HFM 112 | Real-Life James Bond Villains, Part 2: Franz Helm and his 16th-Century Rocket Cats

February 9, 2015



Franz Helm had creative ideas of using artillery. One was to strap a primitive jet pack on cats and launch them over the walls of enemy fortifications.

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Michael writes history books on dictators, the Middle East, and insane rulers, not necessarily in that order. He lives somewhere between Europe and Asia (literally)

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