Famous people who disappeared mysteriously
The mysterious cases of missing people always arouse great interest. This is especially true of celebrities, who always paid close attention to society and which, despite this, manage to literally disappearing into thin air. And such cases, there are a lot.
The disappearance of the tamer fuel
Rudolf Diesel is known as the famous German inventor who proposed an effective alternative to the internal combustion engine, which are widely used today. Despite the obvious success of his inventions, the fate of the Diesel is not easy. He had to endure several grueling trials regarding patent law. Oppressed and the fact that in Germany the development of the «tamer fuel» was not appreciated. To make matters worse, in 1913. the great inventor went bankrupt.
In the same year, September 29, Rudolf Diesel from Antwerp went on the steamer «Dresden» in London, where I was to participate in the opening of a plant for the production of engines in its methodology. His presence on Board was registered in the logbook, as well as numerous journalists. The evening of the same day, Diesel went to his cabin, and from that moment on no one and never saw. Moreover, his name somehow was not inscribed in the register of passengers, why time, many doubted that the inventor was on Board «Dresden».
It seemed that the mystery of the disappearance of Rudolf Diesel was resolved before the end of the first world war. According to one German prisoner of war, he, doing the job of German intelligence, dumped Diesel into the water, to prevent its cooperation with the potential enemy. However, evidence of this version were not found and the reason for the disappearance of a brilliant engineer and inventor remained a mystery…
The disappearance of the seekers lost cities
Almost twenty years Percy Fawcett, Colonel in the British army, held in the South American forests, on the instructions of the Royal geographical society. However, his true passion was not the mapping of unknown lands, and the search for traces left behind by unknown civilizations.
Ignoring the smiles of skeptics who said that the Amazon is inhabited by some savages, Fawcett persistently looking for the lost in the jungle of the city like the monumental structures of the Maya or Inca. The Colonel had no doubt that all of these cities once created by the people from Atlantis. Fawcett claimed that his eyes saw into the depths of the jungle are the majestic ruins, but could not produce anything except the basalt figurines and ceramics.
In 1925. Fossett accompanied by his elder son Jack and his friend Raleigh Rimel went looking for the mysterious «city of Z», where he hoped to find representatives of this ancient civilization. However, once travelers crossed the river Xingu (tributary of the Amazon), they never heard nothing.
Attempts to learn the fate Rosetta and two young people made repeatedly, even at the end of the last century, but they were unsuccessful. Someone believes that the members of the expedition killed by the natives, and someone that Fawcett himself became the leader of a tribe of cannibals…
The most simple supposition, that the people died, unable to endure the hardships of the journey, the exotic – that they willingly remained in the jungle, where he created some kind of religious community. But maybe the travelers found the mysterious «city of Z» which is in a parallel dimension?..
The disappearance of the «Golden trombone»
Glenn Miller was the leader of the famous swing orchestra and superstar of the jazz era. He began his career as trombonist and arranger, and in 1937. decided to create his own big band. Written by Miller music is quite popular today.
When the second world war, Glenn wanted to serve as a volunteer on the Pacific front, but by the time he came of military age. Miller did not give up and got permission to create a Military orchestra of the air force. This group gave numerous concerts for soldiers, encouraging them and inspiring victory.
On 15 December 1944. the plane, which was major Miller, went over to Britain and took a course on the recently liberated Paris. Maestro was going to prepare a Christmas performance of his orchestra. But the plane was not destined to land in France, he simply disappeared in a dense fog, which hung over the English channel that day…
The fate of Glenn Miller overgrown with many legends. Of course, saying that he was simply shot down, but some people thought that he was kidnapped by German commandos led by Otto Skorzeny. According to the most bold version, Miller was not only a jazz superstar, but also a Soviet spy, who returned thus to their homeland and there was… Yuri Andropov, the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the CPSU!.. Of course, these two extraordinary people were very similar in appearance, however easier to assume that the American musician was abducted by aliens or fallen into a parallel world, than became head of the USSR…
The disappearance of an unpopular Minister
The seventeenth Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt was the author of many liberal reforms – for example, the abolition of artificial restrictions for immigrants, not giving non-Europeans to enter the country. In 1967. when Holt adopted amendments to the Australian Constitution, with the result that the natives of the continent were granted civil rights. When Holt was done the currency reform also introduced a mandatory call to military service for men over eighteen years of age.
Australians disliked the Prime Minister for his open support of the Vietnam war. At the end of 1966. Holt was even sent to help the American army of 6,000 Australian troops.
In short, the chance of re-election Harold Holt was very small. But then an event happened that was removed from the agenda this question: 17 December 1967. the Prime Minister was on vacation at the beach in the company of the alleged mistresses decided to swim in high waves. The more he ashore never returned.
It was one of the largest in the country’s history, search operations, involving helicopters, divers, police and soldiers. However, all the efforts of the searchers were in vain. Two days later, Harold Holt, was officially presumed dead. However, such large-scale search did not find his body, it was simply impossible. So where did dead or alive – the seventeenth Prime Minister of Australia?..
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