FUR you the war is over…..

Operation Munchkin: Bizarre Nazi plan to breed giant Angora rabbits in concentration camps for fur-lined clothes for Hitler’s men.

 

Details of a bizarre Nazi plan to breed giant Angora rabbits in concentration camps to provide fur-lined clothing for Hitler’s armed forces has been unearthed in a German archive.

‘Operation Munchkin’, as it was known, was the brainchild of sinister S.S. chief Heinrich Himmler who was had a career as a trained chicken farmer before he became the architect of the Holocaust.

He ordered a breeding programme for the rabbits and specified that they were to be raised in luxury just yards away from the where the most terrible crime against humanity was taking place.

In yet another example of the bizarre contradictions that were the Third Reich, this story of Operation Munchkin, was something I had hitherto not heard of…..  In yet a bizarre twist of fate the SS took to caring for rabbits, in a fashion they no doubt found incomprehensible too when dealing with the other inmates…. 
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