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That Time an Army Officer Tried to Reach the Center of the Earth

He theorized that the Earth was hollow and "stocked with thrifty vegetables and animals if not men."

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

Pierre Le Gloan: The Ace WWII Fighter Who Fought for Both Sides

The extraordinary flier's strange tale fascinates, decades later.

By Robert Walsh

4 of the Craziest Assassination Attempts in U.S. History

Hollywood spy films have nothing on these real-life assassination plots.

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

11 Eeriest Unsolved Mysteries of World War II

Ghost trains, unexplained aerial phenomena, and disappeared men still haunt World War II scholars.

By Orrin Grey

6 Strange Military Disappearances in the Bermuda Triangle

“We can’t find west. Everything is wrong. Everything looks strange, even the ocean.”

By Eric Milzarski, We Are the Mighty

The Dead Man Who Duped Hitler: The Beyond Bizarre Tale of WWII’s Strangest Operation

Operation Mincemeat involved a corpse, a fake fiancée, and the successful invasion of Sicily.

By Robert Walsh

The French General Who Broke Free from an Inescapable Nazi Prison

The Germans believed their castle prison was inescapable—they were wrong.

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

7 Infamous Hoaxes That Fooled the World

What’s better than a true story? A story that’s too good to be true.

By Orrin Grey

The Curious Histories Behind 4 Dead or Dying Languages

What secrets lie hidden within these strange symbols?

By Sara Barry

The Soviet Conspiracy That Nearly Triggered WWIII

Did a Soviet captain sacrifice his ship and crew to divert an apocalyptic scenario?

By Orvelin Valle, We Are The Mighty

The Strangest Battle of WWII: The Fight for Castle Itter

On May 5, 1945, Allied and German troops fought side-by-side against the SS.

By Robert Walsh

The Mystery of the Vanishing Amber Room

The Eighth Wonder of the World disappeared without a trace.

By Orrin Grey

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