Digging for Hitler: The Nazi Archaeologists Search for an by David Barrowclough

By David Barrowclough

through the Nineteen Thirties, within the increase to the second one international struggle, the Nazis proven a band of experts, the SS-Ahnenerbe, lower than the command of Heinrich Himmler and Hermann Wirth. Their target was once not anything below to turn out the prevalence of the Aryan race, and with it the original correct of the German humans to rule Europe. The occult figured as a key function in lots of of those more and more determined quack examine efforts. half technology, half espionage, and half delusion. Archaeological expeditions have been despatched to Iceland, Tibet, Kafiristan, North Africa, Russia, the a long way East, Egypt, or even South the United States and the Arctic. The Nazi Ancestral background Societys leader administrator used to be Dr Wolfram Sievers, who cruelly carried out clinical experiments on prisoners in focus camps, and was once liable for the looting of historical artefacts thought of Germanic for go back to Germany. He rewarded these lecturers that took half with excessive army workplace, while these teachers who contradicted or criticized the SS-Anenerbe have been carted off to focus camps the place they confronted sure demise. This booklet tells the real background of the genuine lifestyles villains in the back of the Indiana Jones video clips. occasionally fact relatively is stranger than fiction!

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