10 Unsolved Mysteries of World War II

Lasting from 1939- 1945, Second World War was a devastating and deadliest war in the history. It was a global war that involved almost 30 countries and 85 million civilian and 50 million military deaths. This war was invoked due to many conflicts among the Allies (United States,  Soviet Union, United Kingdom,  China, Canada,  Yugoslavia, Poland, India, South Africa, France,  Norway, Greece, Denmark ,Australia,  and Ecuador) and the Axis( Germany,  Italy (until 1943),  Japan and Bulgaria countries. The main Allied leaders were Joseph Stalin, Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Chiang Kai-shek. The Main Axis leaders were Adolf Hitler, Hirohito and Benito Mussolini. Top 10 Unsolved Mysteries of World War II are here

10. Erwin Rommel and his treasures

Erwin was a Nazi leader who was dedicated to his job but when he feared failure, he hid treasures from other. It is heard that he asked certain divers to locate his treasure in underwater caverns. But the shocking part is that this $20 million worth treasure is still not discovered.

10 Unsolved Mysteries of World War II, Erwin Rommel and his treasures

9. Anne Frank and her arrest

Anne Frank was a Jew girl who was captured and then killed by the Nazis. Before dying she wrote a diary when she took refuge in Amsterdam and it was in July 1945 that her diary was discovered. But no one has figured out the person who called the Nazis and gave her secret hiding place that got her killed.

10 Unsolved Mysteries of World War II, Anne Frank

8. Amber Room and Eighth Wonder of World

A room called ‘amber room’ was called the eighth wonder of the world as it has deposits of amber and gold in its relics and walls. But during the Second World War, this wonder was dismantled and its relics were shifted to Konigsberg in East Prussia. But soon the Konigsberg Castle was bombarded and the relics were completely destroyed but some have witnessed these relics boarded a ship. None knows if they still exist or not.

10 Unsolved Mysteries of World War II, Amber Room and Eighth Wonder of World

7. British soldiers and Auschwitz

In Auschwitz Camp, names of 17 British soldiers have been discovered, written on a list with some German writing in front of their names that translated to “since then”, “never” and “now”. But it still remains a mystery whether these soldiers were prisoners or were double agents working for Nazis.

10 Unsolved Mysteries of World War II, British soldiers and Auschwitz

6. A US Plane and its Crash Landing

In 1942, US radar sensed that an aircraft has entered their airspace from Japan. Two jets flew alongside it to identify it as a plane like the one used in Japan bombings of Pearl Harbor and its pilot drenched in blood and slouched over as this plane crash landed. But when its remains were analyzed there were no signs of any pilot or his blood.

10 Unsolved Mysteries of World War II, US Plane and its Crash Landing

5. Blutfahne” Flag

One of Hitler’s dear possessions was a relic called the Blutfahne” Flag. Since the World War II, this relic has not yet been seen and only the typical Nazi flag with a swastika sign is seen across the world.

10 Unsolved Mysteries of World War II, Blutfahne Flag

4. Flight 19 over Bermuda Triangle

In 1945, Flight 19 flew over the Bermuda triangle consisting of 5 bomber planes. These planes lost radio signals and disappeared into thin air and their remains were never found out.

10 Unsolved Mysteries of World War II, Flight 19

3. Foo Fighters

Foo Fighter or UFOs were witnessed by many Allied powers during World War II and they thought it was a Nazi spy but to our disbelief, it wasn’t a UFO or a spy machine. It is something undiscoverable. Some identify them as lights, some as natural phenomenon.

10 Unsolved Mysteries of World War II, Foo Fighters

2. Raoul Wallenberg

Wallenberg was the person responsible for freeing 60000 Jews from Nazi occupied areas. He provided them with food, shelter and other supplies. But in 1947, he was held in KGB prison and was reported to have died of heart attack. This seemed to be suspicious and people suspected that he might have been poisoned or shot.

10 Unsolved Mysteries of World War II, Raoul Wallenberg

1. Adolf Hitler and His huge Globe

Hitler had a special “The Führer Globe” designed for him which he kept in his office, close to him. But the allies have never found this globe until now. Its replica was sold for £68,000 ($100,000) in 2007 but the original couldn’t be found.

10 Unsolved Mysteries of World War II, Adolf Hitler and His huge Globe

Mariam Sajid

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