The world is full of secrets and we got a handful of them. Some declassified and long-hidden documents have made many revelations that will shock you. So, get ready to boggle your mind by what you will read now.
1. Hitler’s Execution by Churchill
Sir Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of Britain at the time of war, planned to execute German leader Adolf Hitler in an electric chair. He was also not in favor of releasing Indian independence leader Mohandas Gandhi in 1943.
2. Operation Northwoods
To provoke the innocent people to start a war with Cuba, the Joint Chiefs of Staff and top military leaders of America created a fake terrorist attack plan on its citizen. However, the plan was rejected by the Kennedy administration and it was kept hidden out of embarrassment.
3. Operation Gladio
Operation Gladio was set up by the CIA and NATO to instill fear in the public and controlling them with the strategy of creating tension. It involved false-flag terrorism. Italian government confirmed the existence of Gladio in 1990 when a judge discovered the network during the course of his investigation.
4. My Lai Massacre
It is one of the most horrifying incidents of violence and bloodshed against civilians during the Vietnam War. The massacre in My Lai village took place in 1968 by U.S. Army soldiers who killed more than 500 men, women & children, which was uncovered years later.
5. Operation Paperclip
More than 1,600 German scientists were secretly hired by U.S. government in Operation Paperclip during the ‘Cold War’. President Harry Truman authorized the operation in 1946 to help America’s postwar efforts. Secret US government papers revealed this safe heaven given to Nazis.
6. Dunblane Massacre
In 1996, 16 children and some teachers were killed in Dunblane by Thomas Hamilton. The documents submitted to Lord Cullen’s investigation were placed under a Closure Order of 100-year. It’s been revealed later that there were links between Hamilton and a number of well-known Scots.
7. U.S.S Liberty
Israel attacked the intelligence collection ship named USS Liberty on 8th June 1967, knowing that it was a U.S. Navy ship. It killed 34 U.S. servicemen and injured around 173. Senior officials have known this for years but they kept it hidden for nearly 40 years to save Israel from embarrassment.
8. Plame Affair
In July 2003, a columnist Robert Novak revealed the name of Valerie Plame as a CIA operative. He said two unidentified administration sources have leaked Plame’s name. This sparked 2-year-long investigation to know who disclosed covert agent’s identity. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, the then-Chief of Staff for Vice President Dick Cheney was found guilty.
9. The Lost Bomb
A B-52 bomber crashed at Thule, carrying four hydrogen bombs. The crash created tension between the United States and Denmark as nuclear weapons were prohibited by the country on its terrain. Denmark was never informed that out of four, one bomb was lost, which may still lie on the seabed.
10. The Templars and the Vatican
In 1307, France’s King Philip IV arrested Templar leaders on charges of immorality and heresy. Pope Clement V planned to change the order & forgive the Templars. However, he failed in his endeavor because of the pressure of Philip. The Vatican published secret documents in October 2007 and brought to light the trial of the Knights Templar.