Allied Forces Dosed Their Troops With Amphetamines After Seeing The Nazis Do It, New Doc Claims
After the British discovered the Nazis' meth-like secret weapon in a downed German plane, they decided to develop their own performance-enhancement program.
The Bloody Sunday Massacre Of 1972 In 33 Horrifying Photos
In what would become known as Bloody Sunday, protesters marching against internment threw stones at British soldiers. In return, they fired tear gas, water cannons, and bullets.
Meet Sonia Sutcliffe, Serial Killer Peter Sutcliffe’s Oblivious Wife
While Sonia Sutcliffe was a school teacher, her husband was committing rapes and murders across northern England. Hounded by the press once the truth came out, she's lived her life in his shadow ever since.
This Week In History News, June 2 – 8
Real-life Atlantis nearly discovered, Queen Emma's bones possibly found, Nazi Enigma machine auctioned off.
Sword Beach: The Allies’ First Step In Stopping Hitler During The Normandy Invasion
On June 6, 1944, now known as D-Day, the Allied forces landed on Sword Beach as a part of their invasion of Normandy — and nearly all but won it in two hours.
Unidentified For Nearly A Millennium, The Bones Found In A U.K. Cathedral May Be Queen Emma’s
The contents of six mortuary chests in Winchester Cathedral have finally been analyzed and radiocarbon-dated. As it stands, all signs point toward Queen Emma of Normandy being one of the 23 individuals.
This Week In History News, May 26 – June 1
LSD-laced 1960s radio equipment found, ancient Japanese woman reconstructed, Roman town unearthed.
Entire Ancient Roman Town Discovered Off A Highway In England
In addition to ancient Roman pottery, jewelry, rare coins, and evidence of a road system, the 18-acre site also held the remains of an ancient temple.
33 Photos Of Princess Diana’s Funeral That Show How Beloved Lady Di Truly Was
In 1997, Princess Diana's funeral was televised worldwide to more than 2 billion mournful viewers after she was lost to a tragic car accident.
‘I Am Going Mad Again’: The Tragic Tale Of Virginia Woolf’s Suicide
Virginia Woolf's suicide note and fateful decision to walk into the River Ouse with rocks in her pockets only begin to tell the story of her heartbreaking death.
Revelry, Rhinestones, And Rock: The Glitzy Life Of Elton John In 56 Photos
These Elton John pictures reveal a man who has overcome poverty, death, and drugs, to produce some of the most extravagant music the 20th century has ever seen.