Assassinations often change the course of history. Here is an intriguing look at dozens of notable assassinations and attempts throughout history, including complete details about the assassin, the victim, the circumstances of the attack, and the outcome. In the Crosshairs also features photos of many of the victims or would-be victims, and rare archival material, including excerpts from original police reports.
High-profile celebrities, political figures, religious leaders, and many others have fallen prey to assassins, and many have survived. In the Crosshairs is arranged in alphabetical order, by last name, and includes such details as:
On November 8, 1939, Adolf Hitler narrowly escaped an assassination attempt 12 minutes after he left a room where he was making a speech, a bomb went off.
Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat would probably have survived the assassin
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|Size: ||3.6 MB|
|Publisher: ||Skyhorse Publishing|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781510713031 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|