2016   |   March

The Janus-faced civilization

Did you know that pound and dollar counterfeiting by the Germans during WW II was the largest of its kind in history, and Hitler’s Arab ally, the Palestinian Grand Mufti, was examined for six hours to prove that he was part Aryan?

2016 March The Janus-faced civilization
2016   |   February

Chernobyl: The victory of death

Did you know that Spartacus’ rebellion was not aimed at ending slavery, a single tulip bulb was worth more than Rembrandt’s Night Watch in the 16th century, and it is still debated if Mussolini’s lover was also a spy?

2016 February Chernobyl: The victory of death
2016   |   January

The bloodiest battle of the Pacific

Did you know that the ship Thislegorm which sank in WWII in the Red Sea became a recreational dive site, Hitler’s favorite photographer was Jewish and he survived being executed thanks to his talents, and in 1922 Trotsky had more chances than Stalin to become the leader of the Bolsheviks?

2016 January The bloodiest battle of the Pacific

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