Max Schmeling-defying an evil regime

Often the psyche of people is that they see what they want  to see. They see a headline or a picture and they will have made up their minds. There is no further need for more details on the background story, they have enough to work with and make up their own story. For exampleContinue reading “Max Schmeling-defying an evil regime”

Kurt Heissmeyer-“For me there was no basic difference between human beings and guinea pigs.”

One of the more disturbing aspects of the Holocaust is that so many perpetrators got way with murder, even after admitting to it. Kurt Heissmeyer was a SS physician and the nephew of the senior SS officer August Heissmeyer. In order for Kurt to receive a professorship he requires to present original research. Even though  previouslyContinue reading “Kurt Heissmeyer-“For me there was no basic difference between human beings and guinea pigs.””

Fanta and the Third reich

Prior to the outbreak of the second world war, Coca-Cola’s only unqualified success on the international scene was its bottling operations in Nazi Germany. Sales records were being set year after year in that venue, and by 1939 Coca-Cola had 43 bottling plants and more than 600 local distributors in that country. Fanta originated as a result of difficulties importing Coca-Cola syrup into NaziContinue reading “Fanta and the Third reich”