July 4, 2015

Wild Things of World War Two


“The Second World War brought forth death on a massive scale, planet-wide carnage, and the atomic bomb. It also brought forth a number of reports of savage man-beasts. Two stand-out cases came from the former Soviet Union, one in 1941 and the other in 1944. The source of the first account was a respected figure in the Medical Service arm of the Soviet Army: Lt. Col. V.S. Karapetyan. The location was, rather notably, not at all far from the Caucasus Mountains, from where numerous reports have surfaced of the somewhat Bigfoot-like Almasty.

“For around twelve weeks, Karapetyan and his unit were stationed at Buynaksk, in the Republic of Dagestan, doing their utmost to lessen the alarming expansions across Europe by the Nazis. On one particular morning, and quite out of the blue, a Buynaksk-based police officer visited Karapetyan’s camp and shared with him some astonishing news.”

Read the rest of my article at Mysterious Universe here.

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Punk music fan, Tennents Super and Carlsberg Special Brew beer fan, horror film fan, chocolate fan, like to wear black clothes, like to stay up late. Work as a writer.

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