Himmler commits suicide on 23-05-1945, age 44.

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On 23-05-1945, Heinrich Himmler,  chief of the SS, assistant chief of the Gestapo, and architect of Hitler’s program to exterminate European Jews, commits suicide one day after being arrested by the British. As head of the Waffen-Schutzstaffel (“Armed Black Shirts”), the military arm of the Nazi Party, and assistant chief of the Gestapo, the secret… Read more »

Operation Market Garden 17 September 1944.

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Operation Market Garden from 17–25 September 1944, was an unsuccessful Allied military operation, fought in the Netherlands and Germany in the World War II. It was the largest airborne operation up to that time. Delivering over 34.600 men of the 101st  under General Maxwell Davenport Taylor,  82nd under General James “Slim Jim” Gavin  and 1st Airborne Division  Major-General Roy Urqhart  who died on 13 December… Read more »

Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany.

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Luftwaffe pilots blitzed on crystal meth, Goering injecting morphine with a gold syringe and the Fuhrer with the arms of a junkie. How drugs fueled the Nazis: High Hitler. On the surface, this all sounds like a modern scene, a snapshot from a 21st-century rave party or rock concert, where youngsters blow their minds on… Read more »

Hermann Goering’s nephew, Werner G “Kraut”, a B-17 commander with the U.S. Army Air Forces.

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Captain Werner G. Goering,   was the nephew of Luftwaffe chief Herman Goering, and an American citizen, flew bombing missions over Germany as a command pilot for the 303rd Bomb Group. He was accompanied by his co-pilot, Jack Rencher   a sharpshooting, straight-talking Arizonan with a top-secret mission. Werner a son of Goering brother Karl Ernst, who immigrated to… Read more »