TIL that the Nazis believed strongly in the myth of Atlantis. Under the guidance of Heinrich Himmler, archeologists spread the idea that Germans were descended from a superior race of Antlanteans.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazi_archaeology

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  1. I mean, I’m not saying this isn’t true but I find it vaguely suspicious that the section on Atlantis in this wiki article has literally 0 citations. In fact, the entire page seems somewhat light on them and they were all published decades after WW2. I’d take some of the content here with a grain of salt.

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