Otto Rahn, The Nazi Occultist Who Hated Nazis and Inspired Indiana Jones

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Otto Rahn, The Nazi Occultist Who Hated Nazis and Inspired Indiana Jones

Tuesday, 17 September

Otto Rahn was a German writer obsessed with finding the Holy Grail -- and, despite being opposed to the Nazi party, as well as openly gay, Otto was financed by one of his biggest fans: Henrich Himmler, the infamous head of the SS. Himmler was convinced Rahn was on to something, pouring money into Rahn's expeditions to find the Grail. So what happened next? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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