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Otto Maier vanished during WW2 but he was not the only scientist who disappeared. Dr. Hans Ehrhardt, former name Hans Engelke, went up in smoke in 1963 as published in Der Spiegel on july 24 1963. The article states: a German conman, at best an “amateur scientist", had unsuccessfully attempted to fleece the Swiss military by pitching a death ray...

Plenty of present-day authors have demonstrated that the German science and technology in the 1930's and 1940's  extended far beyond the flash and bang of atomic weapons, flying discs, rail guns and other fascinating technological innovations. It extended into the everyday life of the post-war world. Thousands and thousands of patents were taken away by the Allies from German vaults...

In the spring of 1945 as the Allied army advanced into Germany there was one objective paramount for the vast majority of its troops – the prompt defeat of the Germans on the battlefield and the swift restoration of peace. However, there was one unit in and around the frontlines whose aim was very different. Unlike their frontline colleagues, these...

The British enjoy deceiving their enemies. When the Prussian strategist Carl von Clausewitz defined war in 1833 as ‘those acts of force to compel our enemy to do our will’, he missed out the dimension that the British political philosopher Thomas Hobbes had spotted nearly two centuries earlier: ‘Force and fraud are in war the two cardinal virtues.’ [vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] ‘The British...

Exact 75 years ago - on 15 july 1941, Rudolf Schriever started the development of a jet driven flying disc.   [vc_row][vc_column width='3/4'] Article published in magazine "Die Deutsche illustrierte" 1953 There is a man in Germany who can say much more about flying saucers than any other on this planet. He lives in the vicinity of Bremerhaven, in a small house. For some...