORTHAMPTON, England, August 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- An important new book, 'Rudolf Hess: The British Illusion of Peace' has been published (http://www.rudolfhessbook.com), detailing the events in the months leading up to the May 1941 flight into Scotland. The actual sequence of events commenced 70 years ago on 31st August 1940.

This book contains thoroughly researched new details about the individuals involved and the precise sequence of events; how they were to be achieved and the rationale behind Hess believing he would meet the King, who would then depose the sitting Churchillian government. Constitutionally, only the King had the power of proroguement; it is the only way that a sitting government can be deposed without the agreement of the Prime Minister. Clear evidence is supplied in support.

As it became apparent that the Battle of Britain was lost militarily, Hess commenced an alternative diplomatic mission, writing to the Duke of Hamilton on 23rd September 1940 (via a 74 year old lady based in Cambridge, England); this letter was intercepted by MI6. MI6 then sent Tancred Borenius, a Finnish Art Historian and part time politician to Geneva in early 1941 to negotiate, using Carl Jacob Burckhardt, the Head of the International Red Cross as mediator. Hess was convinced that a change of government was possible and eventually chose to fly in a ME110.Unfortunately for Hess, the whole ruse was an MI6 'sting' and off course and out of fuel, Hess crashed prior to reaching his target.

All information is drawn from 3rd party documentation. A respected reviewer, Peter Padfield, has called the book 'historically important'. We modestly believe this to be the case.

The book is available through the website, amazon, the publisher and all good bookshops.

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