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World War II Prison Camp Needlework Had Hidden Subversive Message For Hitler

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The crafty needlework of  British army officer and Nazi prisoner, Major Alexis Casdagli was a raised middle finger to Hitler.

After six months held by the Nazis in a prisoner of war camp, Major Alexis Casdagli was handed a piece of canvas by a fellow inmate. Pinching red and blue thread from a disintegrating pullover belonging to an elderly Cretan general, Casdagli passed the long hours in captivity by painstakingly creating a sampler in cross-stitch. Around decorative swastikas and a banal inscription saying he completed his work in December 1941, the British officer stitched a border of irregular dots and dashes. Over the next four years his work was displayed at the four camps in Germany where he was imprisoned, and his Nazi captors never once deciphered the messages threaded in Morse code: “God Save the King” and “Fuck Hitler”.

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Finland – Be Afraid

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Damn…! I’ll bet before you saw this you didn’t think of Finland as a country to fear in battle (apart from the Viking aspect, of course).


Turing’s Devil Machine

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Yes, computers must be destroyed, for they are the source of all evil in this world. Clearly not the ignorance and hatred this woman is advocating!

Turing's Devil Machine


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