If you’ve seen Sunday’s True Blood episode, Beautifully Broken, then you may be wondering about Nazi werewolves. Well, those werewolves really existed (although not exactly like that). We’ve mentioned Hitler’s werewolves before, but I’m going to share a little more about them. In 1923, a man known as Fritz Kappe created a terrorist group called…Continue readingOrganization Werewolf
According to local legends, outside of the village of Eggerstedt, Germany lived a mysterious figure known simply as “the Old Man.” This man would appear from the Brandsleber Forest and offer to perform tasks for the villagers, such as watching over their flocks of sheep. One day the Old Man herded sheep for a shepherd…Continue readingThe Tale of Werewolf Rock
Long ago in the Fichtel Mountains of Germany a shepherd had gotten fed up with the local wolves carrying off his sheep. One day a particularly large wolf came to snatch up some of his livestock – this is when he acquired the services of the best hunter in town. This huntsman was known to…Continue readingThe Wolfstone
Centuries old records from towns and cities throughout Europe often mention infestations of some sort of supernatural foe. Sometimes it was vampires, other times it was demons or evil spirits, and of course, some times it was werewolves. Records from 1640 show that the German city of Greifswald was once completely overrun by gruesome werewolves.…Continue readingThe Werewolves of Greifswald
Where do werewolves come from? Werewolves are no doubt familiar to anyone who has read a good set of horror stories. These mythical creatures seem like normal humans – except in the case of a full moon. At that time they transform into a wolf, or a wolf and man hybrid creature. While the definition…Continue readingWhere Do Werewolves Come From?