The most dangerous man from Europe. Otto Skorzeny in Spain
Jan. 29, 2020Spain67 Min.PG
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Austrian Waffen-SS Lieutenant-colonel Otto Skorzeny was Hitler’s favorite commando. His participation in daring military actions such as the rescue of Benito Mussolini in the Apennines or covert “Operation Greif” at the Battle of the Bulge, among others, made him famous. In May 1945 he was taken prisoner by the US Army. After 3 years in a POW camp, Skorzeny escaped to a safe haven in Franco’s Spain. What was he up to during the long 25 years he spent in Spain? This documentary has gained access to its very own files “The Skorzeny papers” that picture a determined character who took to the dealings of the Cold War like duck to water: active Nazi ratline mastermind, gun runner, advisor to Egyptian President Nasser, freelance covert operations agent for CIA and Mossad and other western intelligence services. The after WWII, “Cold War”, account of the life and deeds of one of the most charismatic and enigmatic characters of the 20th century.
Original title El hombre más peligroso de Europa. Otto Skorzeny en España
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