publication date: Friday, November 1, 2013 (part of Fall 2013)

category: Humanitarianism

clue: When his nation switched sides, this soldier made a saintly sacrifice to prevent Germans from executing 22 of his countrymen.

explanation: Italian soldier D'Acquisto confessed to a bombing that he did not commit so that Germans would execute him instead of 22 civilians that they suspected. He is on track to be beatified by the Catholic Church. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, and Mike Rothstein

Axis: On the eve of the second world war, Germany, Italy, and Japan signed a three-way pact to oppose their mutual enemies. These five goos repesent some of the best and worst people associated with the Axis side of the war.

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