From The Quentin Tarantino Archives
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Operation Kino is a secret mission to assassinate Adolf Hitler and several other high ranking members of the SS during the premiere of a Nazi propaganda movie Stolz der Nation at the Le Gamaar Theater in Paris, France. It is the core narrative of the movie Inglourious Basterds. The operation is a joint US/UK effort headed by British military mastermind General Ed Fenech. The secret agents who are in charge of carrying out the mission include German film actress/spy Bridget von Hammersmark, British commando Lt. Archie Hicox and the American secret special unit known as The Basterds.