In WW2, the allied powers used fake “ghost armies” to intimidate and confuse Hitler and other Axis powers. They were most known for deceiving the Germans into thinking they had a powerful unit of men away from Normandy on D-Day.
In 1944 Nazi scientists developed an experimental drug named “D-IX” which could force an equipment laden soldier to march 88.5 km without rest. They had plans to supply these pills to all German troops but war ended before mass production.
An insurrection by the Georgian Legion of the German army was the last battle in Europe in WW2 and occurred 12 days after the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany.
The Jerrycan is named for the ‘Jerries’, which was British slang for ‘Germans’ during WW2. Captured Jerrycans were coveted by British soldiers, as they were superior to the leaky and unreliable British models. Jerrycans were so superior to previous designs that the British North Africa campaign was hindered by their inferior version, known as “flimsies”. The Allied forces reverse engineered the jerrycan to replace their ‘flimsies’.
In 1894 a priest saved a 4 year old boy from drowning. The child’s name was Adolf Hitler.
Hitler whistled Disney’s “When You Wish Upon A Star” while overlooking the recently conquered city of Paris.
On Christmas Day, 1942 during the Battle of Stalingrad, Radio Moscow broadcasted the message that “Every seven seconds a German soldier dies in Russia” to the besieged Nazi Army. The message was accompanied by the sound of a ticking clock. The ticking clock was broadcast all day.
During WWII, there was an Allied plan to smuggle estrogen into Hitler’s food so he would become more feminine and less aggressive.
Czech Nurse was honored for sleeping with Nazi soldiers to give them STDs and kill them.