A new study destroys the myth once and for all.… Continues
The Treasure Hunter has long been deemed a legend.
Russian researchers have just discovered a secret Nazi base in the Arctic, showing yet another way in which WWII made an imprint on our planet.
Known as Schatzgräber, or “Treasure Hunter,” the base was a weather station aimed to support Nazi efforts in the Arctic.… Continues
No, the Nazis did not get to space.
A model of the nonexistent Nazi UFO “Haunebu II” produced by model company Revell will no longer be produced after criticism about its historical inaccuracy. The model’s packaging, which falsely proclaimed the “round aircraft” was the first object able to fly in space with a top speed of 6000 kph (over 3700 mph), failed to mention that the craft was never built, drawing fire from The German Children’s Protection Association (DKSB) and Dresden’s Military History Museum (MHM), according to German publication, The Local.… Continues
Die Glocke (pronounced [diː ˈɡlɔkə], German for “The Bell”) was a purported top secret Nazi scientific technological device, secret weapon, or Wunderwaffe . Described by Polish journalist and author Igor Witkowski in Prawda o Wunderwaffe (2000), it was later popularized by military journalist and author Nick Cook as well as by writers such as Joseph P.… Continues
“Eicke viewed the SS-Totenkopfverbände (Death’s Head unit) as an elite within the elite structure of the SS. This concept grew from the fact that the most dangerous political enemies of the state were incarcerated in the concentration camps and Hitler had given sole responsibility for guarding and running the camps to the SS- Totenkopfverbände.… Continues
By Tom Metcalfe, Live Science Contributor
The remains of a secret World War II German base have been rediscovered on an island near the North Pole by a team of Russian researchers.
The wartime “Schatzgrabber” (“Treasure Hunter” in German) weather station was built by the German military in 1943 on Alexandra Land, one of the isolated Franz Josef Land islands in the Barents Sea, located more than 680 miles (1,100 kilometers) north of the Russian city of Arkhangelsk.… Continues
At the time of their surrender on May 7, 1945, Nazi forces had all but disintegrated. Adolf Hitler had committed suicide and Soviet forces had already taken Berlin, which resulted in 70,000 Nazi soldiers putting down their arms.… Continues