Martin Sommer-Too evil for Nazi standards.

+++++CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES++++++++ The bizarre thing about the Nazi regime was that they had so many contradictions.They had no issues with committing mass murder and genocide or evil and cruel medical experiments, but they had issues with cruelty which was not conform with their policies. It was okay to murder and torture but it hadContinue reading “Martin Sommer-Too evil for Nazi standards.”

The end of Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie Parker and Clyde Champion Barrow, aka Bonnie & Clyde are often portrayed as some sort of Robin Hood style heroes, , in fact they were ruthless criminals with very little regard for their victims. They were two young Texans whose early 1930s crime spree forever earned them infamy  in US and world history. Their namesContinue reading “The end of Bonnie and Clyde”

Nazi crimes trials

Before you read on let me explain the title of Nazi crimes trials. This is not about the Nuremberg trials or any other subsequent war crimes trials. This is about Nazis bringing Nazis to trial as ordered by Heinrich Himmler. I will give you a minute to leave it sink in. The chief investigator andContinue reading “Nazi crimes trials”

The experiments

The worst crimes by the Nazi regime were those conducted in the name of science, the human experiments, there were many experiments below are only a few of them. Experiments on twins Experiments on twin children in concentration camps were created to show the similarities and differences in the genetics of twins, as well as to seeContinue reading “The experiments”

Criminal Songs

++++++ CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE++++++++++++ On this day in 1974 the Bob Marley song “I shot the Sheriff” performed by Eric Clapton reached Number 1 in the Billboard 100. Throughout the decades there have been many songs that were about crime or criminal behaviour, this is just a quick overview of some of these Criminal Songs.Continue reading “Criminal Songs”

World’s most dangerous criminals-Well not really.

  In this blog mug shots of extremely dangerous criminals, well not really. They are actually pictures of celebrities after they were arrested for relatively minor offences. Some I expected but others were a surprise to me like the mug shot above of Larry King arrested in Miami, Florida on charges of grand larceny afterContinue reading “World’s most dangerous criminals-Well not really.”

Sketches of Crime

Sketch artists were and are often used in court cases, especially in those were no media is allowed. Below are some examples of court sketches from some very famous cases. All White Jury Frees Klan Members,By Howard Brodie Civil rights activist Viola Liuzzo was shot and killed on March 25, 1965, as she drove African AmericanContinue reading “Sketches of Crime”

Cold cases of the WWII era

Not all murders committed during 1939 and 1945 were war related. Just because there was a war going on didn’t mean that the ‘regular’ criminals’ stopped their efforts. In fact the war would often give them a cover, so much so that some of these cases were never solved. The Ora Murray case Near dawnContinue reading “Cold cases of the WWII era”

Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre

The St. Valentine’s Day massacre—the most spectacular gangland slaying in mob history—was actually somewhat of a failure. Al Capone had arranged for Chicago mobster George “Bugs” Moran and most of his North Side Gang to be eliminated on February 14, 1929. The plan, probably devised by Capone’s henchman “Machine Gun” Jack McGurn, was simple andContinue reading “Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre”

Charles Harrelson- Woody Harrelson’s Father and contract killer.

If you think this is a bizarre title wait until you read the full story ­ When Woody Harrelson was cast as a psychotic spree killer in Oliver Stone’s film Natural Born Killers, many people were surprised. Since Harrelson was known for playing the innocent, good-natured Woody Boyd on Cheers, it was hard to visualizeContinue reading “Charles Harrelson- Woody Harrelson’s Father and contract killer.”