Charred corpses lie along the electrified fence at Erla Camp No. 3, a subcamp of Buchenwald. These corpses are probably those of would-be escapees, though the lethal charge in the fence was an easy and relatively painless option for suicides. One out of four people passing through the entrance of Buchenwald never left.
April 24, 1916: Easter Rebellion begins.On this day in 1916, on Easter Monday in Dublin, the Irish Republican Brotherhood, a secret organization of Irish nationalists led by Patrick Pearse, launches the so-called Easter Rebellion, an armed uprising against British rule.
Without informing the public, the FBI poisoned liquor with methane, formaldehyde, ammonia, arsenic, propene (which destroys intestines, kidneys, and liver if consumed), acetone (paint thinner) and kerosene during Prohibition (1920-1933) for the purpose of “dissuading” people from using alcohol when they realized prohibition was unenforceable.