This Week In History News, Sept. 10 – 16

Published September 15, 2017
Updated March 24, 2018

Apparently Hitler Had Such A Bloodlust, He Orgasmed Watching A Violent Movie

Hitler Camera

German Federal Archives/Wikimedia Commons

A newly released book detailing the sexual experiences and sex life (or lack thereof) of Adolf Hitler describes an incident involving Hitler having “some kind of orgasm” while watching a violent movie depicting French soldiers dying at the hands of his fellow Austrians.

Volker Elis Pilgrim, the best-selling German author and psychologist, has just released a book detailing the sexual life of Adolf Hitler that includes a passage detailing this sexual cinematic experience.

Learn more here.

Bones Belonging To St. Peter Found In Thousand-Year-Old Church, Say Clergy

St Peters Bones

Codice/Rai Uno
Bone fragments believed to belong to St. Peter.

Workers at the Church of Santa Maria must have been shocked when they lifted a large marble slab only to find a cache of previously undiscovered bones underneath.

The Telegraph reports that earlier this week, workers were carrying out a routine restoration on the 1,000-year-old Church of Santa Maria in Cappella in the district of Trastevere, a medieval town on the banks of the Tiber River, when they discovered a number of clay pots with Latin inscriptions and bone fragments within.

Read on here.

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