Archive for the 'Nazi era' Category

21 February, 2007

Posted by alex in Christianity, Nazi era, Nazis at 6:36 am | Permanent Link

Himmler’s quest for the Holy Grail failed to find ‘Aryan origins’ of Jesus By Graham Keeley BARCELONA – Heinrich Himmler, the head of the Nazi SS, made a secret war-time mission to an abbey in Spain in search of what he believed was the “Aryan” Holy Grail, a new book claims. Himmler visited the Monserrat […]

11 February, 2007

Posted by alex in Nazi era, Nazis, science at 3:00 pm | Permanent Link

Where the Rockets Come DownThe lesson of Wernher von Braunby Chet Raymo In July 1943, rocket scientist Wernher von Braun traveled to Adolf Hitler’s military headquarters in East Prussia to brief his Fuhrer on the A4 Wunderwaffe, or wonder weapon. Von Braun launched into his spiel: “The bird will carry a ton of amatol in […]

3 February, 2007

Posted by alex in art, Nazi era, Nazis at 4:53 pm | Permanent Link
14 March, 2006

Posted by alex in Denmark, Nazi era at 2:52 am | Permanent Link

DENMARK ‘S MYTHS SHATTERED A Legacy of Dead German Children By Manfred Ertel Thousands of German children — many of them toddlers fleeing the Soviet advance — died in Danish refugee camps at the end of World War II. A crusading doctor has set out to document their suffering and break long-standing beliefs about post-war […]