Hitler’s Secret Antarctic Expedition for Whales – Gastro Obscura

Whale fat was widely used to wage war⁠—and make margarine.

Whales meant margarine, and margarine meant victory.

Source: Hitler’s Secret Antarctic Expedition for Whales – Gastro Obscura

In 1590, Starving Parisians Ground Human Bones Into Bread – Gastro Obscura

During a siege, desperation drove people to disinter skeletons from cemeteries.

Source: In 1590, Starving Parisians Ground Human Bones Into Bread – Gastro Obscura

Codebreaker Elizebeth Friedman Smashed Nazi Spy Rings

She was a real-life Peggy Carter, and a founder of national intelligence.

This Woman Saved the Americas From the Nazis

Pioneering codebreaker Elizebeth Friedman, a poet and mother of two, smashed spy rings by solving secret messages.

Source: Codebreaker Elizebeth Friedman Smashed Nazi Spy Rings