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The Secret Society

A Taste of Death

One woman’s incredible story of her time in Hitler’s ‘poison brigade’.

Photo by Raul Angel on Unsplash

One day in late 2012, Margot Wölk answered a knock at the door of her Berlin apartment. A journalist from a local paper stood before her, wanting to confirm Wölk’s part in an almost unbelievable story: that she had been the only surviving member of a group of fifteen women from an East Prussian village who had acted as poison checkers for Adolph Hitler during the…




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