High Hitler

Adolf Hitler was very often under the influence of very powerful drugs. He consumed over 70 different drugs while in power, one of them being meth-amphetamine, better known as Crystal Meth. When meeting Italy’s facist leader Benito Mussolini (in the picture), Hitler is said to have yelled at the usually domineering Italian for 2 hours straight.   We are not …

Operation Entebbe

In 1976, an Air France plane with 248 passengers was hijacked by Pro-Palestine terrorists. The original flight was from Tel Aviv to Paris. The terrorist commandeered the plane to Entebbe, Uganda, in the heart of Africa. The Ugandan dictator Idi Amin was less than friendly with Israel and therefore helped the terrorists with their plan. Once there, non-Israeli hostages were …

German Kamikaze

By Helmuth Ellgaard (1913-1980) (Familienarchiv Ellgaard) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

In World War 2, the Germans had a special air force command of 2000 planes called Sonderkommando Elbe (Special command named after the river Elbe), which were supposed to ram Allied planes in midair. Yes, you read that correctly.