Interview Questions 18: Answered by Cynthia Sally Haggard

What’s one fact about Farewell My Life that would surprise people?

Members of the Oster Conspiracy of 1938

It contains the story of the Oster Conspiracy, one of about 20 attempts to assassinate Hitler between 1934 and 1944. This one (in 1938), came the closest to succeeding and would have done so had it not been for the efforts of English Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain to appease Hitler in his quest to avoid another world war.