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Did World War Two really end in 1945?
Science fiction author Chris Berman explores a chilling possibility in DAS BELL
Putting aside the fiction for a bit, we learn of real discoveries that perturbed numerous speculations. Scientists know Adolf Hitler may not have died on April 30, 1945. In 2009, American researchers were given access by Russia to what was believed to be a fragment of Adolf Hitler’s skull held by the Kremlin since the end of World War Two. The skull showed an entry wound of a bullet in a position that would indicate suicide. The skull was discovered in a shallow crater just outside of Hitler’s bunker in Berlin with scorched bones of two individuals believed to be Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun. For over sixty years the Soviet, and later, the Russian Government believed Adolf Hitler died by his own hand . . . but they were wrong. American researchers were able to determine that it was not Hitler’s skull, and even not that of a man. The skull fragment belonged to a woman in her early twenties, not thirties like Eva Braun would have been. Neither did the DNA match that of Eva Braun, having been compared with DNA taken from a few of her living relatives. Was Hitler’s “suicide” a clever deception to cover his escape?
A few years back, mysteries surrounding the Nazi Bell began to appear: SS General Hans Kammler arrives at a top secret project, located in Eastern Europe and orders the immediate execution of 62 top Nazi scientists, then removes a strange device before it can fall into Allied hands. This was Die Glocke (“The Bell”). The device required huge amounts of electrical power to activate it. Yet, once in operation, the bell seemed to draw in an almost unlimited amount of power out of thin air—something impossible, unless the Nazis had discovered how to tap into zero-point energy that permeates the universe. The Bell used a highly radioactive purple fuel that was extremely deadly. Several scientists standing too close to The Bell had been reduced to nothing but bones and black liquid when it was in operation. Was The Bell an alien device that the Nazis had discovered? Was it the “wonder weapon” that Hitler claimed could win the war for Germans, or was it something else, something far more sinister?
In Das Bell, Chris Berman speculates, “What if The Bell was a means of opening a gateway to an alternate world, one much like our own but less advanced and ripe for conquest. What if these Nazi conquerors’ ultimate plan was a return to our world to reclaim what had been lost to them seventy years ago?"
Chris Berman states that in doing research on The Bell, quantum theory of the existence of alternate worlds, and the mystery of Hitler’s last days, science fiction–alternate history novel Das Bell was born. Early reviews of the novel have received praise from Nazi occult researcher and author of The Brotherhood of the Bell, Dr. Joseph Farrell; the Polish researcher who uncovered the secret Nazi Documents, Igor Witkowski; Professor of military history, John Broom; and New York Times–bestselling author, David Brin.
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